A short, hostile chat with Sue Hum; Julia Louis-Dreyfus discusses raising teenagers; another edition of Alan Kalter's Month of the Month; Michael Somerville does stand-up; David Gray performed "Back in the World."
Dave's pool boy interrupts the monologue; insight on the Dollar Tree buyout of Family Dollar; Zoe Saldana plugs Guardians of the Galaxy; former White House press secretary Jay Carney promotes his memoir and shares some insight into his old job; Crash performed "Motion Animal."
Emma Stone, Nathan Fielder, and American Authors are the scheduled guests.
Candi Staton sits in with the band; audio footage of President Obama talking to a credit card hotline; Dave stews over a recent development in the Archie comic books; Jason Segal and Dave talk about Mexican food; Liv Tyler plugs "The Leftovers" and discusses a recent road trip; Trampled By Turtles performed "Are You Behind the Shining Star?"moreless
"Footage" of the supermoon nicking Dave's satellite dish; Sue Hum interrupts the monologue with an electric mixer; a list of presidential phallic nicknames; a discussion on robotic mules; Kurt Russell plugs his documentary The Battered Bastards of Baseball and gives Dave some wine; Hannibal Buress does stand-up; Sturgill Simpson (in his TV debut) performed "A Life of Sin."moreless
An ad for people that don't want to dance at the prom; Dave apologizes for a faux pas at the Indy Grand Prix; Harry Connick Jr. discusses flying with Leonard Nimoy and his approach as an "American Idol" judge; Dave trips up Jesse Eisenberg with an acting question; The Black Keys performed "Fever" on 53rd Street.moreless
A "campaign ad" for Rob Ford in rehab; throughout the night, (real) U.S. troops send Mother's Day greetings; Nathan Fillion talks about his hair; Tom Dreesen tells yet another Sinatra anecdote; Hunter Hayes performed "Tattoo."
4024: Writer Steve Young apologizes for a cheap gag; The Fault In Our Stars actress Shailene Woodley addresses rumors about eating clay; Peyton Manning and Dave take part in another "Late Show QB Challenge" on 53rd Street.
A preview of the new Netflix series "House of Crack" starring Rob Ford; an all-visual Top Ten; the legendary Don Rickles discusses his recent health woes and comments on Dave's pending retirement; comedienne Carmen Lynch riffs on her cat; The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger (featuring Sean Lennon) performed "Animals."moreless
Kiefer Sutherland promotes "24: Live Another Day"; author (and former Late Night staffer) Adam Resnick promotes his new book; in his network television debut, Benjamin Booker performed "Violent Shiver."
Dave welcomes actor Simon Helberg and a performance by Young the Giant. Plus, Stupid Human Tricks!
Dave welcomes TV host Meredith Vieira and a performance by Band of Horses.
More Skyping with Monica Darby; Dave interrupts "Charts and Graphs" to reminisce about Doug Henning; Peter Dinklage talks about his old apartment in Brooklyn; Hari Kondabolu does stand-up; Sage the Gemini (featuring Iamsu) performed "Gas Pedal."
Another Skype chat (or three) with Monica Darby; Small Town News features a security camera theft; Bryan Cranston promotes the Broadway play "All the Way"; "Big Bag Theory" star Melissa Rauch discusses working with Bob Newhart; in his network TV debut, Le1f (featuring Blood Orange) performed "Wut."
3998: fake intro inspired by "The Young & The Restless"; Pat Farmer and "Little Pat" interrupt the monologue to plug their band; the return of Late Show Fun Facts; Mary-Louise Parker talks about her son; comedian Lenny Marcus makes his network TV debut; Joan Jett and the Blackhearts performed "Any Weather."moreless
Dave welcomes Tom Brokaw and musician Bob Mould.
Dave welcomes actor Tom Selleck, actress Carrie Brownstein and a performance by David Nail.
Dave welcomes actor Michael Keaton and a performance by Phantogram.
Dave welcomes actor Zach Braff, Sgt. Brendan Marrocco and Dr. Andrew Lee and a performance by Future Islands.
Dave welcomes animal expert Jack Hanna and comic Jake Johannsen.
Dave welcomes Olympian Ted Ligety, actress Kat Dennings and a performance by Lo-Fang.
Dave welcomes actress Kaley Cuoco, Dale Earnhardt, Jr. (the winner of the Daytona 500) and musical guest The Fray.
Dave welcomes actress Pauley Perrette, comic Jeff Caldwell and musical guest Lake Street Dive.
Dave welcomes the U.S. Men's Slopestyle Skiing Olympians, actress Keri Russell, and comedian Terry Fator.
Dave welcomes mogul Donald Trump, actress Lupita Nyong'o and musical Little Dragon.
Dave welcomes Olympian Sage Kotsenburg, actress Kate Mara and musical guest Cole Swindell.
Dave welcomes actor Kevin Spacey, actress Amber Heard and musical guest Gary Clark Jr. Plus, a Top 10 list from the cast of How I Met Your Mother!
Dave welcomes Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, actor Will Arnett and a Beatles music tribute from guest Broken Bells.
An Unfair Edit of Chris Christie's State of the State address; Dave halts "Small Town News" to discuss who Fulton, MO is named after; actor/comedian Kevin Hart plugs Ride Along; CBS Sunday Morning correspondent Mo Rocca discusses US Presidents; in their network television debut, The Orwells perform "Who Needs You" and look baffled when Dave asks for an encore.moreless
A message (fake) from the National Weather Service regarding icy conditions; Scarlett Johansson plugs Her and discusses traveling to France; the return of "Health Beat with Dr. Lou Aronne"; former Czars frontman John Grant performed "GMF."
Dave welcomes actor Will Ferrell and a performance by Chris Cornell featuring Joy Williams. Plus, a Top Ten list presented by 2013 Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston.
A recently elected politician interrupts the monologue to say thanks to his voters... in multiple languages; New Books includes "Watching Hoover Get Old and Die of Natural Causes," by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard; Natalie Portman plugs Thor: The Dark World and announces she's moving to France; "Eagleheart" star Chris Elliott claims he ran the New York Marathon (with the cape to prove it); James Blunt performed "Bonfire Heart."moreless
Footage of congressmen expressing their love of ice cream; Lucy Liu plugs the CBS drama series "Elementary" and talks about her work with UNICEF; a clip from the Inky's new reality show, "Tattoo Tragedies"; civil/environmental engineering professor Mark Jacobson discusses eliminating fossil fuels; Canadian R&B singer The Weeknd performed "Pretty."
Footage of Sen. Ted Cruz's ventriloquist act (with the voice of Mike McIntee); an opera Top Ten List presented by soprano Renee Fleming; in his last Late Show appearance, Robin Williams plugs his new CBS sitcom "The Crazy Ones"; actress Lizzy Caplan talks sex; Icona Pop performed "All Night."
An audience member requests a sandwich, which Biff gladly obliges. Later, Cher enters on a swing from the rafters as the CBSO plays "My Country, Tis of Thee," then discusses Jimi Hendrix, the Rolling Stones, and Miley Cyrus; at the end of the show, the pop legend sings "I Hope You Find It."moreless