Video: James Corden Explains How He Got the ‘Late Late Show’ Gig

Late Late Show with James Corden Video Explaining His Hosting Gig

So how was James Corden chosen as the new host of The Late Late Show? Kicking off his run as host, Corden revealed that it was all because he found the golden ticket hidden by CBS CEO Leslie Moonves and Oompa Loompas. Candy bars were sent out to celebs rumored to be in the running for the gig, as well as a batch no one had even considered, with Simon Cowell, Joel McHale, George Lopez, Lena Dunham, Billy Crystal, Eddie Redmayne, Katie Couric, and Chris Rock failing to find the ticket. Then Chelsea Handler stops by a newstand, unknowingly dropping the bar with the golden ticket. Corden picked it up and the rest was Late Late Show history.

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-By Rebecca Murray

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