| Apr 18, 2015
| 4:32 PM
With the debut of Hillary Clinton’s best-new-image-money-can-buy video Sunday, it felt for the first time to me last week like the 2016 presidential campaign was seriously underway.
And already I am distressed by one major media aspect of it.
| Apr 21, 2015
| 7:32 AM
Jon Stewart now has a firm departure date from Comedy Central's "The Daily Show." The comic announced on Monday's broadcast of the program that he will leave the show after its August 6th broadcast.
The disclosure paves the way for the show's new host,...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 10:32 AM
Jon Stewart is voicing full support for his "Daily Show" successor Trevor Noah, calling the incoming host "incredibly thoughtful and considerate and funny and smart."
Stewart made his comments on Monday's edition of the Comedy Central fake news show....
| Apr 21, 2015
| 6:54 AM
Fans of "The Daily Show," mark your calendars: Jon Stewart has announced that he will sign off as host on Aug. 6.
Stewart broke the news at the end of Monday's broadcast.
"I will be wearing a suit. I will more than likely be showered," he said. "I'm...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 10:23 AM
Trevor Noah, the recently announced new anchor for "The Daily Show," has been the subject of Twitter controversy from the moment it was announced that he got the gig. But on Monday's "Daily Show," current host Jon Stewart stuck up for the new guy.
| Feb 17, 2015
| 12:30 PM
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....
| Feb 11, 2015
| 5:30 AM
It isn't often that worlds collide with such tweet-sweet poetry as happened Tuesday with the consecutive announcements of Jon Stewart's retirement from "The Daily Show" and Brian Williams' six-month suspension from "NBC Nightly News."
One can only...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 1:10 PM
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,”...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 7:08 AM
Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian who has been a contributor to Comedy Central's "The Daily Show," will be the program's new host when current host Jon Stewart leaves later this year, the network announced Monday.
“Trevor Noah is an enormous...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 3:23 PM
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...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 4:15 PM
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...