• Comedy Central cancels Larry Wilmore’s The Nightly Show

    Comedy Central has decided Larry Wilmore’s The Nightly Show has run its course after a year-and-a-half on the network, as it announced its cancelation today. “Unfortunately, it hasn’t connected with our audience in ways that we need it to,” Comedy Central President Kent Alterman said in a statement, “both in the linear channel and in terms of multi-platform outlets and with shareable content and on social platforms as well.” Wilmore

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    Larry Wilmore: Take Confederate flag down (Video)

    Larry Wilmore addressed the nation last night with his take on the nationwide debate over the Confederate flag. In the wake of the deadly church shooting in South Carolina, Governor Nikki Haley called for the removal of the the flag from the capital building grounds. On The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, the comedian made comedically solemn points about why the states should just “take the damn flag down.” In

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    Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore: the 103 retro media items on the show’s set (Photos)

    If you missed the series premiere of The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore on Monday, you sure did miss a stellar start to what I firmly believe will be a long-lasting, much-needed and influential late night show. Of course you have tonight, Wednesday and Thursday to tune into Comedy Central to make up for it. If you did catch the premiere — featuring guests Corey Booker, Bill Burr and Talib

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    Larry Wilmore’s Nightly Show policy: Keep it 100

    There’s no denying, that when Stephen Colbert announced he would take over David Letterman’s post at the Late Show on CBS, comedy fans experienced a tsunami of bittersweet wash over them. Sure, we were thrilled that Colbert had become such a media force that suits at late night network television felt the fake news man could attract viewers away from basic cable. But, then there was also this feeling of,

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    Larry Wilmore’s Comedy Central show gets new name, premiere date + more details!

    Larry Wilmore, known as the Senior Black Correspondent for the Daily Show with Jon Stewart, will officially start his post as host of his own Comedy Central show on Thursday, Jan. 19. And that’s not the only news since we reported on Wilmore’s upcoming show. It turns out that due to some legal problems, Wilmore’s show will not be called The Minority Report with Larry Wilmore but instead will be

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    Chelsea Handler reveals ‘Chelsea Lately’ finale date, but will she ever do late night again?

    Last month, Chelsea Handler announced on Conan that she would be ending her long-running late-night series Chelsea Lately on E!. Her contract with the entertainment network would have kept her there through the end of this year. However, E! issued a release announcing that the last episode of Chelsea Lately will air on Aug. 26. Handler has not hidden her frustrations with E! lately and when she made her announcement

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    Larry Wilmore in Stephen Colbert’s timeslot: Comedy Central starts ‘Minority Report’ in January

    Comedy Central just announced that Larry Wilmore, Senior Black Correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, will replace Stephen Colbert at 11:30 pm ET each night on Comedy Central with his own show called The Minority Report. Starting in January of 2015, Wilmore will host the show, which Comedy Central describes as a “a comedic look at news, current events and pop culture from unique perspectives not typically on

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    Daily Show correspondent Larry Wilmore and Issa Rae join forces for new HBO series

    Daily Show correspondent and severely underrated television writer Larry Wilmore and rising star Issa Rae are working together to co-write a comedy series for HBO. The comedy will star Rae, and similar to her popular webseries, The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl, the show will focus on awkward moments and the race-based adversity of a modern day African American woman, reports Deadline. Details of the cast and title of the

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    Showtime greenlights second Larry Wilmore comedy special

    In August, Showtime aired Daily Show correspondent Larry Wilmore’s first ever comedy special, but it had a twist. Instead of delivering an hour of stand-up, Race, Religion & Sex In Utah found the longtime writer and producer on location in the unofficial Mormon capital of the country, Salt Lake City, hosting a town hall-type event. And apparently it was a success, because Wilmore will host a second special for Showtime,

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    The Daily Show’s Larry Wilmore talks ‘Race, Religion & Sex’ (Laughspin interview)

    Daily Show contributor, author, television writer and — whether you know it or not — hugely successful producer Larry Wilmore will debut his first comedy special Larry Wilmore’s Race, Religion & Sex in Utah Saturday on Showtime at 11 pm ET. It isn’t your typical comedy special. Wilmore basically hosts a town meeting (in Utah!), taking questions from the audience, moderating debates and doing man-on-the-street pieces. He’s joined onstage by

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    Daily Show correspondent Larry Wilmore lands comedy special for Showtime

    Mostly known for his role as the Senior Black Correspondent for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Larry Wilmore is set to film his own comedy special for cable giant Showtime. And although Wilmore is a seasoned stand-up, the upcoming event Race, Religion & Sex — set to air Aug. 25 — will offer a variation from the typical cable comedy offering. Instead of simply slinging jokes, Wilmore will travel to

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    Yes, Olivia Munn is still a 'Daily Show' correspondent

    Since we broke the news of comedian Al Madrigal’s joining The Daily Show with Jon Stewart as its newest correspondent, we’ve gotten a few e-mails either asking or implying that the move no doubt means second-newest contributor Olivia Munn is no longer a part of the show. But there’s room for everyone, guys! Olivia is still very much a part of the Daily Show team even though we haven’t seen

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