“The Nightly Show,” host comedian Larry Wilmore, is everywhere these days. The hilarious and provocative funnyman, will soon be heard as the voice of Larry, a school principal who moonlights as the bubbly part-time minion to evil part-time villain Rippen, in Disney XD’s new animated comedy adventure series “Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero,” which premieres FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13 (9:45 p.m., ET/PT).
“Penn Zero: Part Time Hero” follows Penn Zero, a regular boy who inherits the not-so-regular job of part-time hero, as he and his best friends Sashi and Boone zap to other dimensions to fill in for heroes in need. Viewers will be in for an exciting ride as the first season will feature guest stars including Garry Marshall, Beau Bridges, Sigourney Weaver,Sean Astin, Wanda Sykes, Jason Alexander and Jeff Gordon.
As you know, the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning television producer, actor, comedian and writer is best known for his popular appearances on “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” and as host of “Larry Wilmore’s Race, Religion & Sex.” He also currently serves as executive producer of ABC’s hit comedy series “Black-ish,” and has executive-produced hit series including “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,” “The Jaime Foxx Show” and “Whoopie.” Additionally, he co-created “The PJs” with Eddie Murphy. Wilmore worked as a staff writer on “In Living Color,” Sister, Sister” and “Into the Night with Rick Dees.” He won an Emmy and Peabody Award for his work on “The Bernie Mac Show.”