More photos of The Daily Show’s USO Tour to the Middle East: http://on.cc.com/17jT1WA (USO photos by Dave Gatley)
The Daily Show’s John Oliver, executive producer Rory Albanese, co-executive producer Adam Lowitt, and writer Elliott Kalan recently visited with troops serving in the Middle East and performed stand-up to support the USO’s mission of lifting the spirits of America’s troops and their families. Support the USO: http://www.uso.org/
Have you read our Best of 2012 — Behind the Scenes coverage yet? It’s a series of interviews with some of 2012’s best off-screen talent, including the SNL writer who planned Kristen Wiig’s emotional goodbye, the Wreck-It Ralph producer who helped design a game that didn’t make it into the movie, and Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn.
In this entry, we interviewed Daily Showexecutive producer Rory Albanese to get the inside scoop on Bulls#%t Mountain, election season’s most memorable bit. Read it — then check out the rest of our Best and Worst of 2012 content.
Comedy Central Announces Indecision in the Park
This summer, deranged millionaire John Hodgman will be hosting Indecision in the Park, a free live stand-up show at Central Park’s SummerStage, featuring performances by his Daily Show cohorts Wyatt Cenac, Al Madrigal, John Oliver, Kristen Schaal, executive producer Rory Albanese and co-executive producer Adam Lowitt.
The event will be held rain or shine on Wednesday, June 20 at 8pm. Gates open at 7pm. Enter at Fifth Avenue and 69th Street.
Following the news that they’ll be taping in Charlotte, NC for this year’s Democratic National Convention, The Daily Show has just announced that they’ll also be heading to Tampa for August’s Republican National Convention.
"We are incredibly excited to spend a week in the beautiful city of Tampa," said Rory Albanese, Executive Producer, ‘The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.’ "We look forward to enjoying the beaches and the exciting nightlife, plus we assume this counts as a visit to our grandparents."