The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore

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The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore
Premiere January 19, 2015
Finale August 18, 2016
Creator Jon Stewart
Host Larry Wilmore
Network/Provider Comedy Central
Style 30-minute comedic news talk show
Company Busboy Productions
Seasons 2
Episodes 258
Origin USA
Official Site Comedy Central

The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore is a comedic talk show spun off from The Daily Show. It is hosted by Larry Wilmore who was previously the "Senior Black Correspondent" on The Daily Show. It replaced The Colbert Report after Stephen Colbert left to host The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

The show initially had a set format, being broken down into four segments, starting with a monologue by Wilmore. Then Wilmore is joined by a panel of four guests, which can be made up of anyone including comedians, news reporters, politicians and show contributors. The next segment is 'Keeping it 100' when each panelist is asked a question and is expected to be honest. The final segment is Wilmore himself getting a 'Keeping it 100' question from twitter. As time went on, the format became more loose and generally just featured Wilmore's monologue, skits with contributors and then the panel consisting of Willmore, 2 contributors and a guest.

In development, the show was known as The Minority Report, but the name had to be changed as FOX was developing Minority Report, based on the 2002 film.



Actor Character Duration
Main Cast
Larry Wilmore Host 1 2
Supporting/Recurring Cast
Mike Yard Contributor 1 2
Ricky Velez Contributor 1 2
Jordan Carlos Contributor 1 2
Holly Walker Contributor 1 2
Shenaz Treasury Contributor 1
David Smithyman Contributor 1
Grace Parra Contributor 1 2
Franchesca Ramsey Contributor 2


Season  Premiere Finale #
Comedy Central
Season One January 19, 2015 September 24, 2015 111
Season Two September 28, 2015 August 18, 2016 147


DVD Releases

There are no DVD releases for this show.

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