Larry Wilmore          

Comedian & Cultural Commentator; Host and Executive Producer of "The Nightly Show"

Emmy Award winner Larry Wilmore has been a television producer, actor, comedian and writer for more than 25 years. He can currently be seen as host of "The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore," which debuted on Comedy Central in January 2015. He also recently helped launch ABC's "black-ish," serving as executive producer.

Previously, Wilmore made memorable appearances as the “Senior Black Correspondent” on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and hosted his own Showtime “town hall”-style comedy specials, "Larry Wilmore’s Race, Religion & Sex." He has written for "In Living Color," "The PJ’s" (which he co-created), "The Office" (on which he has appeared as Mr. Brown, the diversity consultant), and "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air." He also served as creator, writer and executive producer of "The Bernie Mac Show," which earned him a 2002 Emmy Award for “Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series” and a 2001 Peabody Award.

Wilmore released his first book, "I'd Rather We Got Casinos and Other Black Thoughts," in January 2009.

He currently splits his time between New York and Los Angeles.

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