The 52-year-old writer-actor, who has been with Comedy Central’s The Daily Show as its “Senior Black Correspondent” since 2006, will get the 11:30 p.m. half-hour starting in January. A twist on the former occupant’s title, the show is called ‘The Minority Report.’
The show will reportedly draw on Wilmore’s experience covering racial issues on The Daily Show, with a focus on “provid[ing] an opportunity for the underrepresented voices out there,” Comedy Central President Michele Ganeless told the Times.
This is great news! He cracks me up every time he’s on TDS.
"I’ve got a nice house and a kid in college, and I’ll tell you we cannot handle it. Giving our paycheck away when you still worked and earned it? That’s just not going to fly."
Terry must be using that new definition of work that I ain’t heard about yet, the one that means “being part of a political party that says ‘No’ to everything and part of a Congress that takes 239 vacation days a year.” (x) Must be in that new dictionary that ain’t come out yet, the Oxford WhatAreYouSmokin’tionary.