'Totally Biased': W. Kamau Bell gears up 'the machine' for a nightly show

W. Kamau Bell says that he was just getting comfortable hosting a weekly late-night show when FX approached him about making "Totally Biased" a daily series."A year ago, I had never done a weekly show, and I was filled with fear," Bell said Friday (Aug. 2) at the TCA summer press tour. "I was like, I've just got to run at it and see what happens. I ran at it and saw what happened. "Now they're like, 'OK, now can you a daily show?' 'Oh, you want to fill me with fear again just when I started to feel like I can do a weekly show?' ... Let's see what happens."The transition to a nightly show, which starts Sept. 4 -- and goes along with a transition to a new channel, FXX, debuting two days earlier -- has meant tripling the production staff of "Totally Biased," Bell says."The machine has to be a lot bigger...



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