06:52 AM EDT 03/26/2015
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson
Originally posted 03/23/2015 04:10PM
While James Corden is not entirely new to the United States, he's not entering The Late Late Show with nearly the same level of familiarity to U.S. audiences as his predecessor, Craig Ferguson.
Originally posted 03/23/2015 11:30AM
As James Corden undergoes the final preparations before making his debut as the host of The Late Late Show on Monday night, he can at least be assured he's made one "perfect" choice.
Corden tells PEOPLE that he'd already made his wish to have Tom Hanks as a guest known during a press tour back in December: "Someone showed me a video from the Into the Woods junket ... and I'm saying, 'Tom Hanks. I just think he's the perfect movie star.' "
Corden, 36, continues, "I'm so just overjoyed that he is going to be the first person that I get to talk to on the show. I just adore him and am such a fan."
Originally posted 02/03/2015 03:15PM
What Craig Ferguson would really like to do is ... write and produce a drama series.
The former host of The Late Late Show – who stepped down from his longtime hosting job in December – has already lined up a big new gig. He'll produce and possibly star in new scripted and unscripted shows for Lionsgate TV, the studio responsible for hits like Orange Is the New Black for Netflix and Nashville for ABC, among others.
"I don't really want to do another talk show," Ferguson tells PEOPLE exclusively. "I mean, I should never say never. But I want to look at everything else. I want to do stuff that I feel excited about going to work in the morning, to do something that's a bit different. Other than that, I really don't know. I should have an agenda!"
Originally posted 01/12/2015 09:30PM
Originally posted 12/18/2014 03:40PM
Craig Ferguson will host his final Late Late Show on Friday, wrapping up a stellar decade-long run.
Ahead of the big night, PEOPLE spoke to the 52-year-old Scot about why he was ready to walk away from the franchise and how he changed the late-night genre.
Originally posted 10/16/2014 08:50AM
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Originally posted 09/10/2014 04:00PM
Why he didn't want David Letterman's job and his plans for life after late night
Originally posted 09/29/2014 09:30AM
Hosting a late night talk show was never a career goal for Craig Ferguson.
As the comedian prepares to exit The Late Late Show in December, Ferguson, 52, tells PEOPLE he held the gig a lot longer than he expected – and never held out hope that he would replace David Letterman.
"I didn't want it," said Ferguson. "I know it is very hard to get people to believe it. It was never my inclination. I never wanted to be a late night host. I did it because it was fun, entertaining and engaging."
Originally posted 09/08/2014 11:05AM
CBS will rely on another European to keep up the laughs in late night.
British actor-comedian James Corden, 36, will take over as the new host of The Late Late Show in 2015, replacing the Scotland-born Craig Ferguson, who announced in April that he'll step down from the late-night show that he's hosted for the past 10 years.
Ferguson's final broadcast will be in December.
Originally posted 05/28/2014 09:30AM
Betty White has been a longtime advocate for animals – her charity work on behalf of all things furry and feathered is well-documented.
But Tuesday on The Late Late Show, she revealed to Craig Ferguson that there's at least one member of the animal kingdom that must not have gotten the memo.
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