Daily Show correspondent Jordan Klepper debuts his own late night series The Opposition next week, and in addition to announcing the show’s team of “Citizen Journalists,” today Comedy Central confirmed the full writing staff with us. Klepper’s fellow Daily Show alum Owen Parsons – who also worked on Klepper’s gun control special that aired earlier this summer – serves as head writer, and the staff also includes writers and performers from UCB, Second City, and iO with credits on Drunk History, @midnight, ClickHole, and more. Here’s the full list:
Jordan Klepper (host, executive producer) Ian Berger (co-executive producer) Owen Parsons (head writer) Russ Armstrong (senior writer) Kristen Acimovic River Clegg Chelsea Davison Chelsea Devantez Pia Glenn Asher Perlman Justin Tyler Steve Waltien Seth Weitberg Keisha Zollar
The Opposition with Jordan Klepper premieres next Monday, September 25th at 11:30pm right after The Daily Show.