For April Fools, it’s not so much a prank as much as ’twas fooling around by longtime comedy pals Craig Ferguson and Drew Carey in their respective CBS Television City studios, hosting each other’s shows.

So Drew Carey and his crew took over The Late Late Show overnight, with Carey delivering the monologue, interviewing comedy legend Carl Reiner, journalist Connie Schultz, and enjoying a musical performance by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts.

Here’s Carey’s monologue:

Watch the whole episode of Drew Carey hosting The Late Late Show here.

This morning, Ferguson presided as host of The Price is Right.


Both shows were taped in advance.