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Comedy Central releases “attack ads” on CNN and Fox News Channel [VIDEO]

With two weeks of convention coverage done, Comedy Central’s late night shows are trying to continue the recent trend of high ratings by convincing more people to watch “The Daily Show” and “The Colbert Report” during election season.

The end result? “Attack ads” against competitors CNN and Fox News Channel. Or, as Comedy Central puts it: “Can [Americans] afford to rely on a network led by a native son of a British prison colony, or another that claims to have magic on their side?”

Watch the ads here:

And here’s the one for Fox News Channel:

Emily Yahr covers pop culture and entertainment for the Post. Follow her on Twitter @EmilyYahr.

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