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# The Late Late Show

Last week
19th November 2023 - 2nd December 2023
Quiz: How well do you remember these weird Late Late Toy Show moments?
It’s what the Toy Show is all about.
Last month
November 2023
Patrick Kielty's first Late Late Toy Show announced for 24 November
It’s here already.
Everton come out on top at Palace while Wolves stun Spurs in stoppage time
Tottenham denied chance to return to top of Premier League.
September 2023
Average viewership figures for second Late Late Show of season drop 34% to 548,000
On RTÉ Player, last weekend’s programme generated 68,000 streams to date.
Poll: Are you happy with the Late Late Show guest lineup so far?
Kielty’s hosting skills have been lauded, but some have found the guest lineup leaves much to be desired.
Nearly one million viewers tuned into Late Late Show at peak on Friday night
The show captured a 62% audience share for the season opener under Patrick Kielty.
Poll: Did Patrick Kielty do a good job hosting the Late Late?
Kielty didn’t shy away from the last few months of scandal.
The Late Late Show under Patrick Kielty: Very potentially worth watching
There was plenty of potential in Patrick Kielty’s first Late Late Show.
Poll: Will you watch The Late Late Show tonight?
The popular talk show returns to Irish screens tonight – this time with a new host.
Armagh MLA calls for RTÉ competitions to be open to Northern Ireland viewers
Patrick Kielty, born in Co Down, is due to host his first Late Late Show tomorrow night.
This year
New host and logo, shorter run-time, but no sponsor: The return of The Late Late Show
Co Down man Patrick Kielty will present his first Late Late Show on 15 September.
Patrick Kielty's salary could be revealed tomorrow as RTÉ chair questions how pay is negotiated
RTÉ News is reporting that Kielty has expressed his wish that the salary be made public.
Arts Minister announces external review into governance and culture at RTÉ
The chair of the RTÉ Board said that RTÉ management would work closely with the review so that confidence in RTÉ could be restored.
Ryan Tubridy 'won't be on radio' in the morning following pay revelations
Siún Ní Raghallaigh said that RTÉ betrayed the public’s trust.
The Explainer: What's behind Ireland's love affair with the Late Late?
Mark O’Brien, head of DCU’s School of Communications and associate professor in journalism history, and Kirsty Blake Knox, writer with the Irish Independent, delve into the show’s history, examine its enduring popularity, and ask what its new presenter must do to keep it going strong.
Media history expert says The Late Late Show needs to 'bring back its unpredictability'
The professor said if the show returned to the unpredictable format, it would bring back the energy of the show and “make it lively”.
The good, the bad and the Tubridy: A look back at Tubs' tenure as Late Late Show host
Ryan Tubridy was stronger when interviewing forces far less powerful than he.
Poll: Who's been the best Late Late Show host so far?
Is it Gay, Pat or Ryan?
‘He’ll do a great Toy Show’: Ryan Tubridy says Kielty has the ‘chops’ for The Late Late Show
‘So I just think that the show is going to be in really safe hands,’ Tubridy said on his radio show this morning.
Patrick Kielty announced as new host of The Late Late Show
Kielty currently hosts a morning show on BBC Radio’s 5Live.
Who is Patrick Kielty, the prospective new host of the Late Late Show?
The Co Down comedian is expected to become the fourth host of the long-running chat show.
'A good guy': Marty Whelan weighs in on talk that Patrick Kielty is ‘done deal’ for Late Late gig
Paddy Power last night suspended betting on its next Late Late Show host market following a string of bets on Kielty.
Poll: Do you care who takes over as host of the Late Late Show?
Who will be the new Tubs?
Claire Byrne pulls out of running to become new Late Late host
The broadcaster has taken herself off the station’s shortlist, citing the fact that she is a mother of three and is dedicated to her daily radio programme.
'We'll have a look at what's next, who's next': RTÉ director-general on The Late Late's future
Ryan Tubridy will present his final Late Late Show on Friday 26 May on RTÉ One.
Ryan Tubridy is leaving The Late Late Show and will present his final show on 26 May
RTÉ has not yet made any decision regarding the next presenter, but said an announcement will be made later in the summer.
Rogers the hero as Derry stay unbeaten with league win over Dublin
Rory Gallagher’s side came from five points down at half-time.
John Lydon speaks on 'heart-wrenching' Eurovision bid song about wife Nora, who has Alzheimer's
The former Sex Pistols front man said that he cried his eyes out when he wrote the song.
Last year
Charlie Bird Climb and Vicky Phelan tributes: Memorable moments from this year’s Late Late Show
There were many poignant moments to choose from this year.
Ulster survive remarkable Connacht comeback to end disastrous December
A 14-point lead after 78 minutes was whittled back in the dying moments as Connacht sprung to life in a dramatic finish.
'I had people fighting for me': PJ Gallagher opens up about his experience with mental illness
The actor and comedian spent several months in hospital last year after experiencing debilitating anxiety.
'It won't be today or tomorrow': Ryan Tubridy suggests he has no plans to leave the Late Late
Tubridy said he knows his time in the hot seat is finite.
Incredible scenes as Ireland snatch last-gasp victory to end Six Nations on a high
Enya Breen was the late hero against Scotland at Kingspan Stadium.
All time
'I don't fully understand it': Andrew McGinley on decision to drop him from Late Late Show
Andrew was to launch two charity projects in memory of his children last month on the RTÉ entertainment show.
Davy Fitzgerald confirms he thought he had the Galway job
“Maybe I thought I was going to go at one stage,” the Clareman told the Late Late Show.
Late Late Show to mark Bob Geldof's 70th birthday in tribute episode
Presidents Michael D. Higgins and Mary Robinson are set to wish Geldof a happy birthday.
'Your message gives me strength': Joe Biden sends personal letter to Adam King
Six-year-old Adam King shared the letter on the Late Late Show tonight.
Sofa Watch: Irish Olympic hopefuls join Ryan as the Late Late wraps up for the summer
All you need to know about your Irish and international chat show options.
'It has taken 50 years for the truth to come out': Ballymurphy families speak out on tragedy after coroner court verdict
Carmel Quinn spoke about her experience after the massacre took place and the 50 years it took for families to be vindicated.
Mbappe scores twice and Icardi the late hero as PSG win in thrilling finish in Ligue 1
PSG are now a point behind league leaders Lille.