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Rob Lowe Put on Blast During Comedy Central Roast for 1988 Sex Tape with 16-Year-Old Girl

Originally posted 09/06/2016 09:50AM

The Comedy Central Roast of Rob Lowe aired Monday night, and it's safe to say no one held back.

The special, which was taped Aug. 27 in Los Angeles, rounded up a slew of celebrities to rip on 52-year-old Lowe, including Peyton Manning, Jewel, Karate Kid actor Ralph Macchio, Pete Davidson, Nikki Glaser, Rob Riggle, Jimmy Carr, Jeff Ross, Ann Coulter and roastmaster David Spade.

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Rob Lowe on After His Comedy Central Roast: 'I'm Just Glad There's Something Left of Me'

UpdatePosted 09/05/2016 03:00PM

Rob Lowe on After His Comedy Central Roast: 'I'm Just Glad There's Something Left of Me'

Originally posted 08/28/2016 11:40AM

Rob Lowe survived his first Comedy Central Roast … barely.

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UpdatePosted 09/05/2016 02:30PM

11 Best Burns from the Comedy Central Roast of Rob Lowe

Originally posted 08/28/2016 11:20AM

When it comes to roasting Rob Lowe, his peers aren't holding back.

The actor is the latest victim of a Comedy Central Roast, joining an exclusive club that includes Justin Bieber, Donald Trump and Charlie Sheen.

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Jon Stewart Gives Heartfelt Farewell Speech on Larry Wilmore's Final Nightly Show

Originally posted 08/19/2016 11:40AM

Larry Wilmore has signed off.

On Thursday, The Nightly Show host said his final goodbyes following the announcement that Comedy Central was canceling the late night show. Before Wilmore made his exit, his longtime friend Jon Stewart appeared on stage with champagne to see him off with an emotional farewell speech.

"Your last show?" Stewart said. "Oh my God! What did you, piss off Peter Thiel?"

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Jon Stewart Will Send Off Larry Wilmore and The Nightly Show

Originally posted 08/18/2016 02:20PM

A familiar face will return to The Nightly Show one last time – Jon Stewart.

On Thursday, Larry Wilmore and his team will say their goodbyes to the canceled Comedy Central series, but not without the help of Stewart, 53, the late night host's longtime friend.

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Larry Wilmore Reveals His Next Step After Nightly Show Cancellation: 'A Brother Might Be Coming Back'

Originally posted 08/17/2016 03:10PM

Don't even think about counting Larry Wilmore out of the comedy game just yet.

On Thursday, The Nightly Show will air its final segment after a year and a half run on air, following the show's cancellation by Comedy Central earlier in the week. And along with the show goes the popular host, Wilmore.

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Larry Wilmore Gets Thunderous Applause After Nightly Show Cancellation News and Jokes 'We've Solved Racism'

Originally posted 08/16/2016 11:00AM

"So ... how was your day?"

On Monday, Comedy Central announced it would be canceling The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore after a year and a half on the air. Needless to say, the host addressed the news on his program later that night.

"As many of you probably heard, this is our final week of The Nightly Show," he began. "I just want to Thank Comedy Central for this rare opportunity, and it really is a rare opportunity. Thank you so much ... and also the staff of the show. We have an amazing staff for giving it their all these months."

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Larry Wilmore Calls Nightly Show Cancellation the 'Unblackening' of His Comedy Central Time Slot

The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore

Larry Wilmore Calls Nightly Show Cancellation the 'Unblackening' of His Comedy Central Time Slot

Originally posted 08/15/2016 02:05PM

A version of this story originally appeared on EW.com.

It's time to say goodnight to The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore: Comedy Central has canceled the series just over a year and a half after its Jan. 19, 2015 debut, the network confirmed to Entertainment Weekly on Monday. The final episode will air Thursday, and @Midnight will then take over the 11:30 p.m. time slot.

"We thank Larry and The Nightly Show staff for their tireless efforts across the past two years and the conversations the show generated by addressing social issues of great importance to the country, always challenging people's attitudes, perceptions, and bias," Comedy Central said in a statement. Comedy Central president Kent Alterman alluded to the show's ratings on Monday, telling the New York Times the show "hasn't resonated."

"Even though we've given it a year and a half, we've been hoping against hope that it would start to click with our audience, but it hasn't happened and we haven't seen evidence of it happening," said Alterman.

In a separate statement, Wilmore, who was previously a correspondent on The Daily Show, said he's "really grateful to Comedy Central, Jon Stewart and our fans to have had this opportunity."

"But I'm also saddened and surprised we won't be covering this crazy election or 'The Unblackening' as we've coined it," he continued. "And keeping it 100, I guess I hadn't counted on 'The Unblackening' happening to my time slot as well."

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Jessica Williams Leaving The Daily Show After 4 Years: 'I Feel Like I'm Growing Up and Graduating'

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Jessica Williams Leaving The Daily Show After 4 Years: 'I Feel Like I'm Growing Up and Graduating'

Originally posted 06/29/2016 01:35PM

A Daily Show favorite is moving on.

Jessica Williams is leaving the Comedy Central late-night series, she revealed exclusively to Entertainment Weekly on Wednesday.

"I feel so many emotions. I started The Daily Show when I was 22," said Williams, who is the youngest correspondent to ever join the hit show, and the first black woman to hold the position.

"I feel like I've learned a lot about myself on the show," added the comedian, who is 26 now. "I've learned so much ... I feel like I'm growing up and graduating."

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FROM EW: Comedy Central's Roast Battle Will Be 'Fight Club for Comedians'

FROM EW: Comedy Central's Roast Battle Will Be 'Fight Club for Comedians'

Originally posted 06/15/2016 11:15AM

The network announced Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle, in which two competitors hurl insults at each other

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