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What to Watch If You Love 'The Daily Show' 

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Updated November 21, 2019 64 votes 6 voters 45 items

List Rules Vote up the films and series you know other fans of The Daily Show will love. Please don’t vote if you haven’t seen The Daily Show.

Wondering what to watch after The Daily Show? If the political hilarity of the series has you hungry for more smart and silly news segments, you're in luck! Since the public fascination with congressional comedy is not ceasing any time soon, there are loads of other movies and TV shows like The Daily Show ready for you to start bingeing.

If you’re on the hunt for movies and TV shows similar to The Daily Show, The Colbert Report is a great spin-off series about the all too funny and all too true state of American politics. Full Frontal with Samantha Bee is another great show with funny insights into current events.

For fans of The Daily Show looking for good movie recommendations, Monty Python and the Holy Grail is an excellent film that offers a comedic look at religion and politics. Other good movies and shows featured on this list include Late Night with Seth Meyers, Key & Peele, and The Blues Brothers.

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30 Rock is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'The Daily Show'
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60 Minutes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'The Daily Show'
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Arrested Development is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'The Daily Show'
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Chappelle's Show is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'The Daily Show'
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