Stephen Colbert’s opening week of The Late Show features a killer lineup of Hollywood “It” stars like George Clooney, Amy Schumer and … Elon Musk?
Apparently, Musk has reached Clooney-like fame, but he’s not the only tech titan to be invited on board for Colbert’s big debut, who is taking over for David Letterman on the revered talk show. Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is appearing, too.
Here’s the lineup so far: Sept. 8 will be Clooney and Jeb Bush; Sept. 9 will feature Scarlett Johansson and Musk; Sept. 10, Kalanick and Toby Keith; and Sept. 11, Schumer and Stephen King.
As CNN Money reports a huge part of The Late Show‘s new strategy is finally embracing viral videos and catching up to Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel in this department. Colbert’s been cranking out viral videos this summer to build up anticipation for his new gig. In fact, the new homepage for The Late Show is nothing but videos.
Below, Colbert on his “Colbeard”: