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‘Maybe I Got What I Deserved’: Larry Wilmore Reflects on the Cancellation of ‘The Nightly Show’


Wilmore’s small and dedicated audience understood that. But ratings aren’t measured in authenticity. Unable to meet the numbers of his predecessor Colbert, whose shtickmiraculously resonated with viewers on both ends of the political spectrum, Comedy Central canceled Wilmore’s show last week, making me one of his final guests. When I made my first-ever late-night appearance last week, I had no idea that only days later I’d be interviewing my interviewer to figure out what the hell happened with my favorite show. But that’s exactly what went down last night. – READ MORE

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