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Medium Cool: Best Talk Show Guests Week Of February 1st, 2016


Monday, February 1

Jimmy Fallon: Danny DeVito, Khloe Kardashian, Colin Hay (R 1/13/16)
Stephen Colbert: John Travolta, Courtney B. Vance, Amy Cuddy, John Moreland
Seth Meyers: Trevor Noah, David Cross, X Ambassadors, Glenn Kotche (R 1/11/16)
James Corden: Nathan Fillion, Randall Park, Cirque Kurios
Carson Daly: Holly Holm, Handsome Ghost, Ryan Duffy (R 12/8/15)
Daily Show: Reshma Saujani
Nightly Show: Gad Elmaleh
At Midnight: Phoebe Robinson, Jonathan Kite, Alanna Ubach
Conan O’Brien: Drew Brees, Fahim Anwar
Watch What Happens Live: Tom Sandoval, Ariana Madix
Kelly & Michael: Cuba Gooding Jr.
Ellen DeGeneres: Hugh Jackman, Taron Egerton, Beth Stern
Wendy Williams: Deborah Norville, Christine Bibbo Herr
Meredith Vieira: Dermot Mulroney, Jill Kargman, Mario Cantone
The Real: Dr. Mae Jemison

Tuesday, February 2

Jimmy Fallon: Kevin Hart, Noel Fielding, Joshua Topolsky, Dr. Lonnie Smith (R 1/12/16)
Stephen Colbert: David Schwimmer, Joel Osteen, M. Ward
Seth Meyers: Eva Longoria, Jason Mantzoukas, Sunil Yapa, Glenn Kotche (R 1/12/16)
James Corden: Josh Radnor, Maggie Grace, Nathan Sykes, Chris Martin
Carson Daly: Judah Friedlander, Heartless Bastards, John Florence (R 11/16/15)
Daily Show: Peter Bergen
Nightly Show: Lewis Black
At Midnight: Dominic Monaghan, Liza Treyger, Mamrie Hart
Conan O’Brien: Charlie Day, Rob Gronkowski, Daniel Sloss
Watch What Happens Live: Lisa Rinna, Harry Hamlin
Kelly & Michael: John Travolta, Kermit the Frog
Ellen DeGeneres: Judge Judy Sheindlin, Jacob Tremblay, Sia
Wendy Williams: Meagan Good, DeVon Franklin, Cesar Millan
Meredith Vieira: J.B. Smoove, Jo Frost
The Real: Judge Greg Mathis

Wednesday, February 3

Jimmy Fallon: Martin Scorsese, Gillian Jacobs, the Chainsmokers
Stephen Colbert: Dr. Phil McGraw, Mark & Jay Duplass, Michael Eric Dyson, Anderson Paak and the Free Nationals
Seth Meyers: Alan Cumming, Matt Harvey, Alexander Chee, Russell Simins
James Corden: Rosie O’Donnell, Nikki Glaser, the winner of “MasterChef Junior”
Carson Daly: Ron Perlman, Ratatat, “Goodnight Mommy” (R 12/10/15)
Daily Show: Hannibal Buress
Nightly Show: Wendy Williams
At Midnight: Colton Dunn, Burnie Burns, Gavin Free
Conan O’Brien: Josh Brolin, Tom Segura, Cage the Elephant
Watch What Happens Live: Ethan Hawke, Cynthia Nixon
Kelly & Michael: Rebel Wilson, Antonio “L.A.” Reid
Ellen DeGeneres: Jason Sudeikis, Tim Tebow
Wendy Williams: Courtney B. Vance, Shallon Lester
Meredith Vieira: Colin Hanks, Wolfgang Puck
The Real: Rex Lee

Thursday, February 4

Jimmy Fallon: Jonah Hill, Megyn Kelly, Wiz Khalifa
Stephen Colbert: Michael Strahan, Samantha Bee, Wilco
Seth Meyers: Antonio “L.A.” Reid, JoJo, Russell Simins
James Corden: Eva Longoria, Tom Ellis, 5 Seconds of Summer
Carson Daly: Todd Haynes, Quilt, On An On (R 11/18/15)
Daily Show: Lilly Singh
Nightly Show: Paul F. Tompkins
At Midnight: Annabeth Gish
Conan O’Brien: Michael Moore, Andrew Bird
Watch What Happens Live: Charles Kelley, Cuba Gooding Jr.
Kelly & Michael: Dakota Johnson
Ellen DeGeneres: George Clooney
Wendy Williams: Antonio “L.A.” Reid, Johnny Wright
Meredith Vieira: Blythe Danner, Jeff Rosen
The Real: Janet Hubert

Friday, February 5

Seth Meyers: Leslie Mann, Joshua Jackson, Benjamin Walker, Russell Simins
James Corden: Gwendoline Christie, Bryshere “Yazz” Gray, Coldplay (R 12/7/15)
Carson Daly: Michelle Beadle, Melanie Martinez, Courtney Scheuerman (R 12/14/15)
Kelly & Michael: Leslie Mann
Ellen DeGeneres: Heidi Klum
Wendy Williams: Dr. Phil McGraw, Alex Guarnaschelli
Meredith Vieira: Carmen Electra, Marcus Lemonis
The Real: Natasha Eubanks

Comment: Hmmm, this is a sticky wicket. I would go with Anderson Paak but don’t want to become the Anderson Paak one man fanclub, but with Seth, James Corden and Fallon taking hiatus days here and there, pickings are slim. Help me Will, Wiz Khalifa on Fallon.

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