Amy Schumer, George Clooney, Jeb Bush booked for Stephen Colbert's 'Late Show'

Karen Butler
Stephen Colbert debuts as Late Show host on Sept. 8. File Photo by Andrew Harrer/Pool
Stephen Colbert debuts as "Late Show" host on Sept. 8. File Photo by Andrew Harrer/Pool | License Photo

NEW YORK, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- George Clooney, Jeb Bush, Amy Schumer and Stephen King are among the first-week guests booked for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, CBS announced Monday.

The late-night chat program is to premiere Sept. 8. The first episode will include appearances by Clooney and Bush, and will feature a musical performance by new Late Show bandleader Jon Batiste and his band Stay Human.


Set to visit the show Sept. 9 are Scarlett Johansson, Kendrick Lamar, and SpaceX and Tesla Motors Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk.

Uber Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick and Toby Keith will guest star on the Sept. 10 edition of the show, while Schumer and King will help Colbert wrap up his inaugural week as host of The Late Show.

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