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Daily Show Correspondents: Where Are They Now?

After becoming The Daily Show’s longest-running correspondent, Samantha Bee is leaving the late-night show—but not the fake news business. Bee will host a new satirical politics show for TBS that she’s also co-executive producing with her husband, fellow Daily Show regular Jason Jones.

The duo is also producing and helping write a new sitcom about a family road trip gone wrong. But Bee isn’t the only former Daily Show personality to go on to bigger projects from the Comedy Central springboard.

###What They’re Up To

Stephen Colbert

Correspondent from 1997 – 2005

Has gone on to host The Colbert Report and The Late Show, and run a half-hearted campaign for presidency in 2008

Steve Carell

Correspondent from 1999 – 2005

Has gone on to star in The Office and movies including Despicable Me, Foxcatcher, Evan Almighty, The Way, Way Back and more

Olivia Munn

Correspondent from 2010 – 2011

Has gone on to star in HBO’s The Newsroom and appear in Fox’s New Girl and films including Mortdecai, Magic Mike and more

Larry Wilmore

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Correspondent from 2006 – 2014

Has gone on to host The Nightly Show on Comedy Central—a late-night political talk show that took over the Colbert Report slot

John Oliver

Correspondent from 2006 – 2013

Has gone on to host HBO’s Last Week Tonight, where he explores topics such as net neutrality and corruption in sports with millions of viewers

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