The comparison was “preposterous,” Riley said, and hot dogs have nutrition labels on them – not warning labels, she added. The Daily Show crew conducted the interview at AMI offices and enjoyed grilled hot dogs while there.
“While The Daily Show may appear on the Comedy Channel, research shows that growing number of Americans rely on the show as a key source of news and information,” Riley said. “Stewart’s credibility scores are on par with many leading journalists and we were gratified to take our message to this increasingly important source of information.”
The segment, featuring correspondent and actor Aasif Mandvi, may be viewed at http://www.thedailyshow.com/.