Jon Stewart fans, how’s this for your moment of zen?
The former Daily Show host has been confirmed for Monday’s Late Show, where he will appear opposite pal Stephen Colbert as he kicks off a week of live broadcasts focused exclusively on the Republican National Convention. The news was first reported by Vulture.
Though little is known about the capacity to which Stewart will be used, he is one of four guests penciled in for Night 1 of Colbert’s “2016 Trumpublican Donational Conventrump Starring Donald Trump as the Republican Party* (*May Contain Traces of Republican).” Star Trek Beyond‘s Zoe Saldana, Absolutely Fabulous‘ Jennifer Saunders and Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Ron Suskind are also scheduled to appear.
Colbert will follow up his week of RNC-themed shows with “The 2016 Democratic National Convincing a Technically Historic Event: Death. Taxes. Hillary.,” a four-night review of the Democratic National Convention beginning July 25.
Stewart, who is credited as an executive producer on The Late Show, last appeared alongside Colbert in December when he put in an appearance in support of the Zadroga Act (a bill that provides funding for healthcare programs aiding first responders of the 9/11 attacks). He most recently turned up on TBS’ Full Frontal opposite fellow Daily Show grad Samantha Bee.
Will you be tuning in for Stewart? Still bummed he hasn’t been around to cover this chaotic 2016 election cycle? Sound off below.