Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert Plunge in Repeats

Ouch!

TV Decoder reports that the writers’ strike has already delivered a nasty lashing to Comedy Central’s smirk-some duo, Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert.

 

Both ‘The Daily Show with Jon Stewart’ and ‘The Colbert Report’ with Stephen Colbert were forced into repeats on Nov. 5. Since then, in the demographic of viewers ages 25-to-54, ‘The Daily Show’ is down 35 percent and ‘The Colbert Report’ is down 28 percent versus the prior fourth quarter average.
Article continues below
More from Politics
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 17:  British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves after delivering her keynote speech on Brexit at Lancaster House on January 17, 2017 in London, England.  In the speech, she announced that the UK is to leave the single market.
British PM: Europe Should Not ‘Self-Harm’ With Punitive Brexit Deal