James Corden Extends ‘Late Late Show’ Contract To Continue Hosting CBS Program Through 2022

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After lengthy negotiations, CBS has reached a new agreement with James Corden to continue as host of The Late Late Show through August 2022. The contract renewal, believed to come with a substantial salary increase, comes on the heels of Corden receiving the most Emmy Award nominations of any individual performer this year.

The first deal UK actor Corden signed with CBS was in 2014. He took over as host of Late Late Show, replacing Craig Ferguson, on March 23, 2016. Corden’s current contract is up in August 2020, paying the host a salary is said to be in the $4 million -$5 million range.

The Late Late Show has been a success with Corden at the helm, earning Emmy nominations for outstanding talk-variety show for the past four years.In addition to Corden scoring the most nominations for on-air talent at the 71st Emmy Awards (seven), Late Late Show executive producer Ben Winston leads all individual nominations with eight.
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