Here’s what’s up in the world of TV for Wednesday, August 24. All times are Eastern. Top picks Another Period (Comedy Central, 10 p.m.): And now for Another Period’s actual second season finale. (They tricked your friendly neighborhood What’s On Tonight contributor with that whole “three-part finale” thing. Show More Summary
One of the first big jobs for Viacom's new CEO Tom Dooley will be reviving Comedy Central and MTV.
This article originally appeared in Vulture. Remember the epic Comedy Central roast of Donald Trump back in 2011? Comics from Lisa Lampanelli to Snoop Dogg (!!) roasted the Orange One to a crisp, dogging him for his hair (“What do you say to a barber to get that type of haircut... Show More Summary
Comedy Central must be kicking themselves for letting John Oliver go because the former Daily Show comedian has been absolutely killing it on HBO's Last Week Tonight With John Oliver for some time now. Far from your standard satirical...Show More Summary
Back in June, Comedy Central somewhat quietly announced it would be airing a one-hour special edition of “The Goddamn Comedy Jam,” a monthly live spectacle in Los Angeles that features comedians doing sets of material before performing a cover song of their choosing with a live band. And since America ... More »
In a special mini-episode of Slate’s Represent podcast, Aisha Harris chatted with comedian and writer Larry Wilmore about the sudden cancellation of his Comedy Central late night series, The Nightly Show, which aired its last episode on Thursday night. Show More Summary
Comedy Central need to fill the hole left by Larry Wilmore at 11:30, and its answer may not lie with its usual talent roster.
So long, democracy. Larry Wilmore's Comedy Central show got cancelled. That was the dramatic message from the far-left culture magazine Salon, with a headline ripe for ridicule: “Losing ‘The Nightly Show’ matters: Larry Wilmore’s satire...Show More Summary
Previously in our Comedy Central oral history: Dave Chappelle broke out, then broke away, the Reno Sheriff’s Department doled out justice while “Stephen Colbert” preached truthiness, and Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele had some anger to translate. Show More Summary
New York Times liberal TV critic Mike Hale found every excuse for the cancellation of left-wing comic Larry Wilmore’s Comedy Central show save the obvious one. The headline flattered the failed TV host: “A Characteristically Low-KeyShow More Summary
Jon Stewart seems to be having a hard time letting go. After signing off from his Comedy Central show last year, he has increasingly been popping up on other late-night shows, including a couple of recent appearances on CBS’s “Late....
Amy Schumer has weighed in on Kurt Metzger’s controversial comments defending comedian Aaron Glaser, according to Rolling Stone. The comedienne criticized writer Kurt Metzger, who works on her Comedy Central show Inside Amy Schumer, for comments he posted to his Facebook page last weekend. Show More Summary
On Monday, Comedy Central announced its decision to abruptly cancel “The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore.” Kent Alterman, the network’s president, told the New York Times that the show, after a season and a half on the air, “hadn’t resonated”...Show More Summary
“The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore” is cancelled and, if I’m Keeping It 100, I have to admit that I’m truly heartbroken. Last night marked the very last episode of “The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore,” Comedy Central’s slow burn entry into the Late Night wars that boldly went where other shows couldn’t (or wouldn’t). And […]
Thursday night marks the final airing of The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore after Comedy Central announced publicly on Monday that the show had been canceled.
Last night brought the final episode of The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore at Comedy Central after the cable network recently announced the cancellation of the political satire and panel program. And what better way to close out the...Show More Summary
In an abrupt move just months before the presidential election, Comedy Central canceled The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore, giving the show just one week to say its farewells. After expressing some surprise over the cancellation, Wilmore kept it cool on his final show, where he was joined by a ... More »
Comedian Larry Wilmore's late-night talk show The Nightly Show was canceled by Comedy Central earlier this week due to lackluster ratings. Thursday's (August 18) episode was the last one, and Wilmore gave his show a bittersweet send-off, with an assist from Jon Stewart. Show More Summary
After all of the joking by Larry Wilmore's Nightly Show writers and contributors about how they didn't expect to still be working on their final day with Comedy Central, Wilmore welcomed an interruption from Jon Stewart. It was Stewart's idea for Wilmore to break off from The Daily Show to host his own late-night half-hour […]
This week marked the sudden end of The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore, which was canceled without much fanfare by Comedy Central, which claimed that the show “wasn’t resonating,” a statement that is highly debatable. Admittedly, The...Show More Summary