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  • HBO expands its offerings of Vice content

    HBO expands its offerings of Vice content
    HBO is expanding its relationship with Vice, the renegade media brand that's become a favorite among millennials hunting for edgy news content. The premium cable network will for the first time air a nightly newscast produced by Vice, an ambitious...
  • Why not a conservative Jon Stewart?

    Why not a conservative Jon Stewart?
    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”...
  • Producer Peter Lassally's retirement brings end to late night era

    Producer Peter Lassally's retirement brings end to late night era
    For a guy who comes across as soft-spoken and genial, Peter Lassally hardly projects the aura of a Hollywood power-broker. Yet it's hard to find many major developments in latenight television over the last 40-plus years that haven't involved him, from...
  • Tribeca 2015: Jon Stewart to preside over 'Goodfellas' reunion

    Tribeca 2015: Jon Stewart to preside over 'Goodfellas' reunion
    If Jon Stewart is looking for something to do after he leaves his Comedy Central show, maybe he can learn how to be a gangster. To be a gangster, after all, is to own the world. Stewart will get his hands dirty with “Goodfellas,”...
  • Q Poll: Fox News Most Trusted Network; Tina Fey, Dennis Miller Should Host Daily Show

    Q Poll: Fox News Most Trusted Network; Tina Fey, Dennis Miller Should Host Daily Show
    Fox News is the nation's most trusted cable news network, according to a Quinnipiac University national poll comparing major TV news outlets, while Tina Fey and Dennis Miller are the top choices to replace Jon Stewart when he leaves the Daily Show later...
  • 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....
  • Stewart's exit is no joke at Comedy Central

    Stewart's exit is no joke at Comedy Central
    With Jon Stewart leaving his post on "The Daily Show," the joke may be on Comedy Central. The departure of Stewart — who announced on Tuesday that he will exit his signature mock-news program sometime later this year — presents the 24-year-...
  • Nobody punctures blowhards better than Jon Stewart on 'The Daily Show'

    Nobody punctures blowhards better than Jon Stewart on 'The Daily Show'
    Less than two months after the departure of Stephen Colbert and the "The Colbert Report" and three weeks following the premiere of Larry Wilmore's "The Nightly Show," Jon Stewart, the man whose success made those shows possible, announced his retirement...
  • 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 says Brian Williams had 'infotainment confusion syndrome'

    Jon Stewart says Brian Williams had 'infotainment confusion syndrome'
    It seems like everybody in media, from the cable news chatterers to the morning radio crews is talking about Brian Williams and the controversy that has erupted around an erroneous story Williams has been delivering about his time reporting in Iraq in...
  • 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...