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[11/03/15 - 01:50 PM]
"The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore" Taps Grace Parra as Newest Contributor
"Grace is a smart, funny, young talent whose charisma jumps off the screen. We're so excited to have her as part of our team on 'The Nightly Show,'" said Wilmore.

[via press release from Comedy Central]

"THE NIGHTLY SHOW WITH LARRY WILMORE" TAPS GRACE PARRA AS THE NEWEST CONTRIBUTOR TO JOIN COMEDY CENTRAL'S(R) LATE-NIGHT FRANCHISE

NEW YORK, November 3, 2015 - "The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore" adds Grace Parra to its roster of contributors with her first appearance on the show tonight, Tuesday, November 3 at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central, it was announced today by Larry Wilmore, Executive Producer, Writer and Host of the program. Parra joins the talented roster of current "Nightly Show" contributors, which includes Ricky Velez, Holly Walker and Mike Yard.

"Grace is a smart, funny, young talent whose charisma jumps off the screen. We're so excited to have her as part of our team on 'The Nightly Show,'" said Wilmore.

Grace Parra (@GraceParra360) is a Mexican-American writer and actress from Houston, TX. She started her writing career in New York, after graduating from Columbia University with a degree in Political Science. Grace has written for several network and cable shows and earlier this year hosted the Fuse late-night series "White Guy Talk Show."

"The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore" (Twitter and Facebook) provides viewers with Larry Wilmore's distinct point of view and comedic take on current events and pop culture. Hosted by Wilmore, the series features a diverse panel of voices, providing a perspective largely missing in the late-night television landscape. "The Nightly Show" airs Monday-Thursday at 11:30 p.m. and repeats at 2:00 a.m. the same night and at 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. the following day (all times ET/PT). Full episodes are posted for streaming at thenightlyshow.com and on the Comedy Central App.

"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, Amy Ozols as Co-Executive Producer and Sue Fellows as Supervising Producer. Robin Thede is the series' Head Writer.

Available on-air, online and on-the-go via the Comedy Central App, Comedy Central (www.cc.com) is the #1 brand in comedy and is owned by, and is a registered trademark of, Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA and VIAB).

Viacom is home to premier global media brands that create compelling television programs, motion pictures, short-form video, apps, games, consumer products, social media and other entertainment content for audiences in 180 countries. Viacom's media networks, includingNickelodeon, Comedy Central, MTV, VH1, Spike, BET, CMT, TV Land, Nick at Nite, Nick Jr.,Channel 5 (UK), Logo, Nicktoons, TeenNick and Paramount Channel, reach a cumulative 3.4 billion television subscribers worldwide. Paramount Pictures is a major global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment.

For more information about Viacom and its businesses, visit www.viacom.com. Keep up with Viacom news by following Viacom's blog at blog.viacom.com and Twitter feed atwww.twitter.com/Viacom.





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