Mitt Romney can breathe a little easier tonight. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report will not tape Monday evening.
The Frankenstorm has claimed both shows, the latest New York City-based TV productions to shutter today. The Comedy Central faux-newscasts have been in full-blast election mode in recent weeks. But with the media obsessed with Hurricane Sandy, it’s not like there’s a ton of on-air election coverage gaffes to mock right now anyway.
Comedy Central is taking a “wait and see” approach before deciding on whether to resume taping of both shows on Tuesday, or later in the week. Repeats will air instead. Here’s several other TV productions being shut down.