NEW YORK, September 13, 2010 — Former President Bill Clinton will make his sixth appearance as a guest on “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” to discuss the Clinton Global Initiative on Thursday, September 16 at 11:00 p.m. (ET/PT). President Clinton, who will preside over the 2010 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting, which takes place next week (September 20-23) in New York City, previously appeared as a guest on the Emmy® and Peabody® Award-winning show on September 17, 2009, September 23, 2008, September 20, 2007, September 18, 2006 and August 9, 2004.
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Established in 2005 by President Bill Clinton, the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) convenes global leaders to devise and implement innovative solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Since 2005, CGI Annual Meetings have brought together more than 125 current and former heads of state, 15 Nobel Peace Prize laureates, hundreds of leading CEOs, heads of foundations, major philanthropists, directors of the most effective nongovernmental organizations, and prominent members of the media. These CGI members have made more than 1,700 commitments valued at $57 billion, which have already improved the lives of 220 million people in more than 170 countries. In 2009, the Annual Meeting was named the No. 1 conference for CEOs.
The CGI community also includes CGI University (CGI U), a forum to engage college students in global citizenship, MyCommitment.org, an online portal where anybody can make a Commitment to Action, and CGI Lead, which engages a select group of young leaders from business, government, and civil society. For more information, please visit the CGI Web site at www.clintonglobalinitiative.org.
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” will travel to political hot bed, Washington, DC, to broadcast “When Grizzlies Attack: The Daily Show Midterm Teapartyganza,” a week of shows as part of its ongoing “Indecision 2010″ coverage of the fiercely contested midterm elections. The special episodes, which will air nightly at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT from Monday, October 25 through Thursday, October 28, will feature news and analysis on heated races across the country from host Jon Stewart as well as reports from “The Daily Show” News Team (Samantha Bee, Wyatt Cenac, Jason Jones, Aasif Mandvi and John Oliver).
Jon Stewart, Rory Albanese and Josh Lieb are the executive producers of “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” with Kahane Cooperman serving as co-executive producer. Supervising producers are Steve Bodow, Jennifer Flanz, Hillary Kun, Adam Lowitt and Jim Margolis. Jill Katz is the executive in charge of production. The series’ head writer is Steve Bodow and it is directed by Chuck O’Neil.
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