The last few years have proven that late night television can be an unpredictable, sometimes unforgiving genre, but Larry Wilmore doesn’t seem troubled about jumping into the pool of cable hosts. At a preview this morning for The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, Comedy Central’s newest host had the same professorial tone as his appearances as the Senior Black Correspondent on The Daily Show, describing the show as a “showcase for voices” and a chance to have a dialogue. "We’ll weigh in on what’s going on and then we get to mix it around a little bit and have some fun,” he said.
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MythBusters returns to The Discovery Channel tomorrow, and the new episode follows Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman tackling some classic Simpsons myths from the world of Springfield. The network released the first sneak peek today, which has everything from toilet cherry bombs to a life-size Homer. The episode airs on Discovery tomorrow night at 9:00pm.
Parks and Recreation returns to NBC for its seventh and final season on January 13th, and the network released the first trailer today featuring the Pawnee gang in the year 2017. Apparently in only two years we'll be overtaken by drones and the undeniable charm of Johnny Karate.
Here's a behind-the-scenes peek of Chris Rock's new film Top Five featuring Kevin Hart, Questlove, and SNL cast members Leslie Jones and Jay Pharoah, who explain why it's best to work with a friend like Rock who's "just a phone call away." The film premieres in theaters this Friday, and you can check out the trailer here.
Broad City's second season premieres on Comedy Central January 14th, but in the meantime here's a sneak peek featuring Abbi and Ilana paying a visit to Abbi's favorite place in the world, Bed Bath & Beyond. New fun Broad City fact: Lincoln (Hannibal Buress) has a homemade pasta-themed blog called "The Al Dente Dentist."