As NBC’s “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” loses its new car smell, rival series “Late Show with David Letterman” and “Jimmy Kimmel Live” have the opportunity to reclaim lost ground.
In pursuing that lost ground, CBS’ “Letterman” will turn to high-profile actors, politicians, talk show hosts and musicians to entertain its viewers next week.
Interview guests set for upcoming “Letterman” episodes include Jason Bateman, Sylvester Stallone, Bryan Cranston, Senator John McCain and Bill O’Reilly.
Names like Little Mix, Ledisi and Le1f will provide music.
The latest listings for CBS’ “Late Show with David Letterman” follow:
Tuesday, March 4 Actor Michael Keaton; musical guests Phantogram (n)
Wednesday, March 5 Actor Tom Selleck from the CBS drama series Blue Bloods; actress Carrie Brownstein; musical guest David Nail (n)
Thursday, March 7 Musical guest Bob Mould (n)
Friday, March 8 Comedian Lenny Marcus; musical guests Joan Jett & The Blackhearts (n)
Monday, March 10 Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.); musical guest Little Mix (n)
Tuesday, March 11 Actor Jason Bateman; musical guest Gary Allan (n)
Wednesday, March 12 Actor Sylvester Stallone; actor Theo James; musical guest Ledisi (n)
Thursday, March 13 Actor Bryan Cranston; actress Melissa Rauch from the CBS comedy series “The Big Bang Theory”; musical guests Le1f (n)
Friday, March 14 Talk show host Bill O’Reilly; comedian Nick Griffin; musical guests The Dough Rollers (n)