Stewart, Colbert Gear Up for Election Night Coverage on COMEDY CENTRAL
|NBC's TONIGHT SHOW Outperforms ABC, CBS Timeslot Competition|
December 18, 2014
As the votes are tallied, the comedy commences. COMEDY CENTRAL will broadcast and stream LIVE Election Night episodes of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and "The Colbert Report" back-to-back from 11:00-11:30 p.m. ET (8:00-8:30 p.m. PT) and 11:30-mindnight ET (8:30-9:00 p.m. PT) respectively. In addition, both LIVE Election Night episodes will also be simulcast on MTV's 44½ JumboTron in the heart of Times Square on Broadway between West 44th Street and West 45th Street.
For the first time, fans will be able to view the LIVE Election Night episodes through a multi-platform streaming experience on comedycentral.com, iOS and Android enabled devices and through The Daily Show Headlines App. The LIVE Election Night programs, along with several clips from “The Daily Show,” “The Colbert Report,” “Key & Peele,” “30 Seconds Over Washington” and more, will also stream on Xbox consoles as a part of Xbox Live’s Election Coverage.
"The Daily Show's" special political coverage, "Election Night 2012: This Ends Now" will feature news and results analysis from host Jon Stewart and from The Best F#@king News Team Ever, including Samantha Bee, Wyatt Cenac, Jason Jones, Al Madrigal, Aasif Mandvi, John Oliver and Jessica Williams, with reporting directly from the show's on-set Obama and Romney headquarters and election center.
"The Colbert Report's" special political coverage for The Nation, “Election 2012: A Nation Votes, Ohio Decides; The Re-Presidenting of America: Who Will Replace Obama? ‘012!” will include host Stephen Colbert's patriotic fervor and insightful conjecture of the results with a guest appearance by Andrew Sullivan.