The Colbert Report is inching closer to the end. The lineup leading up to Stephen Colbert‘s final show on Thursday, Dec. 18, starts with a guest appearance on Dec. 15 from Seth Rogen, plugging The Interview — which, given the recent Sony hacking drama, is sure to be an entertaining one. On Dec. 16, rapper Kendrick Lamar stops by for an interview and performance. Military veteran Phil Clay visits on Dec. 17 to discuss his book, Redeployment, which earned Clay the 2014 National Book Award for fiction. Last but not least, Grimmy, Colbert’s “colleague and lifelong friend” aka the Grim Reaper will cap off the show’s nine-year run.
The pundit we all love to love described the final days as only he could: “Our last week of shows are going to be really special, just like every other week.”
For those who just can’t get enough Colbert, Comedy Central plans to air classic episodes on Thursday from 10 a.m. up until the final show airs at 11:30 p.m. ET.
Colbert takes over as host of the Late Show when David Letterman signs off on May 20, 2015.
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