Robin Thede is head writer for Comedy Central's The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore. She's previously been a reporter for E! News, a writer for BET's Real Husbands of Hollywood and head writer for The Queen Latifah Show. Jaxonphotogroup/Courtesy of Robin Thede hide caption

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David Letterman, seen here snapping a selfie with his replacement Stephen Colbert, will step down next week as host of the Late Show. Getty Images hide caption

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Larry Wilmore at the TV Critics Association's Winter Press Tour in Pasadena, Calif. Richard Shotwell/Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP hide caption

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Craig Ferguson hosts The Late Late Show in 2011. Sonja Flemming/AP hide caption

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Seth Myers performs during the Comedy Central South Beach Comedy Festival at the Fillmore Miami Beach in Miami Beach, Fla., April 18. NBC announced Sunday that Myers is the new host of Late Night. Jeff Daly/Jeff Daly/Invision/AP hide caption

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