Newswire: Comedy Central sets a date for Jordan Klepper’s Daily Show spin-off

Amid a busy slate of announcements that will keep the rest of Comedy Central’s late-night lineup pretty much the same as it is now, including extensions for The Jim Jeffries Show and The President Show (hopefully the latter isn’t some sort of omen), the basic cable network announced today that it’s settled on a name and a premiere date for Daily Show correspondent Jordan Klepper’s spin-off series. Called The Opposition With Jordan Klepper, the show will take on crazies from both ends of the political spectrum by “satiriz[ing] the hyperbolic, conspiracy-laden noise machine that is the alternative-media landscape on both the right and left,” as Deadline puts it.

When the show was first announced back in April, Comedy Central said it would build on Klepper’s “Daily Show persona,” making him the Stephen Colbert of faux-bros. Speaking of Colbert, The Opposition will air in The …

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