The Late Show with Stephen Colbert turns dark again this week after the host was seemingly hit by another bout of Covid.
The CBS show announced it would “not be shooting any new episodes until further notice,” saying Colbert is “experienced symptoms consistent with a recurrence of Covid.”
“Out of caution to his staff, guests and audience, he will be in isolation for a few more days,” the show’s Twitter feed added.
it comes after The late show had to cancel a show on April 21 after Colbert contracted the virus.
Colbert joked on social media that the news was the “worst sequel ever”.
Guests on tonight’s show included Sarah Silverman, Shaquille O’Neal and a musical performance by Sharon Van Etten. Elsewhere this week, guests will appear, including former Defense Secretary Mark Esper, Tracy Letts, Jean Smart, Hugh Dancy, Jake Tapper, Beach House, Ken Jeong and Regina Spektor.
Stephen is experiencing symptoms consistent with a recurrence of COVID. As a precaution for his staff, guests and the public, he will be in isolation for a few more days. The Late Show will not be recording any new episodes until further notice.
— The Late Show (@colbertlateshow) May 9, 2022