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  • Jason Jones announces 'Daily Show' departure following Jon Stewart

    Jason Jones announces 'Daily Show' departure following Jon Stewart
    Weeks after Jon Stewart announced his resignation from "The Daily Show," longtime correspondent Jason Jones broke the news that he'll be following in his footsteps. Jones tweeted Tuesday that he will exit the show, in which he worked with his wife...
  • 'Daily Show': Trevor Noah named host

    'Daily Show': Trevor Noah named host
    Comedy Central has announced Jon Stewart's successor at "The Daily Show": Trevor Noah, 31, will be the next host. His premiere will be announced later. Michele Ganeless, president of Comedy Central, announced Noah's selection. Noah, a South African...
  • Jon Stewart changed the news while we were watching

    Jon Stewart changed the news while we were watching
    I must confess I came late to Jon Stewart. That's probably not a surprise, considering that I am not in the 18- to 34-year-old demographic that has been so slavishly devoted to him for all of his 17 years as host of The Daily Show on Comedy Central. But...
  • Jon Stewart: Spirit guide for a generation

    Jon Stewart: Spirit guide for a generation
    In 2007, the Pew Research Center asked people to name a journalist they most admired. Coming in at fourth place was a comedian who wrote, produced and hosted a political talk show. Jon Stewart shared the fourth spot with, among others, Brian Williams&...
  • John Oliver will stay on HBO through 2017

    John Oliver will stay on HBO through 2017
    HBO agreed to extend John Oliver's run on its satirical Sunday-night program "Last Week Tonight" through 2017, a move that puts to rest any speculation that the British comic might be in line to succeed Jon Stewart at Comedy Central's "The Daily Show,"...
  • Jon Stewart is leaving 'The Daily Show' this year

    Jon Stewart is leaving 'The Daily Show' this year
     Jon Stewart, who turned his biting and free-wheeling humor into an unlikely source of news and analysis for viewers of "The Daily Show," will leave as host this year, Comedy Central said Tuesday. His departure was announced by Comedy Central...
  • Help 'Daily Show' break Internet

    Help 'Daily Show' break Internet
    Jon Stewart is taking on Kim Kardashian, and we must throw our support to the "Daily Show" host. The Comedy Central show has shared 2001 footage of the bare-chested Stewart, Steve Carell and Stephen Colbert striking sex, over-the-top poses for the...
  • Brian Williams suspended six months without pay

    Brian Williams suspended six months without pay
    NBC has decided to suspend anchor Brian Williams six months without pay, the network announced Tuesday night. But the decision raises questions about NBC News, its history and executives' willingness to face up to harsh realities. Williams has been No....
  • 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. ...
  • We are really, really not happy about Jon Stewart leaving 'The Daily Show'

    We are really, really not happy about Jon Stewart leaving 'The Daily Show'
     So the news came down yesterday that Jon Stewart will be leaving "The Daily Show" at some not-yet-announced date this year.  We can't really begrudge him this. After all, he's been doing it for 16 years. He's won 19 Emmy Awards. His reported annual...
  • 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...