Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert Extend Contracts; ‘The Daily Show’ Renewed Through Mid-2015, ‘The Colbert Report’ Through 2014
Comedy Central has extended its contracts with its late-night hosts Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert. The Daily Show is now renewed through mid-2015, while The Colbert Report has been picked up through 2014. Both hosts also serve as executive producers of their shows. The two Comedy Central series are the only late night shows to post year-to-year ratings growth among adults 18-49 this season. The Daily Show is up 10% in advertisers favorite demo, while The Coplbert Report is up 11%. More details are available on Deadline.