RTL CBS Entertainment HD Brings The Late Show With Stephen Colbert

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RTL CBS Entertainment HD today announced that itwill premiere THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT first and exclusive in Asia on 10 September, Thursday at 10:50pm (9:50pm JKT/BKK). Emmy® and Peabody Award-winning host Stephen Colbert takes over from David Letterman as the host, executive producer and writer of the show. Best known for his Comedy Central show, “The Colbert Report,” Colbert is also a best-selling author and accomplished actor, writer, producer and comedian. From its debut, “The Colbert Report” was a critical and cultural success, winning two Peabody Awards and earning 37 Emmy Award nominations. The series won the Emmy for Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program in 2008, 2010, 2013 and 2014. Prior to hosting “The Colbert Report,” Colbert spent eight years as the longest-tenured correspondent on “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.”

Guests appearing on the show’s first episode are Academy Award® winner George Clooney, Republican presidential candidate and former Governor of Florida Jeb Bush and a musical performance by THE LATE SHOW’s bandleader Jon Batiste with his band Stay Human and special guests.

During THE LATE SHOW’s inaugural week, Colbert will also welcome Scarlett Johansson, Amy Schumer, Stephen King, Tesla Motors and Space X CEO Elon Musk and Uber CEO Travis Kalanick. In addition, the show will feature musical performances by GRAMMY® Award-winning artists Kendrick Lamar and Toby Keith, as well as Troubled Waters.

THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT will air weeknights at 10:50pm (9:50pm JKT/BKK) followed by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 11:45pm (10:45pm JKT/BKK) making RTL CBS Entertainment HD the destination for late night talk.

About RTL CBS Entertainment HD
Launched in Asia in 2013, RTL CBS Entertainment HD is the first channel of RTL CBS Asia Entertainment Network, the venture formed by world leading content producers, RTL Group and CBS Studios International. A general entertainment channel, it offers a balanced mix of reality, drama, comedy and daily programs and features exclusive first run content aired soon after the initial US broadcast including series Scorpion, Extant, House of Cards, Under The Dome, Elementary and Beauty and the Beast; talent competitions Britain’s Got Talent and The X Factor UK; and daily shows Entertainment Tonight, The Insider and The Late Late Show with James Corden.

About RTL CBS Asia Entertainment Network
RTL CBS Asia Entertainment Network is a venture of two of the world’s largest content producers: RTL Group, the leading European entertainment network, and CBS Studios International, the leading supplier of programming to the international market places. The Network has two channels: the general entertainment channel, RTL CBS Entertainment HD and the male-skewed entertainment channel, RTL CBS Extreme HD. Both channels are widely distributed in Southeast Asia and are localized in five languages.

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