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'Daily Show' to Resume Despite Writers Strike

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'Daily Show' to Resume Despite Writers Strike

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'Daily Show' to Resume Despite Writers Strike

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Comedy Central says The Daily Show and its sister program, The Colbert Report, will resume taping next month. Film and television writers are on strike. So Jon Stewart and fellow news satirist Steven Colbert will have to improvise their monologues and interviews. In a statement, the two comedians said they would prefer to return to work with their writing staff. But "if we cannot, we would like to express our ambivalence, but without our writers we are unable to express something as nuanced as ambivalence."