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Is Joel McHale Replacing Craig Ferguson on ‘The Late, Late Show’?

And yet another big name could be headed to late night. Maybe. Yesterday, Julie Chen tweeted a photo of herself and her husband Les Moonves—who just happens to be the president of CBS—out on the town with actor and comedian Joel McHale. The image immediately sparked speculation that Moonves could be courting The Soup host for a high-profile vacancy soon to be opened at the network. Of course, this doesn’t mean that McHale, who is no longer working on a show with rival network NBC (RIP Community), is definitely taking the reigns of The Late, Late Show (a job that will soon be open after Craig Ferguson’s resignation). But, as Uproxx notes, the timing of the tweet—Moonves is currently securing his network’s line-up for next year—is pretty convenient …

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