'The Daily Show' and 'Colbert Report' go live on election night

Comedy Central will give you a chance to mix in some (intentional) comedy with your election-night news: "The Daily Show" and "The Colbert Report" are going live Tuesday (Nov. 6). The two shows will each air half-hour live editions starting at 11 p.m. ET/8 PT Tuesday. First up is "Election Night 2012: This Ends Now," hosted by Jon Stewart. It will be followed by Stephen Colbert's "Election 2012: A Nation Votes, Ohio Decides; The Re-Presidenting of America: Who Will Replace Obama? '012!"Both Stewart and Colbert have done live editions for past elections, with mixed results. The outcome of the election will very likely still be in doubt when their shows air, so they'll be reacting to and riffing on incomplete results. Airing live also means the two shows can't really string together clips of other networks' coverage for comedic effect.Still, it's live TV in the hands of two pretty talented hosts and two strong teams...


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