James Corden will complete his duties as host The late late show in 2023.
The British host who took over the role from Craig Ferguson in 2015, has extended his contract with CBS for one more season and then ends his stay in the spring of 2023. He will share more details about his decision during his monologue about the show tonight.
Corden is best known for adding to the show popular musical segments such as “Carpool Karaoke” and “Crosswalk the Musical,” which got A-list talent to sing along with the host in the car or on the streets of Los Angeles. Both “Carpool Karaoke” and “Drop the Mic” were spun off for independent shows for Apple and TBS, respectively.
Corden, who has hosted the Grammy and Tony Awards, has also taken on film roles in recent years, including in the fateful Cats and The Prom. He has won 10 Emmys, including for his special Carpool karaoke: When Corden met McCartney live from Liverpool.
“Seven years ago, James Corden came to the United States and took television by storm with great creative and comic fluctuations that resonated with viewers on air and online,” he said. George Cheeks, President and CEO of CBS. “From ‘Crosswalk the Musical’ to the legendary ‘Carpool Karaoke’ and every single comedy segment he introduced, James has really rediscovered many elements of late night format.”