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Larry Wilmore debuts Comedy Central's The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore on Jan. 19. Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for Comedy Central hide caption

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For Host Larry Wilmore, A Year Of 'Extraordinary' Highs And 'Humbling' Lows

Wilmore is still fine-tuning The Nightly Show, which fills the late-night spot on Comedy Central vacated by Stephen Colbert. The show launched just as Wilmore's 20-year marriage was coming to an end.

Larry Wilmore debuts Comedy Central's The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore on Jan. 19. Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for Comedy Central hide caption

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For Host Larry Wilmore, A Year Of 'Extraordinary' Highs And 'Humbling' Lows

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