Emmy Award winner Larry Wilmore has been a TV producer, actor, comedian and writer for more than 25 years. He will next be seen as the host of The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, set to premiere on Comedy Central in January 2015. Most recently, he helped launch ABC's black-ish serving as executive producer.
Wilmore is best known for his memorable appearances as the 'Senior Black Correspondent' on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, as well as for hosting his own Showtime 'town hall'-style comedy specials, Larry Wilmore’s Race, Religion & Sex. He has written for In Living Color, The PJ’s (which he co-created), The Office (on which he has appeared as 'Mr. Brown,' the diversity consultant), and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. He also served as creator, writer, and executive producer of The Bernie Mac Show, earning him a 2002 Emmy Award for “Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series” and a 2001 Peabody Award.
Wilmore released his first book, I'd Rather We Got Casinos and Other Black Thoughts, in January 2009.
He currently splits his time between Los Angeles and New York.