Canada set for 'Daily Show,' 'Colbert' return

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TORONTO -- Late-night talk show hosts Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert are to return to the Canadian airwaves Jan. 7, domestic broadcaster CTV said Thursday.

New episodes of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" and "The Colbert Report" will air on the Comedy Network, Canada's cable comedy channel, which is owned and operated by the CTV network.

Their return coincides with Stewart and Colbert choosing to restart production Jan. 7 without their writing staffs amid the WGA strike.

The Comedy Network will air "Daily Show" Monday-Thursdays at 11 p.m., followed by "The Colbert Report" at 11:30 p.m.

CTV also will air the talkers on its main over-the-air TV network from midnight-1 a.m.

Taking its lead from its U.S. suppliers, CTV has aired reruns of the "Daily Show" and "Colbert" since the writers strike.

Beginning Jan. 7, the Comedy Network also will air Canadian comic Tom Green's late-night talk show, "Tom Green's House Tonight," Monday-Fridays at 10 p.m.
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