The line-up for the first week of "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" was just announced -- and you're going to want to see this

Amy Schumer, Stephen King, Elon Musk and more!

Published August 24, 2015 7:14PM (EDT)

  (AP/Richard Shotwell)
(AP/Richard Shotwell)

"The Late Show With Stephen Colbert" lineup is the gift that keeps on giving. Two weeks ago, it was announced that presidential candidate Jeb Bush would be joining George Clooney for the first (Sept. 8) episode -- at which point, Salon declared the lineup officially and "totally bonkers."

Today, CBS has ushered in even more big, marquee-names for the first week of the show. That list includes actors, politicians and even tech CEOs.

Below, the official roster for Sept. 8-11:

September 8: 
George Clooney, Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush
Musical performance: Jon Batiste and Stay Human

September 9: 
Scarlett Johansson, SpaceX and Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk
Musical performance: Kendrick Lamar

September 10: 
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick
Musical performance: Toby Keith

September 11:
Amy Schumer, Stephen King
Musical performance: Troubled Waters

By Colin Gorenstein

Colin Gorenstein is Salon's assistant editor of internet and viral content. Follow @colingorenstein or email

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