10 things to know about Larry Wilmore before his ‘Nightly Show’ debut




Welcome to late night, Larry Wilmore

The comedian and seasoned television producer makes his hosting debut Monday on Comedy Central with “The Nightly Show,” taking over Stephen Colbert’s The Colbert Report time slot. Colbert announced in early May he would be leaving his show to take over David Letterman’s hosting gig on CBS’ The Late Show

While Wilmore is a veteran of comedy and television — he cut his teeth as a writer, and later producer, for several popular ’90s comedies that focused on black families — he has only held small roles in front of the camera and avoided too much of the spotlight Read more…

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