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Jon Stewart's legacy and the future of 'The Daily Show'

Jon Stewart shocked fans by announcing he would be leaving his job as host of "The Daily Show," a position he's held since 1999. Explore the stories we've written about his decision, his late-night satire and his forays beyond television.

  • #JonVoyage: How correspondents, celebs, critics bid farewell to Jon Stewart

    #JonVoyage: How correspondents, celebs, critics bid farewell to Jon Stewart

    Jon Stewart spent 16 years eviscerating politicians, media bias and sheer stupidity on "The Daily Show," all the while cracking jokes and racking up a wide breadth of viewers, who bid farewell to the Comedy Central star when he stepped down on Thursday. The multiple Emmy Award winner assembled...

  • Video: Jon Stewart exits 'The Daily Show' with an emotional moment with Stephen Colbert

    Video: Jon Stewart exits 'The Daily Show' with an emotional moment with Stephen Colbert

    The Daily ShowDaily Show Full Episodes,  More Daily Show Videos,  Comedy Central Full Episodes After 16 years lampooning American politics and culture on “The Daily Show,” Jon Stewart had his final moment of Zen Thursday night. In an hour-long farewell that kept the fake news to a minimum and the...

  • Jon Stewart signs off: A look back at 5 memorable movie interviews

    Jon Stewart signs off: A look back at 5 memorable movie interviews

    Though he's best known for skewering politicians and the news media, departing "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart has long applied his brand of skeptical humor to the world of pop culture. In contrast to many celebrity interviewers, Stewart is refreshingly freewheeling — and at times comically underprepared....

  • Jon Stewart, the GOP debate and the great suit divide

    Jon Stewart, the GOP debate and the great suit divide

    Thursday was a big night for political culture, what with the first Republican debate on Fox News and the last “Daily Show With Jon Stewart” on Comedy Central. But for style and panache? Not altogether. What struck me while watching both the early GOP heat and the main event was that every male...

  • Jon Stewart's talent mill: Eight comedy stars who rose at 'The Daily Show'

    Jon Stewart's talent mill: Eight comedy stars who rose at 'The Daily Show'

    Under Jon Stewart, “The Daily Show” has become a major incubator for talent, helping to nurture a new generation of late-night stars and kick-start the careers of major comedic actors. Here’s a look at some of the fake correspondents who’ve gone on to become real showbiz players. Stephen Colbert,...

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