Trevor Noah Holds Nothing Back in Brutally Funny White House Correspondents’ Dinner Roast
ALEXANDER DRAGOThe last time a president and comedian shared the stage at the White House Correspondents' Dinner was six long years ago tonight when Larry Wilmore ended his set with a deeply personal send-off to Barack Obama. A lot has changed in both politics and comedy since then.Now, following a couple of years in which Donald Trump refused to attend and was roasted in absentia by, most notably, comedian Michelle Wolf, two more years canceled due to the pandemic—and one in between that everyonews.yahoo.com
New this week: 'Enola Holmes,' Public Enemy and Bonnaroo
Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES— “Enola Holmes”: It’s somewhat fitting that “Stranger Things” breakout Millie Bobby Brown gets her first starring role in a Netflix film, “Enola Holmes,” coming to the streamer Wednesday. — The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival was supposed to take place in June in Tennessee but was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. This week, though, the festival is launching Virtual ROO-ALITY, a three-night live broadcast featuring new performances as well as content from the Bonnaroo archive. The two-hour film will be available at 7 p.m. EDT Tuesday at pbs.org/frontline and on YouTube at 9 p.m. EDT.
Larry Wilmore, Amber Ruffin anchor weekly late-night shows
FILE - Larry Wilmore attends the 2019 Writers Guild Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Feb. 17, 2019. Peacock is launching a pair of weekly late-night comedy series with Wilmore and Amber Ruffin. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES Peacock is launching a pair of weekly late-night comedy series with Larry Wilmore and Amber Ruffin to focus on current events. We cant wait to write sketches, songs and jokes about this terrible time we call now!" Ruffin said in a statement Monday announcing the The Amber Ruffin Show." The shows are set to launch in September, with 11 episodes ordered for Wilmore's series and nine for Ruffin's, Peacock said.
Obama drops the mic at his final WH Correspondents' Dinner
President Obama made his farewell appearance as the guest of honor at Saturday's White House Correspondents' Dinner and got some big laughs. But after the president's performance, comedian Larry Wilmore found himself campaigning to win back to room. Julianna Goldman reports.cbsnews.com
Larry Wilmore in the Toyota Green Room
In this week’s edition of “Sounds of the Toyota Green Room,” “The Nightly Show” host Larry Wilmore chats with “CBS This Morning” co-hosts Gayle King and Norah O’Donnell. “NCIS” star Pauley Perette chats with King and O’Donnell about her character, Abby.cbsnews.com
How "Nightly Show" host Larry Wilmore is making his mark
Wilmore is one of the newest hosts in a year of change for late night TV. Comedy Central is seeing the departure of both Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert, but the Emmy winner brings a proven comedy track record to "The Nightly Show." He joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss his career, Jon Stewart, Trevor Noah and more.cbsnews.com