John Oliver Fall Dates Announced
OLIVER TO BEGIN SUMMER RUN AS GUEST HOST OF "THE DAILY SHOW WITH JON STEWART"
LOS ANGELES, June 10, 2013
LOS ANGELES, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting tonight, JOHN OLIVER will
take over as guest host of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and will serve as
host of the Emmy® and Peabody® Award-winning series for the eight weeks of
original episodes that are scheduled during Jon Stewart's hiatus. Scheduled
guests for Oliver's first week include Seth Rogen (June 10), Armando Iannucci
(June 11), a musical performance by Mavis Staples (June 12) and Fareed Zakaria
"Don't worry, it's still going to be everything that you love about 'The Daily
Show,' just without the thing that you love the most about it," said Oliver.
John Oliver joined "The Daily Show" and The Best F#@king News Team Ever in
2006 and since arriving has done everything from interviewing UN Ambassadors
to covering the World Cup in South Africa to breaking his nose fighting for
the Confederate Army. As a writer Oliver has won Emmy® and Writers Guild
Awards and he won the Breakout Award at the HBO US Comedy Arts Festival in
Aspen. He performs stand-up around the US and his one-hour special
"Terrifying Times" debuted in April 2008. His stand-up series, "John Oliver's
New York Stand-Up Show" premiered on COMEDY CENTRAL in January 2010 with the
fourth season slated to air in late summer. Along with Andy Zaltzman, Oliver
also writes and stars in a weekly podcast, "The Bugle: Audio Newspaper for a
In conjunction with Oliver's guest hosting gig on The Daily Show, Live Nation
is thrilled to announce four fall shows for the comedian. Show dates include:
Friday, October 11^th – Chicago Theatre – Chicago, IL – ON SALE 6/14
Friday, October 25^th – Bass Concert Hall – Austin, TX – ON SALE 6/21
Friday, November 8^th – Warner Theatre – Washington, DC – ON SALE 6/14
Saturday, November 9^th – Durham PAC – Durham, NC – ON SALE 6/14
About Live Nation Entertainment:
Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE:LYV)is the world's leading live entertainment
company comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster.com, Live Nation
Concerts, Artist Nation Management and Live Nation Media/Sponsorship. For
additional information, visit www.livenation.com/investors.
Tickets and more info available at LiveNation.com.
All tickets subject to applicable service charges and fees.
Dates and times subject to change without notice.
SOURCE Live Nation
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