Stephen Colbert Planning To Return To ‘The Late Show’ On Monday After Surgery

Stephen Colbert is set to return to the Ed Sullivan Theater on Monday after suffering a ruptured appendix.

The Late Show was canceled last week after the comedian had to have surgery. It meant that he wasn’t able to talk to guests including Jennifer Garner, Baz Luhrmann, Patrick Stewart, Jon Batiste and Kelsey Grammer, nor air Barbra Streisand taking The Colbert Questionert.

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However, he is planning to be on the show next week and has lined up a guest list of stars.

On Monday, Sarah Paulson and Jason Isbell will be on the show with the Drive-By Trucker performing with his band the 400 Unit. Tuesday sees Mark Ruffalo and a performance by Daniel Caesar; Wednesday has Nicki Minaj and Sara Bareilles, while Colbert will close out the week with Rep. Liz Cheney, who is touting a new book with the revelation that Donald Trump was “depressed” and “not eating” after the January 6 insurrection. Sara Bareilles will also perform on Thursday.

Elsewhere in late-night, Charlamagne Tha God will host The Daily Show for the second time.

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon will have guests including Dua Lipa, Benny Safdie, Brad Paisley, Julia Roberts, Hasan Minhaj, J Balvin, Matt Bomer, Olivia Rodrigo, and finalists from Squid Game: The Challenge.

Late Night with Seth Meyers will have Michael Shannon & Jason Narducy, Rachel Bloom, Elizabeth Banks, Jesse David Fox, Maluma, Tony Shalhoub, Colin Jost and Gael García Bernal.

Jimmy Kimmel Live!, meanwhile, has Ray Romano, Sebastian Maniscalco, Bill Burr, Lily Gladstone, Mahershala Ali, Greta Lee, Adam Levine and Halle Bailey.

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