The Late Late Show is an American late-night television talk and variety show on CBS. It first aired in January 1995, with host Tom Snyder. In its current incarnation it has been hosted by Craig Ferguson since January 2005. It is produced by Worldwide Pants Incorporated, the production company owned by the host of the show that immediately precedes it. Late Show with David Letterman. It originates from CBS Television City (in a studio immediately above the Bob Barker Studio) and is shot in High Definition, as of August 31, 2009. The program dates to 1995, and has had three permanent hosts.