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  • Larry Wilmore Replacing Stephen Colbert: Hollywood Reacts

    When Comedy Central announced that comedian Larry Wilmore would replace Stephen Colbert in the post-"Daily Show" timeslot, many were quick to praise the cabler's choice -- especially in the TV sphere. Lizz Winstead, co-creator of "The Daily Show,"...
  • Upfronts: Larry Wilmore Steals Spotlight at UTA Kickoff Party

    Larry Wilmore had a long line of well-wishers who sought him out for hugs and handshakes on Sunday night at UTA's upfronts kickoff party at Tao Downtown in Gotham. Wilmore drew a crowd of friends and fans as he recounted the story of how the surprise job...
  • Larry Wilmore to replace Stephen Colbert with 'The Minority Report'

    Larry Wilmore to replace Stephen Colbert with 'The Minority Report'
    Comedian Larry Wilmore will succeed Stephen Colbert in the 11:30 p.m. slot on Comedy Central, hosting a show called “The Minority Report” beginning in January, the network announced Friday. Wilmore is already familiar to Comedy Central...
  • Too many white men creating the shows at HBO, TV critic says

    Too many white men creating the shows at HBO, TV critic says
    HBO is a great place to create a TV show — if you're a white guy. So says a new report by Huffington Post TV critic Maureen Ryan, who argues that the premium cable channel — home of such acclaimed series as "True Detective," "Game of...
  • 'Neighbors' squashes 'Spider-Man.' NBC unveils fall schedule.

    'Neighbors' squashes 'Spider-Man.' NBC unveils fall schedule.
    After the coffee. Before the NBC and Fox upfronts. The Skinny: As usual, I come to New York and the forecast is for lots of rain. But Sunday was gorgeous and I had a great eight-mile run, and I'm hoping to catch a Yankees game as well. First priority,...
  • Craig Ferguson leaving CBS' 'Late Late Show' in December

    Craig Ferguson leaving CBS' 'Late Late Show' in December
    Craig Ferguson's nights of dancing with the fake horse are numbered. The Scottish-born host of CBS' "The Late Late Show" told his studio audience during Monday's taping that he will leave in December when his current contract expires. "CBS and I are...
  • John Oliver goes for in-depth comedy with 'Last Week Tonight' on HBO

    John Oliver goes for in-depth comedy with 'Last Week Tonight' on HBO
    NEW YORK — John Oliver will have the crab cakes — but that's all, thanks. In a private dining room at HBO's plush headquarters overlooking Bryant Park in midtown Manhattan, a waitress in a crisp black uniform asks the 37-year-old comedian if...
  • Stephen Colbert visits David Letterman on 'Late Show'

    The passing of the "Late Show" torch has officially begun. On Tuesday, Stephen Colbert paid his first visit to the Ed Sullivan Theater following the news that he will be taking over for David Letterman next year.  To answer your first question: No,...
  • 'The Walking Dead' adds a mobile game to its horde

    'The Walking Dead' adds a mobile game to its horde
    "The Walking Dead" began its (after)life as a comic and now it's a blockbuster TV series, a few novels, a host of ancillary merchandise, one well-received video game (the episodic "Walking Dead" adventure game) and one poorly received video game ("The...
  • A woman as president? Stephen Colbert responds to Bill O'Reilly

    A woman as president? Stephen Colbert responds to Bill O'Reilly
    The next U.S. presidential election isn't until 2016, but many in the media are speculating heavily that Hillary Rodham Clinton has a real shot at the Oval Office. A woman as president? Is there a downside? That's what Stephen Colbert and his "papa bear"...
  • Stephen Colbert and David Letterman: Trouble outside the comfort zone

    Stephen Colbert, who will be the new host of "Late Show" when David Letterman retires next year, has a lot in common with his predecessor. Both are seasoned, popular comedians. Both wear glasses, as Letterman noted. And both have gotten into a bit...
  • CNN goes overboard with Flight 370 coverage

    "Generalissimo Francisco Franco of Spain is still dead!" For months on end, "Saturday Night Live" got big, big laughs and results from this on-going "news" announcement, made repeatedly in 1975 during 'SNL's' first season. AND now I suggest that CNN can...