Chelsea Lately To Finale This August With An Hour-Long Live Event

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(E!) After seven successful years on the air, Chelsea Handler will end her late night run on E! with the series finale of “Chelsea Lately.” The network will say farewell to Handler’s comedy series with a month-long celebration of special episodes and surprise guests leading up to the live series finale on Tuesday, August 26 at 11:00pmET/PT.

“We are very proud of ’Chelsea Lately’s’ long-running success and the unique space that the series carved out in late night television,” said Suzanne Kolb, President, E! “Chelsea brought a distinct voice to late night with her acerbic wit and fearless commentary and we look forward to providing fans with a memorable send-off that lives up to that tradition. Most of all, we are grateful to the ‘Chelsea Lately’ team for making this show so special for seven years.”

“I myself am more surprised than anyone that I was able to hold down a job for seven years, and it was a fantastic seven years,” said Handler. “I will always look back at my time on E! as most people look back at their time in college. I’m glad I went.​”

“Chelsea Lately” will continue to air new episodes weeknights at 11:00pmET/PT on E! until the series finale on August 26.

For more information about “Chelsea Lately” please visit the show’s official site here!

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It’s Finally Happened! Will Ferrell And Chad Smith Have An Epic Drum-Off!

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(NBC) Only The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon could make this happen! Jimmy Fallon officiated Will Ferrell and Chad Smith’s  battle for the greatest drummer on The Tonight Show that ends in a surprise performance of “Don’t Fear The Reaper” from the Red Hot Chili Peppers!

 The proceeds from the epic drum-off battle went to charity with Will drumming for http://www.cancerforcollege.org/ and Chad drumming for http://www.littlekidsrock.org/

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Larry Wilmore Named As Stephen Colbert’s Replacement On Comedy Central

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(PCM) It has been revealed that “The Daily Show’s” Larry Wilmore will be replacing Stephen Colbert in January when the host of “The Colbert Report” makes his move over to CBS to succeed David Letterman as host of “The Late Show”.

Currently, Wilmore is cast as the “Senior Black Correspondent” on “The Daily Show” and prior that that he was the creator and writer for “The Bernie Mac Show”, “In Living Color” and “The Office”.

Colbert will make his exit from “The Colbert Report” in December of this year and Wilmore’s new show titled “The Minority Report” is slated to start up in January of 2015.

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