Watch the First Full Promo for Larry Wilmore’s ‘Nightly Show’ (Video)

Former “Daily Show” correspondent suggests diner patrons try something a little different: his new late-night talker

Last Updated: December 16, 2014 @ 9:14 AM

Stephen Colbert‘s 11:30 p.m. replacement Larry Wilmore is gearing up for his new Comedy Central talker, “The Nightly Show,” which kicks off in just over a month. On Tuesday, the cable channel released the first video promo for its latest property, re-introducing the world to the comedian.

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In the promo, the former “Daily Show” correspondent interrupts diner snack time to suggest patrons try a new alternative to the normal late-night stuff: The Wilmore.

“It’s about giving a voice to the underrepresented, to the underdog,” Wilmore explains to the camera after a bunch of people either don’t recognize him, don’t care, or just don’t understand.

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As previously announced, “The Nightly Show” premieres on Jan. 19 following his former boss Jon Stewart‘s “Daily Show.”

“I like my coffee like I like my shows …” Wilmore concludes to a waitress at the end of the marketing clip, “with some half and half.”

Watch the video: