The WORST Episodes of The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore

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The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore is an American late-night panel talk show hosted by Larry Wilmore. The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore is a spin-off of The Daily Show, which featured Wilmore as a recurring contributor billed as the "Senior Black Correspondent". It premiered on January 19, 2015 on Comedy Central, and airs Mondays through Thursdays at 11:30 PM (EST) following The Daily Show. It serves as a replacement for The Colbert Report, which aired in the same time-slot from October 2005 until December 2014. The show has been described as a combination of The Daily Show and Politically Incorrect. Each episode begins with Wilmore's scripted take on the news followed by a panel discussion with his guests.

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Obama's State of the Union

#1 - Obama's State of the Union

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 21, 2015

Larry discusses the 2015 State of the Union address as well as the image and legacy of President Obama with panelists Jon Lovett, David Remnick, Amy Holmes, and Godfrey.

star 6.91
22 votes
Directors: Andre Allen
Writers: Robin Thede
Cops vs Cameras & Assertive Women

#2 - Cops vs Cameras & Assertive Women

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Oct 15, 2015

Police officers gripe about being filmed by the public, and Larry discusses Jennifer Lawrence's essay on the gender pay gap with Grace Parra, Raul De Molina and Holly Walker.

star 7.00
29 votes
Racist Pirate Toy & Outsider Candidates

#3 - Racist Pirate Toy & Outsider Candidates

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Oct 13, 2015

A toy pirate ship comes with a slave figurine, and Larry chats about the popularity of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders with Jesse Ventura, Seaton Smith and Kathleen Madigan.

star 7.00
31 votes
U.S.-Cuba Relations

#4 - U.S.-Cuba Relations

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 22, 2015

Larry discusses the changing state of U.S.-Cuba relations with panelists John Leguizamo, Soledad O'Brien, Mauricio Claver-Carone and Mike Yard.

star 7.00
20 votes
Directors: Andre Allen
Writers: Robin Thede
State of the Black Protest

#5 - State of the Black Protest

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 19, 2015

Larry discusses the backlash over the Oscar nominations' lack of diversity and the success of recent protests with Cory Booker, Talib Kweli, Bill Burr, and Shenaz Treasury.

star 7.03
36 votes
Directors: Andre Allen
Writers: Robin Thede
Money in Politics

#6 - Money in Politics

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Jan 28, 2015

Larry discusses the Koch brothers and the flood of private money in political campaigns with panelists Zephyr Teachout, David Webb, Hari Kondabolu and Ted Alexandro.

star 7.05
20 votes
Directors: Andre Allen
Writers: Robin Thede
Hillary Clinton's Emails & Kim Davis

#7 - Hillary Clinton's Emails & Kim Davis

Season 1 - Episode 102 - Aired Sep 8, 2015

An email scandal overshadows Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, and Larry discusses Kim Davis's fight against gay marriage with Kerry Coddett, Mike Yard and Matteo Lane.

star 7.06
32 votes
Meghan Markle

#8 - Meghan Markle

Season 2 - Episode 103 - Aired May 4, 2016

Ted Cruz drops out of the presidential race, and Larry discusses Donald Trump's status as the GOP's presumptive nominee with Meghan Markle, Ricky Velez and Franchesca Ramsey.

star 7.11
27 votes
Antonin Scalia's Death & Latino Voters

#9 - Antonin Scalia's Death & Latino Voters

Season 2 - Episode 65 - Aired Feb 22, 2016

Conspiracy theorists sound off about the death of Antonin Scalia, and Larry discusses America's Hispanic voters with Jose Antonio Vargas, Jordan Carlos and Grace Parra.

star 7.11
18 votes
Bassem Youssef

#10 - Bassem Youssef

Season 2 - Episode 92 - Aired Apr 14, 2016

Ice Cube and Common weigh in on racial strife in the U.S., and Larry discusses Bono's call for comedians to battle ISIS with Bassem Youssef, Ricky Velez and Jordan Carlos.

star 7.16
32 votes
Wendell Pierce

#11 - Wendell Pierce

Season 2 - Episode 87 - Aired Apr 6, 2016

George Mason University accidentally rebrands its law school as ASSOL, and Larry checks in on the presidential primaries with Wendell Pierce, Mike Yard and Franchesca Ramsey.

star 7.18
34 votes
Lecrae

#12 - Lecrae

Season 2 - Episode 106 - Aired May 10, 2016

China makes it illegal to seductively eat bananas online, and Larry discusses a controversial pre-graduation photo at West Point with Lecrae, Ricky Velez and Holly Walker.

