11:00am PT by Kate Stanhope
Comedy Central Sets 'The Daily Show,' 'Drunk History' and 'The President Show' Specials
'Tis the season for ... end-of-the-year specials!
The Daily Show, Drunk History and The President Show are all set for special telecasts at Comedy Central, it was announced Thursday.
Premiering Dec. 18, The Daily Show's The Yearly Show 2017 year-end special will by hosted by Trevor Noah and feature all-original content as well as appearances from his news team. The hourlong telecast will tape at the Gramercy Theater on Dec. 3.
Getting the holiday season started is the Drunk History Christmas Special on Nov. 28. The special will center on holiday-themed stories such as George Washington crossing the Delaware River on Christmas Day, President Teddy Roosevelt's ban on Christmas trees at the White House and even a re-enactment of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Guest stars include Rob Corddry, Colin Hanks, Ken Marino and Chris Witaske with narrations from Craig Anstett, Rich Fulcher and Phil Hendrie.
Following a few days later is I Came Up With Christmas: A President Show Christmas on Nov. 30. The hourlong special will feature The President Show creator Anthony Atamanuik, as President Donald Trump and Peter Grosz as Vice President Mike Pence alongside friends for an evening of comedy and music as they "try to make the whitest Christmas ever," according to a release.
While The Daily Show and The President Show have been airing regularly, this marks the first installment of Drunk History in nearly a year. The series was renewed for a 14-episode fifth season in January.