NEW YORK, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Science vs. Religion. Evolution vs.
Creation. It is an age-old battle whose time has come. "The Daily Show with
Jon Stewart" will gather together all the experts (or at least those who will
talk to them), travel to the places that matter in the debate (basic cable
budget permitting) and ultimately settle the controversy once and for all.
"Evolution Schmevolution: A Daily Show Special Report" will premiere on
Monday, September 12 and air nightly at 11:00 p.m. through September 15.
For one full week, "The Daily Show" goes in-depth, around, through and
quite possibly under, one of the hottest hot-button issues facing our nation:
evolution. It's the accepted theory on the origin of life by an overwhelming
majority of the world's biologists, but maybe they're all wrong. What's so
great about the scientific method anyway? "Evolution Schmevolution" will
* What other theories are out there?
* Who's on the frontlines of this debate?
* Should your child's curriculum really be decided by experts in their
The Emmy and Peabody Award-winning "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" was
launched in the summer of 1996. The nightly news satire takes a reality-based
look at news, trends, pop culture, current events, politics, sports,
entertainment and the media. In each show, Stewart and a team of
correspondents, including Stephen Colbert, Rob Corddry, Ed Helms and Samantha
Bee, comment on the day's stories employing actual news footage, taped field
pieces, in-studio guests and on-the-spot coverage of important news events.
Jon Stewart and Ben Karlin are the executive producers of "The Daily Show
with Jon Stewart" with Stewart Bailey and Kahane Corn serving as the co-
executive producers. The series' head writer is David Javerbaum who is also a
supervising producer. Chuck O'Neill is the director.
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P.S. -- You're next, gravity.
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