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CBS Denies That They're in Talks with Chelsea Handler to Take Over 'Late Late Show'

Despite the rumors, CBS is not in talks to have Chelsea Handler take over The Late Late Show for Craig Ferguson. Last week, The Wrap reported that Handler has been in negotiations for the job and last night, Handler posted a photo to Instagram of herself with a stack of papers with the CBS logo on one with the caption "Business meeting." CBS told Splitsider in a statement, "There are no discussions with Chelsea Handler regarding the network’s 12:30 late night broadcast. Her meeting with CBS yesterday was a general meeting with our syndication group."

Handler announced last month that she's leaving her long-running E! late [...]

Craig Ferguson Is Gonna Be a Game Show Host

Late night host Craig Ferguson is taking on hosting duties for a second show. He's been hired as the host of Celebrity Name Game, a new syndicated game show that'll debut in fall of 2014, THR reports. It's a half-hour show based on the board game Identity Crisis, and it's a fast-paced show that will involve celebrities teaming up with contestants to help guess famous names, including entertainers, athletes, politicians, and cartoon characters. Celebrity Name Game will be produced by Courtney Cox and David Arquette, via their company Coquette Productions. Ferguson, who will become the second Drew Carey Show vet to host a game show following Carey taking [...]

Watch Zach Galifianakis and Craig Ferguson Meet for the First Time

Zach Galifianakis and Craig Ferguson met each other for the first time last night when Galifianakis was a guest on The Late Late Show, and the result was a pretty nutty interview, which you can watch in its entirety above.

Watch Gillian Jacobs Steal Her 'Community' Castmate Alison Brie's Talk Show Appearance

Alison Brie was "sick" so she couldn't make it to her appearance on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. Her Community co-star Gillian Jacobs filled in, but somebody should probably check on Alison Brie to make sure she's not strung up in TV appearance-hungry Gillian Jacobs's attic or something.

Craig Ferguson and Drew Carey Hosted Each Other's Shows This Morning

As announced a couple weeks back, Craig Ferguson and Drew Carey took over hosting duties on each other's shows today for April Fool's Day. Carey hosted the latest episode of Ferguson's The Late Late Show (watch his monologue above), while Ferguson is hosting this morning's episode of Carey's show, The Price Is Right, with Geoff the skeleton joining him as co-host. Check out Carey's full episode of The Late Late Show here.

Jay Leno and Craig Ferguson Interrupted Cameron Esposito's First Late Night Set

Here's a clip of standup Cameron Esposito making her late night debut last night on Craig Ferguson's Late Late Show, where Jay Leno was the guest. A few minutes into her set Esposito made a joke about Leno, which inspired Leno and Ferguson to call her over to the desk. This is probably the most memorable first time on a late night show for any comedian in recent history.

Watch Nathan Fielder Make His Late Night Debut

Nathan Fielder, star of Comedy Central's excellent new show Nathan for You, made his late night talk show debut last night on Craig Ferguson. Like most first time late night guests, he accidentally spilled a cup of water in his lap. These things take practice.

Craig Ferguson to Release New Stand-Up Special on Netflix March 15th

Craig Ferguson, host of CBS's The Late Late Show announced via Twitter last week that he'll be releasing a new hour-long stand-up special on Netflix later this month. Called Craig Ferguson: I'm Here to Help, this is his third stand-up special, following two that debuted on Comedy Central, 2011's Does This Need to Be Said? and 2009's A Wee Bit o' Revolution. I'm Here to Help makes its Netflix debut on March 15th, continuing the trend of comedians releasing specials straight to the streaming service. It's pretty impressive that Craig Ferguson is the only late night host who releases his own stand-up specials and that he's been able to put out [...]

Drew Carey and Craig Ferguson Will Host Each Other's Shows on April Fool's Day

Drew Carey and Craig Ferguson are set to try out each other's jobs for a day. USA Today reports that the duo, who spent nearly a decade starring on ABC's The Drew Carey Show together, will be guest-hosting each other's shows on April 1st, with Ferguson anchoring daytime game show The Price Is Right and Carey taking over Ferguson's The Late Late Show. Both shows are broadcast on CBS.

Carey will be bringing his announcer, George Gray, and the Price is Right models to Late Late Show. Last year for April Fool's, Carey and Gray switched places with the models on the show. Ferguson already taped his Price [...]

Watch Jon Hamm and Craig Ferguson Have a Lovely Conversation

Jon Hamm went on Craig Ferguson last night, and as you suspect, the two had a goofy, fun chat with each other. It's mostly about sports but ends in a big hug.

Craig Ferguson Addresses the Boston Tragedy

All the late night hosts addressed the Boston tragedy on their shows last night, but Craig Ferguson discussed the day's horrific events in a particularly heartfelt and compelling way. Full video of the opening to his show is embedded above.

Lena Dunham and Craig Ferguson Have a Chat

Here's Girls star and creator Lena Dunham on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson last night, with Ferguson comforting Dunham a lot and explaining the ins and outs of showbiz to her. The most important thing we learn is that Lena Dunham doesn't have the power to decide when the commercial breaks go on a late night show.