| Mar 30, 2015
| 11:40 AM
Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian from South Africa who has contributed to "The Daily Show" a handful of times in recent months, will become Jon Stewart's replacement as host, Comedy Central announced Monday.
Noah was chosen a little more than a month...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 9:11 AM
Justin Bieber jokes will flood the Internet Monday night when Comedy Central premieres a “roast” of the pop singer.
Unfortunately, most of the chatter will come via text even though sarcasm, vocal cadence and other keys to making a one-liner...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 5:30 AM
Created by Alex Anfanger and Dan Schimpf, whose online series "Next Time on Lonny" was "discovered" by Ben Stiller, Comedy Central's new series, "Big Time in Hollywood, FL," chronicles the lives of two online filmmakers longing to be discovered by someone...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 12:04 PM
At the end of each episode of “The Daily Show,” host Jon Stewart offers a “Moment of Zen.” Sometime in the past, I had my own such moment: Conservatives need someone like him.
Stewart has been host of “The Daily Show”...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 10:24 AM
If a coworker's guffaw or Facebook post is about all that's making you grin lately, you might want to head out.
And get out.
Of your head.
And into someone else's.
"A comedy club is a unique experience, a date night or different evening out. And...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 11:14 AM
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,...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 5:05 PM
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...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 6:20 PM
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...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 6:21 AM
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:
| Feb 10, 2015
| 10:00 PM
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...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 8:45 PM
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...