James Corden Announces His Last Year of Hosting

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James Corden announced that he would be leaving his show after seven years.

Sources say that The Late Late Show With James Corden host has extended his contract for one additional season, meaning he’ll be leaving after 2023 spring.

The CBS show featured this news on Thursday’s episode, with Corden revealing his departure to his audience. 

“This will be my last year hosting the show. When I started this journey, it was always going to be just that. It was going to be a journey, an adventure,” Corden told the audience. 

“I never saw it as my final destination, you know? And I never want this show to overstay its welcome in any way. I always want to love making it. And I really think in a year from now that will be a good time to move on and see what else might be out there.” 

The host of the show became an instant hit with viewers. His interviews and moments are unforgettable – from Carpool Karaoke to Crosswalk the Musical to Spill Your Guts or Fill Your Guts; he has brought our favorite shows into new territory. 

Now, suddenly, those bits of laughter will be counted down. 

“Seven years ago, James Corden came to the US and took television by storm, with huge creative and comedic swings that resonated in a big way with viewers on-air and online,” said the President and CEO of CBS George Cheeks in a statement. 

“From ‘Crosswalk the Musical’ to the legendary ‘Carpool Karaoke,’ and every unique comedy segment he introduced, James has truly reimagined many elements of the late-night format. He has also been the consummate network showman, entertaining audiences from his nightly perch at Television City as well as the Tony and Grammy stage.”In my two years at CBS, I’ve had the privilege to see James’ creative genius up close and experience his valuable partnership with CBS, both as a performer and a producer. We wish he could stay longer, but we are very proud he made CBS his American home and that this partnership will extend one more season on The Late Late Show.”

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