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Talk-show Tango Sept. 14-18: Who's on the couches this week?

Denis Villeneuve’s newest film, Sicario, opens in select locations this week and so the stars have hit the promotion circuit, sans Villeneuve. The film is about an idealistic FBI agent drawn into the U.S.-Mexico drug war.


The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (11:35 p.m. ET on Global, CBS)

Monday: Emily Blunt (Sicario), Justice Stephen Breyer, The Dead Weather (Dodge and Burn)

Tuesday: Jake Gyllenhaal (Everest), Run The Jewels with TV On The Radio

Wednesday: Kevin Spacey, Carol Burnett, Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, Willie Nelson

Thursday: Naomi Watts (About Ray), United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon

Friday: Lupita Nyong’o, Senator Bernie Sanders, An American in Paris performances by Christopher Wheeldon, Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope

The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore (11:30 p.m. ET on Comedy)

Monday-Thursday: tba

Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (11:35 p.m. ET on NBC)

Monday: Benicio Del Toro (Sicario), Jessica Alba, Miguel

Tuesday: Robert De Niro, Ariana Grande, Duran Duran

Wednesday: Hillary Clinton, Dakota Johnson, Fetty Wap

Thursday: Kaley Cuoco, Wesley Snipes, Chris Cornell

Friday: Keith Richards, Emma Roberts, Kevin Delaney

Jimmy Kimmel Live (11:35 p.m. ET on ABC, midnight on Comedy)

Monday: Sofia Vergara, David Muir, Kacey Musgraves

Tuesday: John Stamos, Jake Tapper, Cold War Kids

Wednesday: Tobey Maguire, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kip Moore

Thursday: David Spade, Russell Westbrook, A$AP Rocky

Friday: Johnny Depp (Black Mass), Kathryn Hahn, Mutemath

@Midnight with Chris Hardwick (midnight, MuchMusic)

Monday: Seth Green, Greg Proops, Craig Ferguson

Tuesday: Nikki Glaser, Nick Swardson, Kyle Kiname

Wednesday: Heather Anne Campbell

Thursday: Patton Oswalt, Baline Capatch

Charlie Rose (midnight ET, PBS)

Since Mr. Rose et al keep these cards close to their collective chest, best I can do is the window below on the latest tweet, which usually announces guests late afternoon on the day of.

Late Late Show with James Corden (12:35 a.m. ET on CBS)

Monday: Adam Scott, Wilmer Valderrama, Marian Hill

Tuesday: tba

Wednesday: Chris O’Donnell, Emily Mortimer (Doll and Em)

Thursday: Terry Crews

Friday: tba

Conan (12:30 p.m. ET on MuchMusic, 1:36 a.m. ET on CTV)

Monday: Jim Gaffigan (Dad Is Fat), Chelsea Peretti (Brooklyn Nine-Nine), Blackberry Smoke (Holding All the Roses)

Tuesday: Paul Bettany (Avengers: Age of Ultron), David Drew and Pam Howe (Suddenly Royal), Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats (Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats)

Wednesday: David Oyelowo (Captive), Asa Butterfield (A Brilliant Young Mind), Jr Jr (Jr Jr)

Thursday: Emily Mortimer (Doll and Em), Thomas Middleditch (The Final Girls), Andrew Sleighter

Late Night with Seth Meyers (12:35 a.m. ET on NBC, CTV)

Monday: David Oyelowo (Captive), Twenty One Pilots

Tuesday: Josh Brolin (Sicario), Governor Martin O’Malley, Judd Winick

Wednesday: Elijah Wood, Jess Glynne

Thursday: Carol Burnett, Colin Hanks, Baio

Friday: Ed Burns, Richard Kind, Judy Blume

Real Time with Bill Maher (10 p.m. ET on HBO Canada)

Friday: tba

More TV stuff from me? Yeah, here.


Note: Trevor Noah launches his Daily Show on Sept. 28, 2015.

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