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John Oliver gets advice from Dave Letterman about 'Daily' gig

John Oliver will be temporarily taking over hosting

John Oliver will be temporarily taking over hosting duties at "The Daily Show" starting next Monday. (Credit: Ryan McCune)

John Oliver replaces Jon Stewart as host of "The Daily Show" starting next Monday as latter heads overseas to direct a movie this summer -- not to worry, he'll be back.

But what the heck does Oliver know about hosting anyway? He admitted to David Letterman last night that the idea of interviewing -- say -- movies stars is daunting. Dave had some advice:

Tags: John Oliver , The Daily Show , Jon Stewart , David Letterman

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