'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart' Presents 'Evolution Schmevolution: A Daily Show Special Report' Airing Nightly From September 12-15 at 11:00 P.M.*

    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
 explore:
 
       * 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
         respective fields?
 
     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.
     COMEDY CENTRAL, the only all-comedy network, currently is seen in more
 than 87 million homes nationwide.  COMEDY CENTRAL is owned by Comedy Partners,
 a wholly-owned division of MTV Networks.  COMEDY CENTRAL is a registered
 trademark of Comedy Partners.  COMEDY CENTRAL's Internet address is
 http://www.comedycentral.com.
 
     P.S. -- You're next, gravity.
 
     * All times ET/PT.
 
 

SOURCE COMEDY CENTRAL

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