However, there are quite a few occasions when, the underlying message of their respective shows do carry weight and do indeed shed some light on a greater issue at hand-- albeit, in a cynical and sarcastic way).
Here is one, of the four "special reports" the Daily Show did this week from Iran.
|The Daily Show With Jon Stewart||Mon - Thurs 11p / 10c|
|Jason Jones: Behind the Veil - Ayatollah You So|
The Daily Show lucked out more than their producers could have ever dreamed. Sending on of the shows "correspondent," Jason Jones to Iran was probably planned in reaction to Colbert's shows last week from Iraq, in order to give both hit shows a "piece of the pie."