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Stephen Colbert Announces Line-Up For 'Late Show' Premiere Week

(CBS) - Stephen Colbert has only a couple of weeks left until he begins his new job as the host of the "Late Show" on CBS. And from the looks of his guest list, he's starting things off with a splash.

"The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" premieres on Sept. 8, and the host has revealed who will appear on set his first week on the job.

The first show, Tuesday, will feature George Clooney and Jeb Bush with a musical performance by Jon Batiste and his band Stay Human with special guests.

On Wednesday, Sept. 9, Scarlett Johansson and Tesla CEO Elon Musk will be on. Kendrick Lamar will perform and talk to Colbert in an interview.

On Thursday, Sept. 10, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick will talk to Colbert and country star Toby Keith will perform.

On Friday, we're guessing comedian Amy Schumer will probably crack off-color jokes when she's on set with Colbert. She'll be followed on a more somber note by author Stephen King. Troubled Waters will provide the soundtrack with their musical performance.

Colbert is certainly starting off his new show with a bang: The star-studded week covers guests from the film, politics, business and music worlds.

Colbert has already made plenty of promises for his new show: He said that his show will celebrate women and that no matter how far he takes his jokes, there is one thing he will leave sacred.

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