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TCA 2015: Larry Wilmore launches on a special holiday
TCA 2015: Larry Wilmore launches on a special holiday

Larry Wilmore says we shouldn’t read too much into the launch date for his new Comedy Central program "The Nightly Show." The comic will be the sole African American late-night comedy host when "The Nightly Show" airs at 11:30 p.m., following "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," starting Jan. 19. Opening night falls on the national holiday honoring the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King. Wilmore told reporters Saturday at the Television Critics Assn. press tour in Pasadena that he passed on the chance to premiere later in the week. “I had a dream that a brother needed to work on that day,” he said. “Irony intended completely. I said,...

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