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
Larry King and Daily Show with Jon Stewart in Talks
Larry King appears onstage at the Comedy Central Roast of Donald Trump in New York, Wednesday, March 9, 2011.   (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)

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."

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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