Bon Jovi Set For Interview, Performance On October 5 “Late Show With Stephen Colbert”

Bon Jovi will be the centerpiece of Monday’s episode.

Bon Jovi on Colbert | Scott Kowalchyk/CBS

Update: CBS continues to advertise an interview with Jon Bon Jovi and a performance by Bon Jovi for the October 5 “Late Show With Stephen Colbert.”

A previously announced special appearance by Laura Benanti, however, has been removed from the listing.

Bon Jovi will take center-stage on an upcoming “Late Show With Stephen Colbert.”

According to CBS, Jon will appear as the lead interview guest on the October 5 edition of America’s most-watched late-night talk show. Bon Jovi will also deliver a musical performance on the episode.

No other interview guest is confirmed, but Laura Benanti will be making a “special appearance” (presumably to reprise her Melania Trump impression). Complete listings follow:

Thursday, Oct. 1

Ethan Hawke; Prosecutor Andrew Weissmann (n)

Friday, Oct. 2

Senator Cory Booker; musical performance by Public Enemy (OAD: 9/29/20)

Monday, Oct. 5

Jon Bon Jovi; musical performance by Bon Jovi; special appearance by Laura Benanti (n)

Tuesday, Oct. 6

Jerry Seinfeld; musical performance by Ella Mai (n)

Wednesday, Oct. 7

Mayor Pete Buttigieg; musical performance by Future Islands (n – LIVE broadcast ET/delayed PT)

Thursday, Oct. 8

Mindy Kaling; former CIA Director John Brennan (n)

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