The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore

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"The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore" was created by Jon Stewart and is produced by Stewart’s Busboy Productions with Stewart, Wilmore and Rory Albanese serving as Executive Producers.

Continuing in Comedy Central’s grand tradition of producing groundbreaking late night formats, “The Nightly Show” (@NightlyShow) will provide viewers with Larry Wilmore’s distinct point of view and comedic take on current events and pop culture. Hosted by Wilmore, the series will feature a diverse panel of voices, providing a perspective largely missing in the late night television landscape.

Thanks for your interest in reserving free tickets to The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore. We want you to have an awesome time so take a minute or two to review the detailed directions you’ll need to follow in order to be eligible to attend an upcoming taping of the show. These details are important.

How do I reserve a ticket to attend the show?

     -  Select a date you want to see the show. Enter a few details, including your email address. Your ticket will be emailed to you.

     -  Print your ticket or save the email on your smartphone or tablet and bring it with you.

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What is the show's address?

The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore
513 W. 54th Street (between 10th & 11th Avenues)
New York, NY 10019 (Map)

I reserved a ticket. What do I need to know about the night I’m planning to attend the show?

     -  You must bring a valid government-issued photo ID and check-in begins at 4:30 p.m.

     -  The free ticket you reserve online does not guarantee you entry to the show.

     -  You are reserving a ticket that grants you a spot in a line of fans who also want to see the show. First come, first served.

     - Ticket distribution begins at 4:30 p.m. (Hint: Fans who arrive at or near 4:30 p.m.  have the best chance of attending that night's show.)

     -  Only the person who reserved the ticket will be allowed to claim it.

     -  The show reserves the right to refuse entry to any guest for any reason.

Important Information

     -  You must be 18 years or older to attend the show.

     -  Each guest must bring a valid government-issued photo ID.

     -  No cameras or recording devices are permitted during taping.

     -  Show taping dates and times are subject to change.

What am I allowed to bring to the show? What is not allowed?

     -  Cell phones and cameras are allowed but must only be used during the specified time frame. Any use of a cell phones or cameras during any other time may result in ejection from the studio.

     -  No weapons of any kind – not even a pocket knife.

     -  No food or beverages.

     -  No backpacks, large shopping bags, mace, spray bottles, or promotional items.

Will there be a security screening?

Yes. All audience members pass through a metal detector and are subject to a bag search prior to entering the studio.

Guests with special needs

The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore is happy to make reasonable accommodations for guests with disabilities. To request assistance, please write to 

I have a question that’s not answered in this FAQ. What should I do?

Please write to the audience coordinator: or  call 212.649.6250.


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The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore 513 W. 54th Street
New York, NY 10019