First 'Late Late Show' Guests include Rob Corddry, Tom Lennon

James Corden is pulling in some of the best of the best guests for his Late Late Show premiere, which happens to be this week. CBS announced late (late) last week a bunch of people are stopping by to chat with Corden about entertainment stuff including Chris Pine and Kevin Hart. The first episode is tonight and features the likes of America's Tom Hanks and Mila Kunis. Other guests for the show include Jeff Goldblum, Megan Mullally, Tig Notaro, Chef Gordon Ramsay (not that one) and more. The Late Late Show with James Corden comes on tonight (tomorrow?) at the wee hour of 12:37 am. Check out the line up of guests below.

Monday, March 23 Actor Tom Hanks; actress Mila Kunis
Tuesday, March 24 Actor Chris Pine; musical performance by Modest Mouse
Wednesday, March 25 Actor Kevin Hart; actor Will Ferrell; musical performance by Leon Bridges
Thursday, March 26 Repeat/NCAA Men’s Basketball Coverage Pre-emption
Friday, March 27 Repeat/ NCAA Men’s Basketball Coverage Pre-emption

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).