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Former 'Daily Show' Showrunner Rory Albanese Joins 'The Minority Report with Larry Wilmore'

Comedy Central's new Colbert Report replacement, The Minority Report with Larry Wilmore, just added The Daily Show's former showrunner. Rory Albanese will be an executive producer on Minority Report, which is set to launch in January 2015 after Colbert Report concludes its nine-year run in December so that Stephen Colbert can take over for David Letterman. Minority Report was created by Jon Stewart and will be EP'd by Albanese, Stewart, and Wilmore. Albanese spent 14 years on The Daily Show, starting as a production assistant in 1999 and rising through the ranks to executive producer/showrunner, a position he left last fall.

The Minority Report is currently in the early [...]

Here's What 'The Minority Report with Larry Wilmore' Will Look Like

Last week, Fast Company got an inside look at the format of The Minority Report with Larry Wilmore — which will take over The Colbert Report's time slot on Comedy Central come January — and the network is aiming to launch the show as both a funny take on the news as well as a "key farm team for new Comedy Central talent" through panels of featured co-hosts. From the article:

The Minority Report setup will be similar to The Daily Show and Colbert Report, but with a twist: For parts of the show Wilmore will be joined by a panel of co-hosts, presumably along the lines [...]

Larry Wilmore to Replace Colbert at 11:30 with 'The Minority Report with Larry Wilmore'

Comedy Central has announced that when Colbert leaves to take over Late Show on CBS at the end of this year, The Daily Show's Larry Wilmore will replace him in his time slot with The Minority Report with Larry Wilmore. Wilmore has been The Daily Show's "Senior Black Correspondent" since 2006, making him one of the longest tenured correspondents currently on the show. Before that, he created The Bernie Mac Show and co-created The PJs. Last summer it was announced that he was developing The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl alongside Issa Rae, the creator of the popular web series of the same name. It's not clear what [...]