Guests for tonight's Late Late Show, which will be presented by the show's new host Ryan Tubridy, have been revealed.

Taoiseach Brian Cowen will join Tubridy on the new Late Late Show set along with legendary actress, Joan Collins.

Speaking this morning to RTÉ.ie about tonight's show, Tubridy said: "For the last number of weeks it's been a few Fridays away and now it's here, tonight. I'm suitably nervous but extremely excited."

The 47th season of The Late Late Show will begin tonight at 9.35pm on RTÉ One.

To watch our exclusive video interview with Tubridy click here