Parents' Guide to

The Late Late Show with James Corden

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Affable British host garners laughs in talk/comedy show.

TV CBS Comedy 2015
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age 15+

Based on 51 parent reviews

age 14+

Exploiting the fame of Bts and the power of ARMY to stir up controversy

This person is disgusting. All he wants is to get attention and some interest in his show, which is useless. He brings the Army and BTS on his dirty tongue.
age 10+

Dont Bother

This guy is so shady

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Too much consumerism

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (51):
Kids say (19):

Corden puts a gleeful new face to this established show, and his enthusiasm is infectious for those who watch. His comedy style is neither snarky nor condescending, and he shows that he's as willing to be the brunt of a joke as he is to get laughs at someone else's expense. The skits are clever and incorporate celebrities in unpredictable ways, yielding lots of laughs.

The most noticeable difference between The Late Late Show and other late-night offerings is the dual-interview format that sees both of the night's guests seated side by side on the couch and Corden next to them on a chair, rather than behind a more traditional desk. This sets a more congenial atmosphere and lets the celebrities to feed off each other's comments and jokes. It also allows for a longer interview, which is a welcome change when the interplay is going well but could be a hindrance if the guests don't already have a rapport with each other. Ultimately, though, Corden proves he's worthy of the spot and likely won't disappoint late-night comedy fans.

TV Details

  • Premiere date: March 23, 2015
  • Cast: James Corden
  • Network: CBS
  • Genre: Comedy
  • TV rating: TV-14
  • Last updated: April 13, 2023

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