Jon Stewart Will Join Stephen Colbert During Live Coverage of the Republican Convention
The stars are about to align for old fans of The Daily Show who wish Jon Stewart was still there to cover the 2016 election.
Stephen Colbert is doing live coverage of the Republican National Convention next week on The Late Show… and Stewart will be there to help him out. Vulture first reported the reunion of the two hosts, and while Stewart’s role on the program is unknown, it will certainly allow Comedy Central fans to harken back to the days where they took on the world together on The Daily Show and The Colbert Report.
Though The Late Show will still be based in their New York studio, the planning stage of their coverage has advanced to the point where they will be recognized as “on-site presence” at both conventions.
Though Stewart has largely retired from entertainment, he is still an executive producer of his protege’s show, and he pops up there and on The Daily Show from time to time. Colbert was asked about Stewart’s return on CBS this Morning, where he seemed to egg on the rumors of the report, even if he wouldn’t confirm it outright.
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