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Larry Wilmore is the new host of Comedy Central’s ‘The Nightly Show’, but the Emmy Award winner has been a TV producer, actor, comedian and writer for more than 25 years.

He talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about co-creating ‘The Bernie Mac Show’ and helping launch ABC’s new hit show ‘Blackish’, starring Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross.

On “Keeping it 100″:

“At my age, at 53, why should I keep it 70? I just went through a divorce and I have kids going to college, why wouldn’t I?”

On choosing Vanessa Williams over Pam Grier and Bernadette Stansfref:

“Just on the pictures alone I’ve got to go with Vanessa Williams.”

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Larry Wilmore On Creating ‘The Bernie Mac Show’, Why Halle Berry & Vanessa Williams Are The MVP’s  was originally published on