The British actor/comedian, who has hosted the show for more than seven years announced on Thursday that he has renewed his contract for one more year.

Corden, who took over from Craig Ferguson, will have hosted the show for eight and half years by his last episode. "I've signed for one more year of the show, and this will be my last year hosting The Late Late Show.” Tearing up, Corden continued, "When I started thisjourney, it was always going to be just that it was going to be a journey, an adventure."