Writing Staff and Details Emerge Ahead of James Corden's 'Late Late' Premiere

James Cordon takes over from the myriad of the Late Late Show's guest hosts on Monday, March 23. Mike Gibbons, Tosh.0 creator, is set to be the head writer and co-executive producer. Other staffers in the writing department include Sean O'Connor (Lucas Bros. Moving Co); Ian Karmel and James Davis (Chelsea Lately; Lauren Greenberg (Love You, Mean It with Whitney Cummings); Nedaa Sweiss; Ben Hoffman; David Dineen-Porter; and DJ Javerbaum (Daily Show@TheTweetOfGod).

More details have been revealed about the shows' format too.

Corden and executive producer Rob Crabbe have also said they will skip the monologue and get to the guests sooner. In an interview with Variety, Crabbe insisted that [daily news] "wont be his style:"

Yes, Corden will greet the audience and say something funny — but producers aren’t planning a lineup of 20 jokes in classic late night fashion.

Still, CBS is having a fit over how long the first act will be. Should the producers have the choice, they would have all of the guests come out as the show opens. Variety notes that it's the same move as BBC's Graham Norton ShowEven guesting has been a chore but luckily Corden has landed the likes of Kerry Washington, Kevin Hart, Will Ferrell and America's Tom Hanks.

The Late Late Show with James Corden officially begins in late late March*.

*(I'm sorry; I needed to write that insanely bad joke).