Kerry Washington Appearing on “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” Colbert’s “Late Show”

ABC’s “Scandal” commences its fifth season on September 24.

In support of the upcoming season premiere, star Kerry Washington will be visiting ABC’s late night talk show “Jimmy Kimmel Live” and CBS’ flagship “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.”

Per official listings, Washington will appear on the Tuesday, September 22 “Kimmel.” Other confirmed guests include Lea Michele and musical performer Travi$ Scott.

Washington will then head to New York for the September 25 edition of “Late Show.” The episode will also feature Malala Yousafzai and musical act The Arcs.

Full listings for both shows follow.

ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” listings:

Monday: Bill O’Reilly, Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy, Music from Robin Thicke
Tuesday: Kerry Washington, Lea Michele, Music from Travis Scott
Wednesday: Don Johnson, Interview and Music from James Taylor
Thursday: Shonda Rhimes, Dave Salmoni, Music from Jill Scott
Friday: John Stamos, Jake Tapper, Music from Cold War Kids

CBS’ “Late Show with Stephen Colbert” listings:

*Thursday, Sept. 17 Trevor Noah; United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon; musical performance by Chris Stapleton (n)

Friday, Sept. 18 Actress Lupita Nyong’o; Senator Bernie Sanders; interview with and performance by “An American in Paris’” Christopher Wheeldon, Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope (n)

Monday, Sept. 21 NBA MVP Stephen Curry; Senator Ted Cruz; musical performance by Don Henley (n)

Tuesday, Sept. 22 Donald Trump; U.S. Secretary of Energy Dr. Ernest Moniz; musical performance by Raury (n)

Wednesday, Sept. 23 Actor Hugh Jackman and founder of the Global Poverty Project Hugh Evans; Senator Elizabeth Warren; interview with and musical performance by Pearl Jam (n)

*Thursday, Sept. 24 Author Andrew Sullivan; Journalist and Activist Maria Shriver; Comedian Jim Gaffigan; Archbishop Thomas Wenski; musical performance by the YMCA Jerusalem Youth Chorus and the Choir of St. Jean Baptiste (n)

Friday, Sept. 25 Nobel Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai; Actress Kerry Washington; musical performance by The Arcs (n)

Written by Brian Cantor

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