Throughout this crazy election season, whenever I've needed a quick pick-me-up or a laugh at the day's wacky events, I've turned first to Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert. So it's only fitting that the two of them will be a big part of today's election TV coverage, with a live Indecision 2008: America's Choice special airing at 10 p.m. EST, 7 p.m. PST. Oh, and if you happen to be in New York City, you can stop by the MTV jumbotron in Times Square and watch it there, too.
The one-hour special marks the first time Stewart and Colbert will share a desk as co-anchors (though they did work together on Comedy Central's 2006 live special, the Midterm Midtacular). They won't be alone, either; The Daily Show's team of correspondents will also be along for the ride with reports from candidate headquarters (or, perhaps, "candidate headquarters." I guess we'll have to tune in to see).
I credit The Daily Show alone for getting me through the craziness of the 2000 election, and I'm curious to see what they and the Colbert Report folks will cook up this time around. To watch a preview for the special, just
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