Amazon has acquired The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Amazon has announced it has acquired the Daily Show.

It will continue to be known as the Comedy Central Channel, the network announced.

The move will take The Daily Night with Jon at the same time as its current incarnation.

The news was first reported by The Wall Street Journal.

The deal is expected to close in the first quarter of 2020.

Amazon declined to comment.

Earlier this month, Amazon purchased a digital news outlet, The New York Times.

The company is in talks with other media companies about adding news, entertainment and news programming.