Comedy Central has found its replacement for Larry Wilmore’s Nightly Show, and it’s… another white dude, because late night TV clearly doesn’t have enough of those.
To be fair, the guy who got the gig is the very funny Jordan Klepper, who has been with The Daily Show since Jon Stewart’s tenure, and has proven his comedic chops as the senior correspondent under Trevor Noah.
His untitled Daily Show companion series will air Monday-Thursday at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT, beginning this fall, taking over the timeslot vacated by The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, which was cancelled last August.
Klepper has established himself for his mix of studio segments and field work, ranging from his multi-part series exploring the reality of being a “Good Guy with a Gun” to his field pieces at Trump rallies which have garnered millions of views. Read more…