Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert Price Tag at $40 Million

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Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert are available for a cool $40 million. Or, that is how much will fork out to get The Daily Show and The Colbert Report back on their programming, according to

Both Colbert’s and Stewart’s shows left the site last March, taking with them a hefty chunk of’s trafficking. In order to get Colbert and Stewart back, has agreed to make a payment to cable giant Viacom in the range of $40 million to $50 million.

Viacom will only allow the deal to extend to 2012, but this two year deal means that Colbert’s and Stewart’s shows will be back on, available the day after they air.

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