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What to Watch If You Love 'The Daily Show'  

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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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The Colbert Report is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'The Daily Show'
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The Colbert Report is an American late-night talk and news satire television program hosted by Stephen Colbert that aired on Comedy Central from October 17, 2005 to December 18, 2014 for 1,447 episodes. The show focused on a fictional anchorman character named Stephen Colbert, played by his real-life namesake. The character, described by Colbert as a "well-intentioned, poorly informed, high-status idiot", is a caricature of televised political pundits. Furthermore, the show satirized conservative personality-driven political talk programs, particularly Fox News' The O'Reilly Factor. The Colbert Report is a spin-off of Comedy Central's The Daily Show, where he acted as a correspondent for the ...more on Wikipedia

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Full Frontal with Samantha Bee is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'The Daily Show'
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The Late Show with Stephen Col... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'The Daily Show'
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Groundhog Day is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'The Daily Show'
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Groundhog Day is a 1993 American fantasy comedy film directed by Harold Ramis, starring Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, and Chris Elliott. It was written by Ramis and Danny Rubin, based on a story by Rubin. Murray plays Phil Connors, an arrogant Pittsburgh TV weatherman who, during an assignment covering the annual Groundhog Day event in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, finds himself in a time loop, repeating the same day again and again. After indulging in hedonism and tried to end his life multiple times, he begins to re-examine his life and priorities. ...more on Wikipedia

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