CBS SERIES SCORE POSTSEASON FOOTBALL SPOTLIGHTS
"THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT" TO BROADCAST FOLLOWING LATE LOCAL NEWS AFTER "SUPER BOWL LIII" ON FEB. 3
"THE LATE LATE SHOW with JAMES CORDEN" TO AIR AFTER LOCAL NEWS FOLLOWING AFC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME ON JAN. 20
ROOKIE DRAMA "MAGNUM P.I." ALSO RECEIVES
PRIME AFC POSTGAME SLOT
With postseason football right around the corner, CBS has announced the lineup of late night and primetime shows that will receive big promotional platforms following both the AFC Championship game on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019 and SUPER BOWL LIII two weeks later on Sunday, Feb. 3.
THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT, the #1 show in late night in all measures, has secured a special Sunday slot immediately following the late local news after SUPER BOWL LIII on Sunday, Feb. 3 (11:35 PM-12:37 AM, ET/8:35 PM-9:37 PM, PT; time is approximate). At the conclusion of the game (and preceding local news) is the previously announced special premiere of the new competition series THE WORLD'S BEST (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/7:00-8:00 PM, PT; time is approximate after post-game coverage), hosted by THE LATE LATE SHOW's James Corden, with judges Drew Barrymore, RuPaul Charles and Faith Hill.
Additionally, following late local news on Sunday, Jan. 20 (11:35 PM-12:35 AM, ET/8:35 PM-9:35 PM, PT; time is approximate), CBS will present a special Sunday episode of THE LATE LATE SHOW with JAMES CORDEN. Earlier in the evening, immediately following the AFC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME, the Network will air a new episode of freshman series MAGNUM P.I. (10:00-11:00 PM ET/7:00-8:00 PM, PT; time is approximate after post-game coverage).
This season, THE LATE SHOW is #1 in late night, averaging over 3.5 million viewers and consistently beating its closest competition by over one million viewers. THE LATE LATE SHOW is a broadcast and digital hit, boasting the top three most-watched late night videos on YouTube (#1 "Adele Carpool Karaoke" with 188 million views, #2 "Justin Bieber Carpool Karaoke" with 140 million views, and #3 "One Direction Carpool Karaoke" with 134 million views). MAGNUM P.I., which has increased viewership in the time period +23% over last season, will air another new episode on Monday, Jan. 21 in its regular 8:00-9:00 PM time period.
Guests for both THE LATE SHOW and THE LATE LATE SHOW will be announced at a later date.
About THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT
Stephen Colbert brings his signature satire and comedy to THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT, the #1 show in late night in all measures, where he talks with an eclectic mix of guests about what is new and relevant in the worlds of politics, entertainment, business, music, technology and more. Featuring bandleader Jon Batiste with his band Stay Human, the Emmy Award-nominated show is broadcast from the historic Ed Sullivan Theater. Stephen Colbert took over as host, executive producer and writer of THE LATE SHOW on Sept. 8, 2015. Stephen Colbert, Chris Licht, Tom Purcell and Jon Stewart are executive producers for The Late Show, Inc., a CBS Company.
About THE LATE LATE SHOW with JAMES CORDEN
Each weeknight, James Corden invites the audience to join in on the fun as the Emmy Award-winning THE LATE LATE SHOW with JAMES CORDEN features a mix of celebrity guests, musical acts, games and sketches. Corden differentiates his show by giving a peek behind-the-scenes into the green room, bringing all of his guests out at once and lending his musical and acting talents to various sketches. Additionally, bandleader Reggie Watts and the house band provide Corden with original, improvised music throughout the show. Since Corden took the reins as host in March 2015, the show has quickly become known for generating buzzworthy viral videos, such as "Carpool Karaoke." Ben Winston and Rob Crabbe are executive producers for CBS Broadcasting Inc.
About MAGNUM P.I.
MAGNUM P.I. stars Jay Hernandez as Thomas Magnum, a decorated former Navy SEAL who, upon returning home from Afghanistan, repurposes his military skills to become a private investigator. Perdita Weeks, Stephen Hill, Zachary Knighton, Tim Kang and Amy Hill also star. Peter M. Lenkov, Eric Guggenheim, Justin Lin, John Davis, John Fox and Danielle Woodrow are executive producers for CBS Television Studios in association with Universal Television.