James Corden Paying ‘Late Late Present’ Salaries for Furloughed Staffers – Variety


James Corden has dedicated to paying the salaries of about 60 furloughed staffers on “The Late Late Present” after their paychecks from CBS come to an finish this week.

Corden has been internet hosting and producing “The Late Late Present” from his storage in Los Angeles since April 14.

CBS coated eight weeks of wage for manufacturing staffers that had been sidelined by the sudden shutdown of “Late Late Present” on March 15 because the coronavirus outbreak spurred social distancing mandates.

Final week, Corden knowledgeable some staffers that they’d be furloughed as of Could four and that he would cowl the salaries going ahead out of his personal pocket. The overall price to Corden is unclear, however is prone to be no less than mid-five figures per week.

On the constructive aspect, as California strikes slowly to reopen the economic system and different features of public life, reveals filmed on a soundstage a la “Late Late Present” are seen as among the many first productions seemingly to return in a managed setting albeit with some changes. “Late Late Present” originates from CBS Tv Metropolis within the Fairfax district.

Corden and his producing workforce have made a degree of maintaining “Late Late Present” staffers engaged on work-from-home tasks associated to the present throughout the lockdown.

Corden and exec producer Ben Winston have assembled a each day “audio system sequence” through Zoom for “Late Late Present” staffers in addition to workers of Fulwell73, the manufacturing firm that Corden and Winston run out of workplaces in L.A. and London.

Among the many audio system who’ve addressed the group of 150 or extra in current weeks embrace producers Brian Grazer, Nina Tassler, David Crane and Hannah Minghella, director Richard Curtis and JJ Redick of the NBA’s New Orleans Pelicans.


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