'Daily Show' draws most eyes ever

Obama appearance beats prior record by 600,000 viewers

Comedy Central's "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" pulled in its biggest audience ever Wednesday night.

The 11 p.m. episode, which featured an appearance by presidential candidate Barack Obama, averaged 3.6 million total viewers, beating by 600,000 viewers the previous record set Oct. 8 when Michelle Obama appeared on the show.

At 11:30 p.m., "Colbert Report" also had its most-watched episode ever, drawing 2.4 million viewers.