Corden has decided to extend his contract with CBS for just one year, and will host the show for eight years when he says goodbye before next summer. On Thursday evening’s episode, the host opened up about his decision: “I am pleased to announce today that I have signed a new contract to continue hosting. Late Late ShowWhen the audience started to applaud, Corden interrupted him, ‘But wait. I appreciate it. This is really only half the story in this story. The other half is, the sad news, that I decided to sign for another year on the show. And that this will be my hosting last year Late show.“
Corden shared that when he started hosting the show in 2015, it was always meant to be a journey and adventure for him, but not his “final destination.”
“I never want this show to be out of date in any way. I always want to love making it. And I really think a year from now, it would be a good time to move on and see what else there might be.” While some fans were heartbroken. Because of the news, on Thursday, Corden reminded everyone that there is still plenty of time and surprises to come.
“But I have to tell you, we’re not leaving today. We still have one year left and we are all determined to make this year the best year we’ve ever seen at this show. We’ll go out with a bang, there will be carpools and footpaths and graphics and other surprises. And there will be tears, And there will be many tears,” Corden said as he himself began to feel a little queasy.
At the end of his talk, Corden said, “This was the hardest decision I’ve ever made. It really happened. I’ve never taken this job for granted, not once. The fact that you’re watching us at home, or you’re watching us online, wherever you are at All over the world. The fact that we’re trying to entertain you, and spend time with you, is an absolute privilege for me and everyone doing this show. Here’s 12 months ahead. It’s going to be a blast, I promise.”
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