Is The Late Show with Stephen Colbert new tonight, April 15?

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Monday was the kind of day Stephen Colbert has been waiting years to see. So what should fans expect to see tonight on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert?

Donald Trump's latest trial began in New York City as he faced charges related to a hush money payment. The former president sat (and reportedly slept) through the jury selection process. It was a day that Colbert has eagerly anticipated.

Now that it finally arrived, we'll get to hear the late-night TV host's reaction. There will be a brand new episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert tonight.

Expect Colbert's monologue to start off recapping President Donald Trump's day in court. From reports on why potential jurors were dismissed to Trump's press conference immediately following the session. there's no shortage of material for Colbert.

And with Late Night with Seth Meyers taking the night off, more fans may be tuning in to The Late Show to make sure somebody has a few punchlines for the ex-president.

Who's on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert tonight, April 15?

First up, Stephen Colbert will interview author Salman Rushdie. The writer is out promoting his new book Knife, which details the assassination attempt he survived in 2022. The book covers Rushdie's recovery with the help of medical professionals and his wife.

Then, actor Anna Sawai joins The Late Show. Her past credits include Ninja Assassin, Pachinko, and the Fast and Furious franchise. She currently co-stars in the critically acclaimed FX series Shōgun.

Finally, musician Terence Blanchard will perform on the show. The pianist and trumpeter recently performed shows of his concert Fire Shut Up in My Bones.

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert airs tonight, April 15, at 11:30 p.m. ET on CBS. The show is also available on Paramount+.