3:10pm PT by Philiana Ng
'Daily Show With Jon Stewart' Adds New Correspondent
Comedy Central's The Daily Show With Jon Stewart has hired a new correspondent.
Upright Citizens Brigade regular Jordan Klepper has joined Jon Stewart's late-night fake news program, the cable network announced Monday. His first appearance will be Monday, March 3, at 11 p.m. ET/PT.
Klepper joins a stable of Daily Show correspondents that already includes Samantha Bee, Jason Jones, Aasif Mandvi and Jessica Williams.
Klepper was a regular performer at New York City's UCB for three years, writing and appearing in comedy shorts for UCB Comedy -- frequently collaborating with his wife, Laura Grey. The duo co-created and starred in pilot presentation, Engaged, with the web series currently running online. They also wrote and starred in short film TMI, featured at 2012's Slamdance, and will unveil new short Peepers at South by Southwest.
The new addition comes months after longtime Daily Show correspondent John Oliver departed in December for his own weekly HBO series, Last Week Tonight With John Oliver, debuting Sunday, April 27.