‘Daily Show’ Vet Josh Lieb Named ‘Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon’ Producer

'Daily Show' Vet Josh Lieb Named 'Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon' Producer

Won seven Emmys on Jon Stewart's team

Seven-time Emmy winning “Daily Show” veteran Josh Lieb has been named Jimmy Fallon‘s new producer.

Lieb, who joined the “Daily Show With Jon Stewart” in 2006, will be a producer on both “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” and “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.” He won his Emmys as a writer and executive producer of “The Daily Show.” He also won a Writers Guild Award for his work on the Comedy Central series.

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Lieb was also an executive producer of the 2010 rally “The Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear” in Washington.

He replaces Amy Ozols, the longtime “Late Night” producer who was named Fallon's “Tonight Show” producer in June. No reason was given for her exit.

Lieb (pictured fourth from left, with fellow “Daily Show” Emmy winners) previously served as a co-executive producer on “The Simpsons” and as an executive producer on “NewsRadio.”

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The South Carolina native also wrote the young adult novel “I Am a Genius of Unspeakable Evil and I Want to Be Your Class President.” He has also written and directed four comedic shorts for Matt Damon‘s clean water and sanitation charity, water.org.

From Universal Television and Broadway Video, “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” and “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” are executive produced by Lorne Michaels.

(For the record: A previous version of this story erroneously gave Lieb's title as executive producer.)

  • shiker

    Hey Shouldn't this article refer to these 2 upcoming re-launched talk shows as “The Tonight Show w/Jimmy Fallon” and “Late Night w/Seth Myers” If your gonna “cover Hollywood” WRAP your head around what you are reporting before you post it.