star 7.18
28 votes
Dick Cheney on Iran Deal & NFL Scandals

#13 - Dick Cheney on Iran Deal & NFL Scandals

Season 1 - Episode 104 - Aired Sep 10, 2015

Dick Cheney accuses President Obama of capitulating to Iran, and Larry examines the NFL's many scandals with Tony Richardson, Mike Yard and Rory Albanese.

star 7.19
31 votes
Grace Helbig

#14 - Grace Helbig

Season 2 - Episode 97 - Aired Apr 25, 2016

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha describes her efforts to curb the Michigan water crisis, and Larry ponders an all-woman presidential ticket with Grace Helbig, Mike Yard and Grace Parra.

star 7.22
23 votes
Audra McDonald

#15 - Audra McDonald

Season 2 - Episode 108 - Aired May 12, 2016

Bernie Sanders refuses to drop out of the presidential race, and Larry discusses George Zimmerman's gun auction with Audra McDonald, Jordan Carlos and Robin Thede.

star 7.23
22 votes
Rupert Murdoch Backs Ben Carson

#16 - Rupert Murdoch Backs Ben Carson

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 8, 2015

Roni Dean-Burren describes her fight against racist textbooks, and Jordan Carlos, Bobcat Goldthwait and Shannon DeVido discuss Rupert Murdoch's endorsement of Ben Carson.

star 7.24
25 votes
Frat Boy in North Korea & Football Hazards

#17 - Frat Boy in North Korea & Football Hazards

Season 2 - Episode 70 - Aired Mar 1, 2016

North Korea detains an American college student, and Larry discusses the health risks of playing football with Malcolm Gladwell, Mike Yard and Rory Albanese.

star 7.25
20 votes
Allegations Against Bill Cosby

#18 - Allegations Against Bill Cosby

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 20, 2015

Larry takes an unflinching look at the sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby with panelists Jamilah Lemieux, Kathleen Madigan, Baratunde Thurston and Keith Robinson.

star 7.26
31 votes
Directors: Andre Allen
Writers: Robin Thede
Chris Jackson

#19 - Chris Jackson

Season 2 - Episode 99 - Aired Apr 27, 2016

Ted Cruz picks a running mate despite his dismal primary results, and Larry discusses Beyonce's visual album "Lemonade" with Chris Jackson, Ricky Velez and Franchesca Ramsey.

star 7.30
23 votes
Plus-Size Lingerie & Candidate Likability

#20 - Plus-Size Lingerie & Candidate Likability

Season 2 - Episode 79 - Aired Mar 16, 2016

Rory Albanese, Mike Yard and Holly Walker debate a lingerie ad, and Charlamagne Tha God, Jordan Carlos and Grace Parra discuss Donald Trump's and Hillary Clinton's likability.

star 7.31
26 votes
Ken Burns

#21 - Ken Burns

Season 2 - Episode 104 - Aired May 5, 2016

President Obama drinks the water in Flint, MI, and Larry discusses the state of American baseball with Ken Burns, Mike Yard and Holly Walker.

star 7.31
32 votes
Mass Shooting in Oregon

#22 - Mass Shooting in Oregon

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 5, 2015

Larry revisits his interview with presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders, and Rory Albanese, Mike Yard and Ashleigh Banfield weigh in on a mass shooting at an Oregon college.

star 7.31
35 votes
Ice Cream Sit-Down with Nancy Pelosi

#23 - Ice Cream Sit-Down with Nancy Pelosi

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Oct 12, 2015

Nancy Pelosi joins Larry for an enlightening ice cream social, and Mike Yard, James Davis and Jeezy debate Barack Obama's legacy as America's first black president.

star 7.32
28 votes
Quinta Brunson

#24 - Quinta Brunson

Season 2 - Episode 90 - Aired Apr 12, 2016

Donald Trump's campaign accuses Ted Cruz of "Gestapo tactics," and Larry examines Hillary Clinton's "C.P. time" skit with Quinta Brunson, Franchesca Ramsey and Rory Albanese.

star 7.33
27 votes
Angie Martinez

#25 - Angie Martinez

Season 2 - Episode 107 - Aired May 11, 2016

Congress investigates the underreporting of sex abuse in the military, and Larry examines Facebook's alleged liberal bias with Angie Martinez, Rory Albanese and Grace Parra.

star 7.33
27 votes