‘Daily Show’ Taps ‘SNL’ Writer Michael Che as Correspondent

Stand-up comedian joins show in June

Last Updated: August 4, 2014 @ 10:13 AM

“The Daily Show With Jon Stewart” is bringing on “Saturday Night Live” writer Michael Che as its newest correspondent.

Che, a successful stand-up comedian, has performed on NBC’s “Late Night With Seth Meyers” and CBS’ “Late Show With David Letterman.” He’s also appeared on Comedy Central’s “@midnight” and “John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show,” VH1’s “Best Week Ever” and MTV’s “Money from Strangers.”

Che will start his new gig in June after wrapping up with “SNL.”

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Che joins correspondents Samantha Bee, Jordan Klepper, Jason Jones, Jessica Williams, Lewis Black, John Hodgman, Al Madrigal, Aasif Mandvi, Kristen Schaal and Larry Wilmore.

Stewart, Steve Bodow, Jen Flanz, Jill Katz and Adam Lowitt are the executive producers of “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” with Tim Greenberg and Hillary Kun as co-executive producers. Supervising producers are Pam DePace, Justin Melkmann and Stuart Miller.

Kahane Cooperman produces; the series’ head writer is Elliott Kalan, and the show is directed by Chuck O’Neil.


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