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Stephen! Stephen! Stephen!

I’m a big, gigantic fan of Stephen Colbert — and as most people know, this is a BIG year for Stephen. When David Letterman steps down from the Late Show in May, Stephen will take the reigns in September (I can’t believe I have to wait another eight months before seeing him regularly on TV again!). 1,566 more words

Culture

TV Ratings: Larry Wilmore's "Nightly Show" Makes a Solid Entry

Larry Wilmore debuted Comedy Central’s new Nightly Show on Monday, and the veteran writer, comedian and Daily Show correspondent brought a solid sampling for his first time at bat. 459 more words

Entertainment

Quick Shot: The Nightly Show Demonstrates Promise

Haven’t had a chance yet to check out Tuesday’s second episode of Larry Wilmore’s new late-night vehicle, The Nightly Show, but Monday’s first installment definitely showed some promise. 229 more words

TV

Reserving judgment

There is no doubt that Stephen Colbert is a tough act to follow. He is brilliant, and his The Colbert Report on Comedy Central, which followed… 351 more words

Blogging

Keep It 100: 'The Nightly Show' Earns Itself a Serious, Unique Late-Night Niche

I just want to say that I wouldn’t wish the pressure Larry Wilmore was under in the debut of The Nightly Show on anyone. Following up a cultural phenom like Stephen Colbert opens about one billion doors for unfair scrutiny and comparisons, and even after acknowledging that it still might take some days for 11:30 on Comedy Central to feel right. 793 more words

Larry Wilmore's First 'Nightly Show': Not Perfect, But Very Promising

With the instant feedback of Twitter and recaps passing firm judgment from the very first moments of a new television show, pressure is immense on the new crop of late-night talkers — Larry Wilmore’s… 1,013 more words

Television

Stephen Colbert returns as HIMSELF

Colbert Report recently finished its nine year run on Comedy Central.  The show staring Stephen Colbert in full character delivering a satirical spin on daily news.   125 more words

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