Last updated 4th November
There will be a US Election special combining The Daily Show With Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report on election night – Tuesday 4th November. The special show – called “Indecision 2008: America’s Choice” will air live on Comedy Central in the US (west coast) from 7pm-8pm PT and will be shown from 10pm-11pm ET. The special show will broadcast from The Daily Show studio in New York and will also be screened on the huge JumboTron TV screen in Times Square.
A press release on Comedy Central’s website says The Daily Show and The Colbert Report “head into November coming off the series’ most watched month ever in October” and that they “are currently on pace to record their most watched years ever”. The press release also reveals “there will also be a Live Blogging Event [on the indecision2008.com website] from 7:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m. ET with comedian Patton Oswalt” and “postings will take place all day by the site’s bloggers who will report the latest news on the presidential election as well as the hot races in the House and Senate”.
For viewers in the UK, More 4 will be airing this special show the following night (Wednesday 5th November) at 8.45pm through to 9.35pm. More 4 is available on Freeview, Virgin Media and Sky. FX UK will also air the special show on Wednesday 5th November at 10pm. FX UK is available on Virgin Media and Sky.
On a related election note – Barack Obama appeared on The Daily Show last night, which will be broadcast on More 4 tonight (Thursday 30th October) at 8.30pm.