The host of The Late Late Show tied up Bernstein, Senior Vice President of Late Night Programming (West Coast) to a lie detector on last night’s show.
Ostenibly designed to find out whether Bernstein replaced a photo of Corden and Tom Cruise with a shot of the exec dressed as a jockey on top of a horse (a running joke on the show), the Brit slipped in a question regarding his potential new deal.
“Regarding my contract negotiations, do you think CBS will go higher on my new deal?,” asked Corden.
After a few seconds pause, Bernstein said ‘yes’ and turns out it was true.
Corden has been in talks with the network over a new deal for the last few months. His current contract runs through August 2022 and has been a strong digital performer with its breakout viral clips as well as an IP generator for CBS Studios.
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