NEW YORK, April 18, 2008 — Senator Barack Obama will make an appearance as a guest on “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” on Monday, April 21 at 11:00 p.m. (ET/PT). Senator Obama will appear via satellite from Pittsburgh, PA on the eve on the Pennsylvania primary. This will mark the Senator’s third appearance on “The Daily Show.” He previously appeared as a guest on August 22, 2007 and November 7, 2005.
“The Daily Show” airs Monday-Thursday at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT and repeats at 1:00 a.m. the same night and at 10:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. the following day. The April 21 interview will be posted for viewing the following day at both www.thedailyshow.com and indecision2008.com with URL and embed links.
Other politicians who have appeared on “The Daily Show” include former Presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter, former Vice President Al Gore, Senators Hillary Clinton, John Kerry, John McCain, Joe Biden, Joseph Lieberman, Bob Kerrey, Charles Schumer, Norm Coleman, Arlen Specter, Ted Kennedy, Trent Lott, Rick Santorum, Russ Feingold, Barbara Boxer, Representatives Nancy Pelosi and Rahm Emanuel, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani and Senator John Edwards, who announced his intention to run for the 2004 Democratic Presidential nomination during an appearance on the show on September 15, 2003. In addition, General Pervez Musharraf, President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, was Stewart’s guest on September 26, 2006, marking the first time a sitting head of state had appeared on the show.
Jon Stewart and David Javerbaum are the executive producers of “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” with Rory Albanese, Kahane Corn and Josh Lieb serving as co-executive producers. The series’ head writer is Steve Bodow. Chuck O’Neil is the director.
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