The BEST Episodes of The Late Late Show with James Corden
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jul 26, 2019
The 36-year-old comedian, James Corden, came to American late night television in 2015 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 UK television, and a feature film actor with two blockbuster releases this year. Now he'll bring all of those talents to host “The Late Late Show,” a nightly hour of comedy, music, and interviews with the biggest stars in the world.
#1 - Gerard Butler, Will Forte, M. Ward
Season 1 - Episode 157
#2 - Queen Latifah, David Walliams, Elle King
Season 1 - Episode 158
#3 - Claire Foy, Method Man, Michael Palascak
Season 3 - Episode 103
#4 - Jessica Alba, Gabrielle Union, Josh Gondelman
Season 4 - Episode 121
James welcomes actress Jessica Alba, actress Gabrielle Union, and comic Josh Gondelman.
#5 - Mindy Kaling, Adam Scott, Lewis Capaldi
Season 4 - Episode 125
James welcomes actress Mindy Kaling, actor Adam Scott, with musical guest Lewis Capaldi.
#6 - Colin Farrell, Wanda Sykes, Jack Hanna & animals, Demi Lovato
Season 1 - Episode 164
#7 - Ariana Grande, Vanessa Hudgens, Matt Smith
Season 3 - Episode 145
#8 - Brit Marling, Kunal Nayyar, Fifth Harmony
Season 1 - Episode 81
#9 - Chris Hardwick, Nina Dobrev, Fitz and the Tantrums
Season 2 - Episode 122
TV host Chris Hardwick (The Wall (2016) and @midnight (2013)); Nina Dobrev (xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017)); Fitz and The Tantrums perform.
#10 - Christian Slater, Christina Applegate, Elle King
Season 1 - Episode 58
#11 - Kendall Jenner, Michael Strahan, Hey Violet
Season 2 - Episode 98
#12 - Matthew Broderick, Gina Rodriguez, Christopher Meloni
Season 3 - Episode 47
#13 - Judd Apatow, Aaron Sorkin, Rachel Platten
Season 3 - Episode 56
#14 - Sterling K. Brown, James Marsden, Brian Tyree Henry, Shawn Mendes, Julia Michaels
Season 3 - Episode 122
#15 - Allison Janney, Samuel L. Jackson, Jonas Brothers
Season 4 - Episode 85
James welcomes actress Allison Janney, actor Samuel L. Jackson, and comedy with Jonas Brothers.
#16 - Renée Zellweger, Ben Kingsley, Oliver Tree
Season 4 - Episode 120
James welcomes actress Renée Zellweger, actor Ben Kingsley, with musical guest Oliver Tree.
#17 - Tom Hanks, Gillian Anderson, David Blaine, Michelle Obama
Season 4 - Episode 127
Actor Tom Hanks, actress Gillian Anderson, and magician David Blaine. Michelle Obama leads Team USA in a dodgeball match against Corden’s Team UK where the teams feature Melissa McCarthy, Benedict Cumberbatch, Harry Styles, Kate Hudson, Allison Janney, Mila Kunis, Lena Waithe, John Bradley, and Reggie Watts.
#18 - Ian McKellen, Louis Tomlinson, Simon Pegg
Season 4 - Episode 129
James welcomes actor Ian McKellen, singer-songwriter Louis Tomlinson, and actor Simon Pegg.
#19 - Mel Brooks, Jerrod Carmichael
Season 1 - Episode 82
Mel Brooks, Jerrod Carmichael
#20 - Alicia Vikander, Luke Wilson, Zach Woods, Sir Sly
Season 3 - Episode 10
#21 - Billy Crystal, One Direction
Season 1 - Episode 117
#22 - Connie Britton, Bradley Whitford, Jamie Bell, Cirque du Soleil Luzia
Season 3 - Episode 54
Actress Connie Britton ("9-1-1"); actor Bradley Whitford ("The Post"); actor Jamie Bell ("Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool)"; a performance from Cirque du Soleil Luzia