Totally Unauthorized Look Behind The Scenes

A look back on the first week of shows from 2019.

The Late Late Show FINALLY makes it

1. The Late Late Show FINALLY makes it

James meets the famed Fiji Water Girl from the Golden Globes, finally legitimizing The Late Late Show among the talk show elite.

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Mid-Show Check-In

2. Mid-Show Check-In

Executive Producer Ben Winston (right) and James chat about the next segment while Executive Producer Rob Crabbe (center) tries not to make any eye contact with the audience (stage fright).

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A Pre-Show Gazing

3. A Pre-Show Gazing

James and Kiki Layne take a moment before the show to appreciate how beautiful they both are.

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Getting Ready for the Show

4. Getting Ready for the Show

Before the show, James shares some of his signature vocal warmups with Amy Adams. He calls this one the "Up Yours!"

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Training in Reptile Care

5. Training in Reptile Care

Ken Jeong and James take a break from filming to bond with their reptilian scene partners. Ken learns how to give an iguana a high five, while James takes a moment to calm his tortoise.

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