So long, Stephen Colbert.
Now that the comedian has been tapped as David Letterman's replacement for CBS's Late Night, Comedy Central has announced that Larry Wilmore will take over the highly-coveted post-Daily Show time slot with a brand new series.
The Emmy award-winning writer will be the host of "The Minority Report" with Larry Wilmore, a series Comedy Central describes as "a comedic look at news, current events and pop culture from unique perspectives not typically on display in late night television."
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Keeper of all the Emmys, Jon Stewart created "The Minority Report" and will serve as executive producer alongside Wilmore.
Wilmore expressed his excitement for the new series in a statement Friday saying, "I'm beyond excited to have this chance to continue my relationships with Comedy Central and the brilliant Jon Stewart. I love the city of New York and promise to only wear my Laker t-shirts when I'm layering."
To which Stewart cheekily added, "While Larry Wilmore is a brilliant comic and showrunner, this is all just a complicated ruse to get him to move to New York and turn him into a Knicks fan."
Currently "Senior Black Correspondent" on "The Best F*&#ing News Team Ever!," Wilmore joined "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" in 2006 after an award-winning career in television writing and producing in the early 90s.
"The Minority Report" with Larry Wilmore will premiere in January 2015 on Comedy Central.