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  NEW YORK (AP) — Three months after Comedy Central axed “The Nightly Show,” its host, Larry Wilmore, has signed a multi-year deal with ABC Studios, the company said Monday. Under the deal, Wilmore will develop his own projects as well as supervise others while helping target talent for the studio. Besides hosting “The Nightly […]


NEW YORK (AP) — Larry Wilmore says the cancellation of his late night Comedy Central talk show was like being in a relationship, but “you were the one who didn’t know it was over.” Wilmore told Stephen Colbert on CBS’ “Late Show” Thursday that he’s “very disappointed” in Comedy Central’s decision last month to abruptly […]


NEW YORK (AP) — Jon Stewart gave a heartfelt send-off to Larry Wilmore Thursday as “The Nightly Show” ended its 19-month run. “I just decided to stop by and tell you, I love you,” Stewart said to Wilmore as the audience cheered. Stewart, a producer of “The Nightly Show,” featured Wilmore as “Senior Black Correspondent” […]


NEW YORK (AP) — Comedy Central’s “The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore” is coming to an end. The late-night humor and talk show, which premiered in January 2015, will conclude its run Thursday, the network announced Monday. The program, which filled the slot vacated by Stephen Colbert when he jumped to CBS, sought to explore […]

According to the administration’s press secretary, President Obama "appreciated the spirit of Mr. Wilmore's expressions on Saturday night."

  Words matter. But it also matters HOW we use those words. We all know there’s a lot of controversy right now over a particular word that ‘Nightly Show’ host Larry Wilmore used at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner Saturday night. Here’s how he ended his set. “So Mr. President I’m gonna keep it 100. […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Monday that President Barack Obama wasn’t offended by comedian Larry Wilmore’s use of a racial slur at Saturday night’s White House Correspondents’ Association dinner. Wilmore concluded his remarks noting progress on race and how much it meant to him that a black man was president. He concluded: “Yo […]

Larry Wilmore kept his speech all the way real, saluting the POTUS with, “Yo, Barry, you did it, my nigga!”


Before the great “unblackening” happens at the White House in 2016, comedian Larry Wilmore will have his unfiltered say in front of the president himself. The host of Comedy Central’s The Nightly Show has been hired as the featured entertainer of next year’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner – the final dinner with President Barack Obama as president. […]

The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl creator Issa Rae is headed to HBO with her new comedy, Insecure.

Larry Wilmore, host of The Nightly Show on Comedy Central, talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about all things politics and black news.  Who would he like to see on the final ticket? Why is Ben Carson’s OG running out? Listen above to hear the funny! On the 2016 presidential candidates: “This whole Ben Carson […]