Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert Sign New Comedy Central Deals

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The Comedy in Comedy Central will remain intact during the 11 p.m. hour for at least another few years:

The network announced today that both Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert have signed new deals to remain in their respective posts at The Daily Show and The Colbert Report.

Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert

Stewart's pact calls for him to continue at the helm - as writer, host and executive producer - through 2015, while Colbert's contract runs through 2014.

Both The Daily Show and The Colbert Report have enjoyed surges in the ratings this year, with the former up 10 percent in adults 18-49 and the latter improvng by 11 percent in that key demographic.

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