Singapore, 07 July 2015 – RTL CBS Entertainment HD today announced that it will bring THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN to Asia. Featuring the world’s biggest stars, THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN will air weeknights starting 03 August at 11:45pm (10:45pm JKT/BKK) with a selection of the best episodes to-date as well current episodes aired express from the U.S. Season 2 will premiere on 10 September 2015 at 11:45pm (10:45pm JKT/BKK).
James Corden took the reigns as host of THE LATE LATE SHOW in March 2015. Since its first week on-air in the U.S., THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN has consistently attracted Hollywood’s biggest stars helping make it one of this year’s most buzzed about new shows. Tinseltown’s A-listers who have appeared on the show include Tom Hanks, Mila Kunis, Mariah Carey, David Beckham, Will Ferrell and One Direction.
THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN’s official YouTube channel has racked up more than 50 million views due to the popularity of the show’s creative segments, which have featured actors like Tom Hanks and Arnold Schwarzenegger acting out their careers in a few minutes with Corden. The Carpool Karaoke segments with Mariah Carey, Iggy Azalea and Justin Bieber have also become very popular on social media.
The social chatter around THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN, which is distributed globally by CBS Studios International, has also delivered huge ratings growth for CBS over the same time period the previous year. Fans and followers on Twitter and Facebook are up double to triple-digits, respectively. According to Nielsen Social, THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN was also the most-social broadcast show in its time period in its first week and second among all late night talk shows.
The show’s bandleader is comedian/musician Reggie Watts, an internationally renowned vocalist, beatboxer, musician, comedian and improviser known for his musical sets that are created on the spot, using only his voice and a looping machine.
James Corden, 36, comes to American late night television with a growing list of award-winning and critically acclaimed credits. He is a Tony Award-winning performer on Broadway, a BAFTA-winning star of a UK television series, a feature film actor and an acclaimed host, writer and producer in several genres of television. THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN is produced by CBS Productions and executive produced by Ben Winston & Rob Crabbe.
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 and The Insider.
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 place. 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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