'The Opposition' w/Jordan Klepper cancelled, as Klepper gets new show

Comedy Central’s “answer” to Alex Jones has been canceled after nine months on the air — though its host already has a new gig lined up.

The Opposition w/Jordan Klepper will air its final episode on Thursday, June 28, our sister site Deadline reports, capping a one-season run. Klepper, who famously left The Daily Show to front the new series, however will stay put at the basic cabler, as the host of a weekly half-hour show called, simply, Klepper.

Set to start production this summer with an eye on a 2019 premiere, Klepper will send its titular host traveling around the country to interview everyday people. Or something.

Klepper is expected to carry over some if not much of The Opposition‘s producers (including co-creator Trevor Noah, as an EP) and staff.

“I couldn’t be more proud of the staff that we have at The Opposition,” Klepper said in a statement, “and the new show is going to have people from The Opposition and the talent that we have there is going to help build this show as well.”

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AMERICAN COMEDY AWARDS -- Red Carpet -- Pictured: (l-r) Jordan Klepper, Samantha Bee, Jason Jones, Jessica Williams -- (Photo by: Ben Gabbe/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! - 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' airs every weeknight at 11:35 p.m. EDT and features a diverse lineup of guests that include celebrities, athletes, musical acts, comedians and human interest subjects, along with comedy bits and a house band. The guests for Wednesday, May 23 included Shailene Woodley ('Adrift'), Jordan Klepper ('The Opposition with Jordan Klepper'), and musical guest blink-182. (Randy Holmes/ABC via Getty Images) JORDAN KLEPPER, JIMMY KIMMEL
JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! - 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' airs every weeknight at 11:35 p.m. EDT and features a diverse lineup of guests that include celebrities, athletes, musical acts, comedians and human interest subjects, along with comedy bits and a house band. The guests for Wednesday, May 23 included Shailene Woodley ('Adrift'), Jordan Klepper ('The Opposition with Jordan Klepper'), and musical guest blink-182. (Randy Holmes/ABC via Getty Images) JORDAN KLEPPER, JIMMY KIMMEL
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 15: Laura Grey (L) and Jordan Klepper speak onstage during the 10th Annual Shorty Awards at PlayStation Theater on April 15, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Craig Barritt/Getty Images for Shorty Awards)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 11: TV personality Jordan Klepper attends the 2018 Writers Guild Awards at Edison Ballroom on February 11, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 24: Jordan Klepper attends New York Magazine's 50th Anniversary Celebration at Katz's Delicatessen on October 24, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by John Lamparski/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 06: Jordan Klepper attends the Heroes After Dark event during 2017 New York Comic Con on October 6, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Daniel Zuchnik/WireImage)
CAMBRIDGE, MA - OCTOBER 10: Comedy Central's Jordan Klepper speaks at 'A Conversation With Jordan Klepper' moderated by Jesse Shelburne and Sharon Yang at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum on October 10, 2017 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. (Photo by Paul Marotta/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 22: The Daily Show correspondents Jordan Klepper, Ronny Chieng, Desi Lydic and host Trevor Noah speak onstage during The Daily Show FYC 2017 on May 22, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Comedy Central )
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 13: Jordan Klepper attends PaleyFest New York 2016 - 'The Daily Show With Trevor Noah' at The Paley Center for Media on October 13, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by J. Kempin/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 26: Comedian Jordan Klepper(L) and Desi Lydic attend The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Stand-Up in the Park in Central Park on June 26, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images for Comedy Central)
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