Chris Rock, and not just because black audiences deserve a funny host on late night TV. (Arensio, the black Dave Coulier, ain’t it.)
Rock has already proven he can do it, hosting a critically acclaimed show on HBO from 1997-2000.
Plus, it would keep him from having to play sidekick to the likes of Adam Sandler on the big screen. Let’s face it — his film career plateaued with Pookie in “New Jack City.”
And have you seen the other candidates, according to EW?
Amy PoehlerJon StewartAndy CohenStephen ColbertJimmy KimmelJay LenoCraig FergusonRyan SeacrestConan O’BrienArsenio HallNeil Patrick HarrisChelsea HandlerJerry Seinfeld
Ryan Seacrest?!? What, is Pat O’Brien not available?
Added bonus: Wanda Sykes as sidekick.