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  • Jon Stewart leaving Comedy Central at end of year

    Jon Stewart leaving Comedy Central at end of year
    UPDATES with Stewart's words of farewell and cultural impact: In a move that will rock Comedy Central to its core, the channel announced Tuesday that Jon Stewart is leaving at the end of the year. "For the better part of two decades, we have had the...
  • Jason Jones exits 'The Daily Show' to star in TBS comedy series

    Jason Jones exits 'The Daily Show' to star in TBS comedy series
    Here's another person who seems unlikely to succeed Jon Stewart at "The Daily Show": Jason Jones. Jones, the longtime correspondent on Comedy Central's nightly news spoof, announced Tuesday he's leaving the show to star in his own as-yet-untitled comedy...
  • Jon Stewart: Who will follow him?

    UPDATED: In the history of late-night television, Jon Stewart stands as a true innovator, and his run is coming to an end. He announced Tuesday night that he will be leaving "The Daily Show" after 17 years. "It is time for someone else," he said. ...
  • Hannibal Buress show picked up by Comedy Central

    Hannibal Buress show picked up by Comedy Central
    Comedy Central has picked up an 8-episode TV series called "Why? With Hannibal Buress" from the Chicago-bred comic. The show, which will tape in front of a live audience, will feature Buress "answering the burning questions on his mind through stand-up,...
  • John Oliver will remain on HBO through 2017

    John Oliver will remain on HBO through 2017
    Check another name off that list of possible Jon Stewart replacements on "The Daily Show." HBO announced on Tuesday that it was renewing "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" for two more seasons, keeping the British comedian on the channel through 2017....
  • Viacom restructuring results in layoffs at TV Land

    Viacom restructuring results in layoffs at TV Land
    Media company Viacom Inc. has begun restructuring its operations, resulting in layoffs in the company's advertising sales division and its TV Land cable channel. At least 20 people on Thursday were let go at TV Land, according to three people familiar...
  • Justin Bieber roast to feature Snoop Dogg, Martha Stewart, Shaq, Ludacris

    Justin Bieber roast to feature Snoop Dogg, Martha Stewart, Shaq, Ludacris
    Justin Bieber, meet your firing squad: Martha Stewart, Snoop Dogg, Ludacris and Shaquille O'Neal make up the celebrity portion of the cadre set to roast the purportedly penitent pop star come mid-March. Comedy Central announced the lineup on Wednesday,...
  • Comedy Central has 'short list' for Jon Stewart replacement

    Comedy Central is mulling a "short list" of replacements for "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart, a decision that could affect how much influence the show has on the 2016 presidential campaign. Also at issue: Whether Stewart, an executive producer for...
  • Jon Stewart leaving 'The Daily Show': Read a transcipt of his remarks

    Jon Stewart leaving 'The Daily Show': Read a transcipt of his remarks
    On Tuesday, 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. Fighting back tears, he explained the decision at the end of Tuesday's show with the following remarks: "Doug...
  • Jon Stewart, a force in comedy and news, will leave 'The Daily Show'

    Jon Stewart, a force in comedy and news, will leave 'The Daily Show'
    Jon Stewart plans to step aside as host of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" later this year, ending a 16-year run that changed the way Americans view the news. Stewart, 52, made the announcement at the end of his show Tuesday in New York. Under his...
  • Jon Stewart leaving 'The Daily Show' this year

    Jon Stewart leaving 'The Daily Show' this year
    Jon Stewart will step down as host of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” this year, ending a 16-year run that changed the way Americans view the news. Stewart, 52, made the announcement to his studio audience as he recorded Tuesday...