Larry Wilmore Announces New Deal with ABC

It has been three months since The Nightly Show was canceled and now Wilmore has something new in the works.

Larry Wilmore signed a deal with ABC Studios where he’ll develop material, supervise projects and more. In a late night TV line up of the same type of show host, Wilmore was the only thing different in late night talk shows. Fans can rejoice now that Wilmore is going to join ABC. You can probably expect more comedy coming to your late night line-up really soon.

“I’m excited beyond words to be back at ABC and look forward to this creative partnership,” Wilmore told Variety Monday. “Disney took a chance on me as a young writer years ago and so I’m thrilled to return to the Mouse House. I hope my room still looks the same.” The deal, described as a “multi-year pact,” will see Wilmore developing his own series and projects with ABC Studios. Additionally, Wilmore will work alongside studio executives to track down emerging talent. Read More

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