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  • ‘Black-ish’ Debuts Strong, Nearly Matching ‘Modern Family’ Ratings

    Sep 25, 14 by Cherie Saunders 1 Comment

    *Not only did “Black-ish” pull solid ratings in its 9 p.m. series premiere Wednesday night, it managed to keep the majority of “Modern Family’s” audience from turning the channel…something ABC hasn’t been able to do in a number of years. (Just ask fellow 9:30 Wednesday casualties “Happy Endings,” “Suburgatory,” “Cougar Town,” “Mr. Sunshine” and “Super Fun […]

  • Colbert Replacement: Wilmore Diversifies Comedy Central with ‘The Minority Report’

    May 12, 14 by Brainuser1 Leave a comment

    *Bye, Bye Stephen Colbert. Hello Larry Wilmore. Comedy Central didn’t waste any time announcing the takeover of the “Daily Show” correspondent in the time slot Colbert has held since his show, “The Colbert Report,” first aired in 2005. Beginning in 2015, things will change, the network announced Friday night. “The Minority Report with Larry Wilmore,” […]

  • ABC Picks Up Anthony Anderson’s ‘Blackish’, John Ridley’s ‘American Crime’

    May 9, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *Viola Davis won’t be the only African American to lead a series on ABC in the fall. Joining her Shonda Rhimes-produced drama “How to Get Away With Murder” will be the comedy “Blackish,” starring Anthony Anderson and loosely based on the life of executive producer Kenya Barris (“The Game”). As previously reported, Anderson plays an […]

  • Issa Rae Teams Up With Larry Wilmore for New HBO Comedy Series

    Aug 7, 13 by Brainuser1 Leave a comment

    *Issa Rae is definitely a woman who knows how to create opportunities for herself. It was not so long ago that she developed her now successful webseries, “The Misadventures Of Awkward Black Girl,” and now she is teaming up with Larry Wilmore, a correspondent on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” to co-write a comedy series project for HBO, […]

  • Larry Wilmore Lands NBC Pilot ‘Joe, Joe and Jane’

    Jan 29, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Actor-writer-comedian Larry Wilmore, currently the “senior black correspondent” for Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” has booked a series regular role on the NBC comedy pilot “Joe, Joe and Jane,” The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The semi-autobiographical multicamera comedy, from “New Girl” producers Joe Port and Joe Wiseman centers on Joe Waxman, a conflict-avoidant children’s book […]

  • Showtime Nabs Comedy Special from Larry Wilmore

    Jun 8, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Showtime has picked up “Race, Religion And Sex,” a one-hour comedy special starring Larry Wilmore, in which he explores issues dealing with race, religion and sex through comedy, satire and political commentary. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] The cable network has ordered one special with a possibility for more, according to Deadline.com.  A potential second […]