The Late Show with Larry Wilmore as Stephen Colbert cedes cold open to his former Comedy Central colleague

“Welcome to The Late Show. I’m your host, Larry Wilmore.” Wait, what? CBS opened cold on Thursday’s episode of The Late Show with Wilmore subbing in for regular host Stephen Colbert, even getting in one monologue joke amid chants of “Larry” before Colbert interceded. “I’m sorry, man. I thought whoever leaves 11:30 at Comedy Central just gets The Late Show. I thought that’s how it works,” Wilmore said. Colbert: “Larry, Larry, no, I’m sorry, that’s not, no.” Wilmore:”It’s because I’m black, isn’t it?” Colbert put his right hand fingers together and replied: “A little bit. Yeah.” It’s all in...

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