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'The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore' Debuts In Slot Vacated By Stephen Colbert

On Monday night, Comedy Central premiered former Daily Show correspondent Larry Wilmore's new show. While Wilmore's sarcastic comments on clips were funny, the round-table discussion didn't sparkle.
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Larry Wilmore's 'Nightly Show' Brings A New Voice To Late Night TV

The former Daily Show correspondent becomes the only black man to host an entertainment show on late night TV. And he starts on an important occasion; the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
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'Fresh Off The Boat' Repackages The Asian-American Story For TV

The TV show, based on Eddie Huang's memoir, retains some of the book's raw sensibility, but as he tells it, it's been a fight to keep his life's story from becoming a "cornstarch sitcom."
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'Critical Mass' Of Rape Allegations Prompted NBC To Cancel Cosby Project

NBC Chairman Bob Greenblatt said it was "safe to say" there won't be any future projects with the comedian who starred in the network's iconic The Cosby Show.
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Nancy Grace Says 'Gone Girl' Satire Was Flattering, Made Her Laugh Out Loud

Gone Girl fictionalizes the controversial cable news star. "I did not go into this to win a popularity contest," says Grace, host of a true crimes and current affairs show on HLN.
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Amazon Gains Ground With Online-Only Shows

With the announcement this week that Woody Allen will write and direct a new television series for Amazon, the online retailer is now poised to be a major force in television.
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In 'Broad City,' Two Women Make Comedy From The 'Muck' Of New York Living

The Comedy Central show is about single 20-somethings who sit around and make each other laugh. Stars Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer poke fun at New Yorkers' "sick, masochistic romance" with the city.
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Woody Allen Is The Latest Hollywood Star Director To Try TV

Allen says he's not sure how he got into this or what he'll do. His half-hour series is set for Amazon's streaming video service.
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'Man Seeking Woman' Examines How It Feels To Be Single, Dating And Rejected

The new comedy series on FXX is a cross between an early Woody Allen comedy and a very edgy late-night comedy sketch. It's part literal, part impressionistic — even surrealist — and very different.
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Big Wins For 'Transparent' Make It Clear: TV's Undergoing A Revolution

The show, which portrays a 70-year-old coming out as transgender, won two Golden Globes — the first wins for original programming by Amazon.

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