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Friday, October 26 • 3:15pm - 4:30pm
A Conversation with Larry Wilmore: The 2018 Outstanding Television Writer Award Recipient

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Larry Wilmore has been a television producer, actor, comedian, and writer for more than 25 years. As a writer he’s been behind television comedies The PJs, The Bernie Mac Show, and HBO’s Insecure, which he co-created with star Issa Rae. On camera, Wilmore is known for his memorable appearances as the “Senior Black Correspondent” on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and as the host of Comedy Central’s The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore. Join 2018’s Extraordinary Contribution to Television Awardee for a conversation on comedy—in front of and behind the camera.

*Sign Language Interpretation provided by Communication by Hand

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John Merriman

John Merriman starred in the New York Times Critics' Pick YOU HURT MY FEELINGS, the LA Film Fest winning feature GRETCHEN, and the indie comedies PICTURES OF SUPERHEROES, CINEMA SIX and MUSTANG ISLAND now available on Netflix. He acted in the acclaimed Sundance film PIT STOP and the... Read More →

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Larry Wilmore

2018 Outstanding Television Writer Award Recipient
Emmy Award winner Larry Wilmore has been a television producer, actor, comedian, and writer for morethan 25 years. He can currently be heard as host of Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air on The Ringer PodcastNetwork. The show features Wilmore’s unique mix of humor and wit as he weighs... Read More →


Friday October 26, 2018 3:15pm - 4:30pm CDT
InterContinental Stephen F. Austin, Ballroom