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Sat Oct 10, 2020, 04:00 AM

Stephen Colbert: The West Wing Cast Takes Over A Late Show

The Most Epic Drama To Ever Occupy The White House - The West Wing Cast Takes Over A Late Show



Part 1 - Stephen Colbert gets West Wing fans hyped for this full-show takeover by pointing out that it was Jed Bartlet, not Donald Trump, who presided over the most epic drama to ever occupy the White House. Then the fun starts as Stephen welcomes West Wing creator Aaron Sorkin and cast members Allison Janney, Richard Schiff, Martin Sheen, and Bradley Whitford who bring along a sneak peek of "A West Wing Special to Benefit When We All Vote" which premieres October 15th on HBO Max. Find out more about how you can support When We All Vote at https://secure.actblue.com/donate/thelateshow




Missing John Spencer, The West Wing Cast Found Comfort In Sterling K. Brown Who Took Up The Role Of Leo McGarry



Part 2 - The "Hartsfield Landing" episode was a poignant choice given our current moment of voting-related crisis, and it was especially touching for the cast because of the heart wrenching absence of cast member John Spencer whose role was reverently played 18 years later by the incomparable Sterling K. Brown. "A West Wing Special to Benefit When We All Vote" premieres October 15th on HBO Max. Find out more about how you can support When We All Vote at https://secure.actblue.com/donate/thelateshow




It's Not A West Wing Reunion, It's A Benefit With An Appearance By Michelle Obama




Part 3 - Allison Janney jumped right back into her role as CJ Cregg for this special, as did her castmates Richard Schiff, Martin Sheen, and Bradley Whitford, who joined Stephen Colbert along with series creator Aaron Sorkin to discuss "A West Wing Special to Benefit When We All Vote" which happens to include a cameo by First Lady Michelle Obama. "A West Wing Special to Benefit When We All Vote" premieres October 15th on HBO Max. Find out more about how you can support When We All Vote at https://secure.actblue.com/donate/thelateshow





The Cast Of "The West Wing" Share Their Favorite Episodes And Traits About Their Characters



Part 4 - Stephen asks the cast of "The West Wing" to name their favorite episodes of the series and talk about what qualities they most wanted to bring to their characters. Allison Janney, Richard Schiff, Martin Sheen, and Bradley Whitford join the show's creator Aaron Sorkin in "A West Wing Special to Benefit When We All Vote" premieres October 15th on HBO Max. Find out more about how you can support When We All Vote at https://secure.actblue.com/donate/thelateshow




Aaron Sorkin's "The West Wing" Thrived On High Stakes Problems Tackled By Highly Competent People



Part 5 - Aaron Sorkin's characters on "The West Wing," including those played by our special guests Allison Janney, Richard Schiff, Martin Sheen, and Bradley Whitford, were highly competent people who tackled high stakes problems in service to their country. They didn't always get it right, but they were always well-spoken. Watch till the end to see Stephen get his chance to take Aaron Sorkin's words for a spin in an episode-closing monologue written by the man himself. "A West Wing Special to Benefit When We All Vote" premieres October 15th on HBO Max. Find out more about how you can support When We All Vote at https://secure.actblue.com/donate/thelateshow




The West Wing Of The White House Sits Empty Tonight



The Trump administration's Covid-stricken West Wing looks like a ghost town tonight as the cast of a previous administration join Stephen Colbert for a special "The West Wing" takeover of A Late Show. "A West Wing Special to Benefit When We All Vote" premieres October 15th on HBO Max. Find out more about how you can support When We All Vote at https://secure.actblue.com/donate/thelateshow


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Sat Oct 10, 2020, 06:49 AM

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