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Larry Wilmore
  • Birth Name: Larry Wilmore
  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA
  • Profession: Writer; comedian; producer; actor
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Critic's Notebook: ABC at TCA

The verdict is still out regarding ABC's middling batch of new shows for the fall — as often happens, many of the network's more tantalizing projects are being held until midseason — but as ABC stepped into the TCA press-tour spotlight on Tuesday, the vibe was unusually positive because of one overarching hot-button issue: diversity. (For more ABC news, go here.)

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Is Black-ish the new Black?

Want a bar mitzvah but aren't Jewish? Comedian Anthony Anderson can help.

The star of ABC's upcoming comedy Black-ish, which premieres Wednesday, Sept. 24 at 9:30/8:30c, was faced with that question when his 12-year-old son expressed a wish for the Jewish coming-of-age ritual. "I looked him in the eye and said, 'That's not our culture, but I will throw you a hip-hop "bro-mitzvah."' I trademarked the name," Anderson said at ABC's Television Critics Assocation fall previews on Tuesday.
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The Daily Show's Larry Wilmore to Replace Stephen Colbert

Comedy Central has tapped The Daily Show's Larry Wilmore to replace Stephen Colbert, the network announced Friday.

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Dinner For Schmucks: Invited To Dinner
Larry Wilmore: Hearing Aid Prank
Dinner For Schmucks: Mind Control
Dinner For Schmucks: Mousterpiece Feat

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Dinner for Schmucks
Dinner for Schmucks [HD]
Dinner For Schmucks
Dinner For Schmucks [HD]

More Larry Wilmore Movies Videos

Based on a True Story
Push Comes to Shove
Four Weddings and a Funeral (Minus Three Weddings and One Funeral)

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Year Title Description
2014 Black-ish TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2012 Larry Wilmore's Race, Religion & Sex TV Show Series, Performer
2012 Larry Wilmore's Race, Religion & Sex in Florida TV Show Series, Moderator
2010 Dinner For Schmucks Movie, Actor - Williams
2009 Make 'Em Laugh TV Show Series, Remarks by

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Friends Forever: Second Time's the Charm for Playing House's Stars

Jessica St. Clair and Lennon Parham are either very committed to their craft or they have impeccable timing.

In the summer of 2012, the duo started brainstorming ideas for a new TV show when St. Clair pitched a story about them raising a baby together. "She was like, 'This is insane, right?' And I was like, 'Actually, I kind of love it,'" Parham tells "That's definitely a ... read more

USA Set April Premiere for New Comedy Playing House

Playing House is officially moving onto USA's schedule in April.

The comedy, starring and executive-produced by Jessica St. Clair and Lennon Parham (Best Friends Forever), will ... read more

Daily Show Reunion! Stephen Colbert to Make Beautiful Music on The Office

Stephen Colbert is taking a rare step away from his anchor desk at The Colbert Report to make some beautiful music on The Office, Entertainment Weekly reports.

Colbert, 48, will appear in the NBC comedy's Halloween episode as... read more

CBS Develops Two Comedy Projects for Martin Lawrence

CBS is developing a pair of sitcoms for comedian Martin Lawrence, with an eye toward shooting one of them as a pilot.

Bernie Mac creator and The Daily Show contributor Larry Wilmore is behind one of the shows, while the other is from Rules of Engagement creator Tom Hertz and Adam Sandler's Happy Madison production company.

In the Wilmore script, Lawrence would play a... read more


Speaking of casting... although Office writer-producer Larry Wilmore has landed an acting gig in CBS' untitled Christine Baranski/Ed O'Neill sitcom, even if the pilot gets picked up, the Hollywood Reporter hints that he may be able to continue on as a consultant for my favorite NBC laffer. What? Am I not allowed to play favorites?
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