The new season of 'The Late Late Show' saw the likes of Dolly Parton (twice!), Gary Barlow, Mary Robinson, Gabriel Byrne, Nicola Coughlan, Bryan Cranston, Adrian Dunbar, and Matthew McConaughey join Ryan for a chat. Here's who will be appearing this Friday night.

This week's edition of the 'Late Late Show' will be dedicated to celebrating Michael D. Higgins' birthday. As the Irish President gets ready to turn 80 this Sunday, Ryan will sit down with him at Áras an Uachtaráin to discuss the President's hopes for Ireland's future. A big happy birthday from us at entertainment.ie to you, Miggeldy.

Hollywood superstar and one of our favourite actors, Kathy Bates, will be joining Ryan. The Academy Award-winning actor from 'Misery' as well as 'Titanic', and 'PS I Love You'will tell how she is trying to perfect a Ballyfermot accent for her latest role in 'The Miracle Club' which she is due to film in Dublin alongside Maggie Smith and Laura Linney.

Ireland rugby captain Johnny Sexton will be chatting about his chances of making the Lions team, the return of Simon Zebo to Munster, and lending his support to DEBRA Ireland. 

Singer Imelda May and Niall McName will give an exclusive performance of 'Don’t Let Me Stand on My Own', from her new album '11 Past the Hour'.

Claudia Scanlon, who has EB, will be joined by her mother Liz to speak to Ryan about living with the condition and thriving against the odds. 

Finally, Ryan will debut the TV performance of 'Crybaby' from Noel Hogan featuring Bronagh Gallagher.

There will be all this and more as 'The Late Late Show' airs live tomorrow night on RTÉ One at 9.35pm.