Larry King's Next Gig: The Daily Show?!

CNN legend in talks with Jon Stewart's crew
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 14, 2011 2:37 PM CDT

(Newser) The Daily Show's in talks to add a new contributor to its stable—and you just might have heard of him. Larry King has talked with Comedy Central about joining Jon Stewart's snarky faux-news show, sources tells the New York Post. "A single conversation has happened," says one. "It's still extremely preliminary. He'll be on every now and again, like Lewis Black."

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But sources close to King say the CNN legend's already discussing the move like it's a done deal. Stewart frequently defended King during his last days at CNN. "You're the last guy out of a burning building, my friend," he said in this interview. (Read more Jon Stewart stories.)

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