Entertainment Weekly

Subscribe

Stay Connected

Subscribe

Advertise With Us

Learn More

Skip to content
Emmys 2017
Every unforgettable moment, every gorgeous dress.Click here

Article

The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore renewed for season 2 by Comedy Central

Posted on

Stephen Lovekin/Comedy Central

As Comedy Central prepares for the changing of the Daily Show hosting guard, it will keep things the same in the post-Daily Show slot for at least another year.

The network confirmed on Tuesday that it had renewed The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore through the end of 2016.

The late-night talk show — which features the former Daily Show contributor taking on various cultural, political and social issues while lording over a panel of guests — premiered back in January. The previous time-slot occupant, The Colbert Report, ran from 2005 to 2014, before host Stephen Colbert was tapped by CBS to replace David Letterman on The Late Show.

More to come…

Related Stories

The Daily Show host Trevor Noah talks Twitter controversy: ‘We live in a world of faux outrage’

The Daily Show adds Ronny Chieng, Desi Lydic, and Roy Wood Jr. as correspondents

Trevor Noah is full of ‘Power’ in new Daily Show teaser

WANT MORE EW? Subscribe now to keep up with the latest in movies, television and music.