TV Preview: 'Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore' follows in Colbert's footsteps

January 18, 2015 5:14 AM

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PASADENA, Calif. — A month after Stephen Colbert ended “The Colbert Report,” Comedy Central introduces a successor series, which, like its predecessor, can be thought of as a spinoff of sorts from “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart.”

Comedy writer/actor Larry Wilmore isn’t bringing over his “Daily Show senior black correspondent” exactly, but the new show’s original title, “The Minority Report,” coined by executive producer Jon Stewart, offers some idea of its areas of interest.

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