The Daily Show provides a comedic view of the news and political world, complete with segments by "correspondents" and interviews with guest celebrities and politicians. Craig Kilborn was the host until the fourth season, when Jon Stewart came in to take over after Kilborn left for CBS.
Jordan Klepper joins The Daily Show as a correspondent after three years as a performer at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York City. He has starred in several long-running shows at UCB and in sketches for the UCB Comedy Channel. He co-created and co-starred in the UCB Comedy-produced pilot presentation "Engaged," which was featured at the New York Television Festival. Originally from Kalamazoo, Michigan, Klepper studied improv at Improv Olympic and Second City in Chicago. During his time at iO, he co-created and co-starred in the long running hit sketch show "Steve and Jordan, Respectively." He has also worked as a writer and contributor to the Big Ten Network show "Friday Night Tailgate." Together with his collaborator and wife, Laura Grey, "Klepper & Grey" created the short film "TMI" (2012), which was a featured short at Slamdance. Their latest short film, "Peepers," premieres this month at SXSW.
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