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  • Black Hollywood Turns Out to Honor African American Achievements in TV

    May 15, 15 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *A celebration of African American achievements in television drew a who’s who of Black Hollywood Wednesday night as the stars reflected on the past, present and future of blacks on the small screen. Those on hand for the Paley Center for Media-hosted event included Oprah Winfrey, Cicely Tyson, Larry Wilmore, Tracee Ellis Ross, Lee Daniels, […]

  • Larry Wilmore Goes in on Fox News for ‘Thugs Go Thugging’ Reference

    Apr 30, 15 by Qwest7 5 Comments


    *The media coverage of the unrest in Baltimore by Fox News and CNN is really getting to Larry Wilmore. The “Nightly Show” host completely went in on reporters for the two networks as he warmed up with jokes directed at CNN’s Anderson Cooper, whom he felt was among the reporters who are “out of their […]

  • Mo’Nique Hits ‘Breakfast Club’, ‘WWHL’ and ‘The Nightly Show’ (Watch All 3)

    Apr 24, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Mo’Nique is certainly “playing the game” when it comes to her new film “Blackbird,” opening this weekend. On Thursday, she visited Bravo’s “Watch What Happens Live” and Larry Wilmore’s “The Nightly Show” on Comedy Central in support of the movie. On Friday, she continued plugging away on NY radio show The Breakfast Club. But the appearances also gave some of […]

  • Larry Wilmore on What He’s Learned from Jon Stewart

    Apr 15, 15 by Cherie Saunders 1 Comment


    *Before Larry Wilmore spun off from “The Daily Show” to “The Nightly Show,” the actor, writer and producer was able to soak up some valuable knowledge under the tutelage of Jon Stewart. As the show’s resident Senior Black Correspondent, it was Wilmore’s task to extract humor from issues of race that would make headlines. With […]

  • How ‘The Minority Report with Larry Wilmore’ Became ‘The Nightly Show’

    Mar 6, 15 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment


    *Since launching on Martin Luther King weekend, Larry Wilmore’s “The Nightly Show” has tackled a number of topics relevant to the black community – such as “black fatherhood,” “black women in America,” and on Thursday, the racism found within the Ferguson police department. (An officer pulled him over in the middle of his broadcast.) So […]

  • Larry Wilmore Apologizes For ‘Bossy’ Mention of Black Women

    Feb 9, 15 by Qwest7 3 Comments


    *Larry Wilmore is making amends for a recent “Keep it 100” segment on “The Nightly Show” which found him asking his panel of guests if black women are too “bossy” to marry. The Comedy Central host weighed in on the furor caused by the segment by reminding viewers that the segment should not be taken […]