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Larry Wilmore

Larry Wilmore: 'All the best racial stuff happens now that I've lost my show'

Larry Wilmore didn’t stop at interrupting Stephen Colbert’s Thursday night Late Show monologue; he also sat down for an interview with the host. Colbert started things off right away by asking Wilmore how he felt about Comedy Central’s unexpected cancellation of Wilmore’s The Nightly Show.

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Larry Wilmore takes over for Stephen Colbert during Late Show opening

Larry Wilmore, former correspondent for The Daily Show and host of the recently canceled The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, hit late-night television again on Thursday, subbing in for Stephen Colbert during the monologue on The Late Show.

The comedian appeared in Colbert’s place during the show’s opening, poking fun at Donald Trump’s speech in Arizona this week. “I haven’t seen that many angry white people since they canceled a Coldplay concert,” he joked.

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Jon Stewart to appear on 'Nightly Show' finale, says Larry Wilmore

For the final episode of The Nightly Show on Thursday night, Larry Wilmore will bring back his old friend Jon Stewart, EW can exclusively reveal.

In an interview with EW before the finale, Wilmore divulged a few details about what will surely be an emotional episode for the canceled Comedy Central series.

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Larry Wilmore looks to future after Nightly Show cancellation: 'I'd love to moderate a debate'

Larry Wilmore on Thursday will host The Nightly Show one last time. After the unexpected (to most) news of the show’s cancellation earlier this week, there’s been plenty of hand-wringing about what this means for Comedy Central, the shaken-up late-night landscape, and, of course, Wilmore himself.

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Samantha Bee sent Larry Wilmore wine after Nightly Show cancellation

Larry Wilmore signs off from behind the desk of The Nightly Show on Thursday — and thanks to Samantha Bee, he’s got plenty of wine to throw a farewell party.

On Tuesday night’s show, Wilmore expressed his gratitude for the gift while also addressing Comedy Central’s decision to cancel his program.

“Welcome to the show. I’m Larry Wilmore, or at least I am for the next three nights,” he said. “After that, who knows.”

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Larry Wilmore: 5 defining moments from The Nightly Show

Though it may have only lasted for less than two years, Larry Wilmore’s The Nightly Show made its mark on the late-night landscape. The Comedy Central talk show, which was canceled Monday, never shied away from tackling controversial issues with both humor and heart. In honor of Wilmore’s show, take a look back at some of its most memorable segments.

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Larry Wilmore Nightly Show canceled by Comedy Central

It’s time to say goodnight to The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore: Comedy Central has canceled the series just over a year and a half after its Jan. 19, 2015 debut, the network confirmed to EW on Monday. The final episode will air Thursday, and @Midnight will then take over the 11:30 p.m. time slot.

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