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Late Show with Stephen Colbert goes Live for presidential election coverage

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In November, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert will broadcast two live shows during the week of the presidential election.

Fans can set a reminder to watch on Monday, Nov. 7 and Wednesday, Nov. 9 (11:35 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on CBS. The network announced this week that Colbert will host both shows from the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York.

These live shows are in addition to the previously announced live election night special on SHOWTIME Tuesday, Nov. 8 (11:00 PM, live ET/8:00 PM, live PT).

On Monday, Nov. 7, Stephen Colbert will be joined by Don Cheadle, Katherine Waterston and musical guest Drive-By Truckers. On Wednesday, Nov. 9, Colbert welcomes Miles Teller, Neil deGrasse Tyson and Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog.

The live broadcasts of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert that followed the recent presidential and vice presidential debates earned strong ratings as well as critical acclaim from other outlets.

The live show on Oct. 19 following the final debate delivered 3.08m viewers, resulting in THE LATE SHOW’s largest Wednesday audience since Sept. 19, 2015. THE LATE SHOW posted its best Wednesday delivery since April 6, and its best Wednesday rating since Feb. 10.

THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT, a production of The Late Show Inc., airs weeknights (11:35 PM-12:37 AM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Stephen Colbert, Chris Licht, Tom Purcell and Jon Stewart are the executive producers.

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