‘The Late Late Show with James Corden’ ending in April

James Corden’s last evening with “The Late Late Show” is simply months away and can embody extra fanfare than traditional.

CBS introduced Friday that “The Late Late Show with James Corden” will air its last episode on April 27 at 12:37 a.m. Pacific. Before the finale that Corden stated is sure to be emotional, CBS will air a prime-time particular devoted to the English comic’s time behind the desk.

The community will “celebrate the incredible groundbreaking impact James Corden has made on late night television,” the discharge concerning the finale acknowledged. “The Last Last Late Late Show” may also air April 27, at 10 p.m.

CBS additionally revealed that the Tony winner will crew with “Top Gun: Maverick” star Tom Cruise for “an epic musical performance during ‘The Lion King’” on the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood.

As “The Late Late Show’s” last day nears, extra particulars across the particular and visitors becoming a member of the present’s lineup might be revealed, CBS stated.

Corden introduced that he can be leaving the present in April of 2022.

“I never want this show to overstay its welcome in any way. I always want to love making it,” he instructed followers close to the highest of an episode. “And I really think in a year from now, that will be a good time to move on and see what else might be out there.”

Corden’s transfer marked the primary of final yr’s many late-night shuffles. In July 2022, TBS canceled “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee,” and months later Trevor Noah introduced his exit from “The Daily Show.”

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After “The Late Late Show’s” run ends in April, CBS will reportedly fill the vacant time slot with a reboot of the sport present “@midnight.”

Leading as much as Corden’s last episode, CBS stated it is going to “increase the audience size” of “The Late Late Show” to accommodate followers who “want to attend a taping before” the collection ends.

Corden debuted as “The Late Late Show” host in 2015, and has since gained reputation for his “Carpool Karaoke” section and gone viral for a number of sketches — together with that notorious “Cinderella” stunt. During his tenure, “The Late Late Show” gained a number of Emmy Awards.

Corden stated final yr it is perhaps greatest to get the tissues prepared for his last episode.

“There will be so many tears. ‘Cause this has been the hardest decision I’ve ever had to make, it really has,” he stated. “I’ve never taken this job for granted. Ever. Not once.”

Times employees author Tracy Brown contributed to this report.