NEW YORK, May 1, 2013 – John Oliver will
take over as guest host of “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” on Monday, June 10 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT.
Oliver will serve as host of the Emmy® and Peabody® Award-winning series for the eight weeks of original
episodes that are scheduled during Jon Stewart’s hiatus to direct his first feature film, “Rosewater.”
Stewart will return on Tuesday, September 3. Scheduled guests for Oliver’s first week include Seth Rogen
(June 10), Armando Iannucci (June 11), a musical performance by Mavis Staples (June 12) and Fareed Zakaria
(June 13). Tickets for the summer tapings are available beginning today at www.thedailyshow.com/tickets.
“Don’t worry, it’s
still going to be everything that you love about ‘The Daily Show,’ just without the thing that you love
the most about it,” said Oliver.
John Oliver joined “The Daily Show” and The Best F#@king News
Team Ever in 2006 and since arriving has done everything from interviewing UN Ambassadors to covering the
World Cup in South Africa to breaking his nose fighting for the Confederate army. As a writer Oliver has
won Emmy® and Writers Guild Awards and he won the Breakout Award at the HBO US Comedy Arts Festival in
Aspen. He performs stand-up around the US and his one-hour special “John Oliver’s New
York Stand-Up Show” premiered on COMEDY CENTRAL in January 2010 with the fourth season slated to air
in late summer. Along with Andy Zaltzman, Oliver also writes and stars in a weekly podcast, “The Bugle: Audio Newspaper for a Visual World.”
Daily Show” airs Monday-Thursday at 11:00 p.m. and repeats at 1:00 a.m. the same night and at 9:00 a.m.
and 7:30 p.m. the following day (all times ET/PT). Full episodes, as well as clips, are posted for
viewing the following day at www.thedailyshow.com with URL and
embed links. Fans can follow @TheDailyShow on Twitter or
“like” The Daily Show on Facebook.
and Rory Albanese are the Executive Producers of “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” with Steve Bodow,
Jennifer Flanz and Adam Lowitt serving as Co-Executive Producers. Supervising Producers are Tim Carvell,
Pam DePace, Tim Greenberg, Hillary Kun and Stuart Miller. Jill Katz is Producer and Executive in Charge of
Production. Kahane Cooperman serves as Production Executive. The series’ Head Writer is Carvell and it is
directed by Chuck O’Neil.
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