We are now almost a month into the Late Late Show With James Corden experience, and it has certainly seen its ups and downs. Let me preface the rest of this by saying, if you knew how many DMs and text messages there have been between myself and Tomlin regarding Corden’s show, you’d be astonished (or maybe not…).
Corden has brought a lot of “viral” moments to his late night show, with the Tom Hanks bit, Katie Couric’s April Fools Prank, Kentucky’s Peyton Henderson’s appearance, and most certainly his hosting an entire show from a strangers house. I will say it now, the Tommy’s house episode will be a key moment in the history of the James Corden Late Late show. If they had ended up in anyone else’s house, that episode could have gone south so quickly, and in turn, the series. But we’re already to the point where James is having recurring bits, and he’s starting with Carpool Karaoke, and it’s pretty perfect. Hudson plays along much better than Mimi did the first go ’round, including a great trip through a drive through… check it out: