Ten Comedians Who Could Replace David Letterman

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  • Wayne Brady
  • Donald Glover
  • JB Smoove
  • Wanda Sykes
  • Dave Chappelle
  • Aisha Tyler
  • Chris Rock
  • Whoopi Goldberg
  • Maya Rudolph
  • Kevin Hart

JB Smoove

After an audition for In Living Color early in his career failed to get him a call back, Smoove used failure to fuel him. The writer and comedian has used his goofy sense of humor to slowly and steadily build a following of both Black and white audiences. He became a household name after a memorable stint as Larry David's houseguest-from-hell in Curb Your Enthusiasm and, of course, as Kevin Hart's wingman on Real Husbands of Hollywood. We think there's no time like the present for Smoove to bring his everyman charm to late night.

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