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Imagine The Daily Show, but deeper. Host Roy Wood Jr. dives further into segments and topics covered on The Daily Show — from racial injustice to gun control to K-pop. Each week, he’s joined by Daily Show writers, producers, correspondents, as well as outside experts to unpack a different topic or segment in a way that's hilarious, nuanced, and compelling.

Beyond the Scenes features a rotating cast of The Daily Show correspondents including Desi Lydic, Dulcé Sloan, Ronny Chieng, and Michael Kosta, as well as contributors Jordan Klepper and Lewis Black. New episodes every Tuesday.

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Imagine The Daily Show, but deeper. Host Roy Wood Jr. dives further into segments and topics covered on The Daily Show — from racial injustice to gun control to K-pop. Each week, he’s joined by Daily Show writers, producers, correspondents, as well as outside experts to unpack a different topic or segment in a way that's hilarious, nuanced, and compelling.

Beyond the Scenes features a rotating cast of The Daily Show correspondents including Desi Lydic, Dulcé Sloan, Ronny Chieng, and Michael Kosta, as well as contributors Jordan Klepper and Lewis Black. New episodes every Tuesday.

    Why Switzerland Has So Many Guns But No Mass Shootings

    Why Switzerland Has So Many Guns But No Mass Shootings

    How is Switzerland able to have so many guns per capita, but no mass shootings? Host Roy Wood Jr. sits down with correspondent Michael Kosta, segment director Stacey Angeles, and their Swiss producer Pierre-Adrian Irlé, to discuss how the country’s approach to military service and common sense laws have created a safe gun culture that America can learn from.

     

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    Originally aired: August 31, 2021
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    • 38 min
    What Makes a Man a “Florida Man”?

    What Makes a Man a “Florida Man”?

    What the f**k is up with Florida? Host (and former Florida resident) Roy Wood Jr. is joined by Daily Show correspondent, Desi Lydic, Daily Show segment director, Sebastian DiNatale, and local author, Craig Pittman, to break down what makes the Sunshine State so special when it comes to the eccentric local newsmakers that have come to be known as “Florida Man.”

     

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    Originally aired: November 2, 2021
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    • 43 min
    Revisiting How Sexual Racism Affects Online Dating

    Revisiting How Sexual Racism Affects Online Dating

    We all have preferences when choosing who to date, but when do they cross the line into sexual racism? Daily Show correspondent Ronny Chieng, UMass Amherst sociology professor and associate dean, Jennifer Lundquist, and “Dates & Mates” podcast host, Damona Hoffman join Roy Wood Jr. to discuss how dating apps amplify users’ racial biases and how this impacts those looking for love online.
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    • 53 min
    Desi Lydic Foxsplains

    Desi Lydic Foxsplains

    In light of Fox settling with Dominion, we take a look back at an episode about Fox News and disinformation. Host Roy Wood Jr., correspondent Desi Lydic, and senior producer Matt Negrin discuss the digital series Desi Lydic Foxsplains, and how right-wing news outlets spread misinformation. They’re joined by CNN’s senior media reporter, Oliver Darcy, who breaks down why Fox News is so successful in pushing its dangerous narratives. 

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    • 52 min
    Why Are States Loosening Child Labor Laws?

    Why Are States Loosening Child Labor Laws?

    Recorded on 4/26/23. Child labor violations are on the rise, while some states are trying to loosen child labor laws. Host Roy Wood Jr. sits down with investigative reporter for the New York Times, Hannah Dreier, and the Chief Programs Officer for Justice for Migrant Women, Norma Flores López, to discuss why the number of unaccompanied minors entering the United States has climbed since the pandemic, the types of unsafe working conditions these kids face, how the Department of Health and Human Services has failed to place them in safe environments, and what impact this has on children’s education, health, and overall sense of worth. Norma also recounts her time working in the fields as early as 9 years old.
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    • 51 min
    Roy’s Experience Hosting the White House Correspondents’ Dinner

    Roy’s Experience Hosting the White House Correspondents’ Dinner

    Recorded on 5/1/23. From Tucker Carlson to Dominion to Biden’s age, Roy Wood Jr. didn’t hold back at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. In this episode, he sits down with some of his writers for the correspondents’ dinner – Christiana Mbakwe-Medina, Felonious Munk, and David Angelo – to reflect on the writing process leading up to the dinner, why the Property Brothers threw a wrench in Roy’s speech, the Kanye joke that didn’t make it in, and which conservative is now a big fan of Roy. 
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    • 32 min

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