The BEST Episodes of The Late Late Show with James Corden

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 19, 2019

Network: CBS

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.

Gerard Butler, Will Forte, M. Ward

#1 - Gerard Butler, Will Forte, M. Ward

Season 1 - Episode 157

star 10.00
1 votes
Queen Latifah, David Walliams, Elle King

#2 - Queen Latifah, David Walliams, Elle King

Season 1 - Episode 158

star 9.00
1 votes
Claire Foy, Method Man, Michael Palascak

#3 - Claire Foy, Method Man, Michael Palascak

Season 3 - Episode 103

star 9.00
3 votes
Jessica Alba, Gabrielle Union, Josh Gondelman

#4 - Jessica Alba, Gabrielle Union, Josh Gondelman

Season 4 - Episode 121

James welcomes actress Jessica Alba, actress Gabrielle Union, and comic Josh Gondelman.

star 9.00
1 votes
Mindy Kaling, Adam Scott, Lewis Capaldi

#5 - Mindy Kaling, Adam Scott, Lewis Capaldi

Season 4 - Episode 125

James welcomes actress Mindy Kaling, actor Adam Scott, with musical guest Lewis Capaldi.

star 9.00
1 votes
Colin Farrell, Wanda Sykes, Jack Hanna & animals, Demi Lovato

#6 - Colin Farrell, Wanda Sykes, Jack Hanna & animals, Demi Lovato

Season 1 - Episode 164

star 9.00
4 votes
Ariana Grande, Vanessa Hudgens, Matt Smith

#7 - Ariana Grande, Vanessa Hudgens, Matt Smith

Season 3 - Episode 145

star 8.67
3 votes
Brit Marling, Kunal Nayyar, Fifth Harmony

#8 - Brit Marling, Kunal Nayyar, Fifth Harmony

Season 1 - Episode 81

star 8.60
5 votes
Chris Hardwick, Nina Dobrev, Fitz and the Tantrums

#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.

star 8.60
5 votes
Christian Slater, Christina Applegate, Elle King

#10 - Christian Slater, Christina Applegate, Elle King

Season 1 - Episode 58

star 8.50
6 votes
Kendall Jenner, Michael Strahan, Hey Violet

#11 - Kendall Jenner, Michael Strahan, Hey Violet

Season 2 - Episode 98

star 8.50
4 votes
Matthew Broderick, Gina Rodriguez, Christopher Meloni

#12 - Matthew Broderick, Gina Rodriguez, Christopher Meloni

Season 3 - Episode 47

star 8.50
2 votes
Sterling K. Brown, James Marsden, Brian Tyree Henry, Shawn Mendes, Julia Michaels

#13 - Sterling K. Brown, James Marsden, Brian Tyree Henry, Shawn Mendes, Julia Michaels

Season 3 - Episode 122

star 8.50
2 votes
Allison Janney, Samuel L. Jackson, Jonas Brothers

#14 - 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.

star 8.50
2 votes
Renée Zellweger, Ben Kingsley, Oliver Tree

#15 - Renée Zellweger, Ben Kingsley, Oliver Tree

Season 4 - Episode 120

James welcomes actress Renée Zellweger, actor Ben Kingsley, with musical guest Oliver Tree.

star 8.50
2 votes
Tom Hanks, Gillian Anderson, David Blaine, Michelle Obama

#16 - 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.

star 8.50
8 votes
Ian McKellen, Louis Tomlinson, Simon Pegg

#17 - Ian McKellen, Louis Tomlinson, Simon Pegg

Season 4 - Episode 129

James welcomes actor Ian McKellen, singer-songwriter Louis Tomlinson, and actor Simon Pegg.

star 8.50
2 votes
Mel Brooks, Jerrod Carmichael

#18 - Mel Brooks, Jerrod Carmichael

Season 1 - Episode 82

Mel Brooks, Jerrod Carmichael

star 8.33
3 votes
Alicia Vikander, Luke Wilson, Zach Woods, Sir Sly

#19 - Alicia Vikander, Luke Wilson, Zach Woods, Sir Sly

Season 3 - Episode 10

star 8.33
6 votes
Billy Crystal, One Direction

#20 - Billy Crystal, One Direction

Season 1 - Episode 117

star 8.33
3 votes
Christina Hendricks, Luke Hemsworth, Abigail Spencer

#21 - Christina Hendricks, Luke Hemsworth, Abigail Spencer

Season 3 - Episode 98

star 8.33
3 votes
Lucy Liu, Mandy Patinkin, Shawn Mendes

#22 - Lucy Liu, Mandy Patinkin, Shawn Mendes

Season 3 - Episode 121

star 8.33
3 votes
Orlando Bloom, Cate Blanchett, Niall Horan, Andrew Lloyd Webber

#23 - Orlando Bloom, Cate Blanchett, Niall Horan, Andrew Lloyd Webber

Season 3 - Episode 128

star 8.33
3 votes
Lily James, Millie Bobby Brown, Little Mix

#24 - Lily James, Millie Bobby Brown, Little Mix

Season 4 - Episode 128

James welcomes actress Lily James, actress Millie Bobby Brown, with musical guest Little Mix.

star 8.33
3 votes
David Duchovny, Jeff Bridges, the Last Shadow Puppets

#25 - David Duchovny, Jeff Bridges, the Last Shadow Puppets

Season 2 - Episode 40

star 8.25
8 votes