Today we look back at the times when Scotland has taken over primetime US telly with some of Craig Ferguson’s best Scottish interviews since we started Dear Scotland featuring Gerard Butler, Robert Carlyle, James McAvoy, Ewan McGregor and Billy Connolly.

Gerard Butler on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson

This is Gerard’s December 2009 appearance to promote How to Train Your Dragon:

Ewan McGregor Talks Haggis and Bing Hitler

Robert Carlyle on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson

Robert appeared on Craig’s show to promote Stargate Universe on October 14, 2009

Billy Connolly on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson

Billy Connolly  was a guest on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson to talk about The Boondock Saints 2 on November 9, 2009….

Ewan McGregor on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson

Ewan visited Craig again on May 2009. You can see both parts of the interview below along with a very funny clip from earlier in the show.

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James McAvoy on the Late Late Show

James McAvoy from June 2008

Billy Connolly’s appearance on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson

The episode aired on Friday, December 17, 2010:

Weekly schedule for The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson

Mo 12/27: Mary Lynn Rajskub, Carl Edwards (R 10/8/10)
Tu 12/28: Tom Selleck, Myq Kaplan (R 11/8/10)
We 12/29: Danny DeVito, Brie Larson, Henry Cho (R 10/26/10)
Th 12/30: Dick Van Dyke, Kerry Washington (R 11/4/10)
Fr 12/31: Michael Caine (R 10/28/10)

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See you in 2011!