Larry Wilmore hired as Comedy Central’s new late-night host: “Minority Report” replacing Colbert; also showrunner for ABC’s new sitcom “Black-ish”

Friday after business hours: That’s usually when the powers-that-be quietly dump bad news in the media’s lap, so it cannot be followed up and quickly gets lost in the shuffle toward the weekend’s more leisurely pursuits. And yet. And yet! The 7 o’clock hour Friday wrapped up 24 hours of incredibly great headlines for Larry Wilmore. On Thursday night, ABC ordered the sitcom pilot Black-ish to series this fall — starring Anthony Anderson in his generation’s take on The Cosby Show‘s upper-middle-class social-racial struggle, with Wilmore brought on board as showrunner. Only to be topped tonight by an offer...

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