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  • 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...
  • Trevor Noah's tweets could be serious threat to future of Comedy Central

    Trevor Noah's tweets could be serious threat to future of Comedy Central
    In a culture where we whip ourselves into instant media frenzies and then move on forgetting only days later what it was that so upset us, maybe Trevor Noah’s tweets won’t be such a big deal by the weekend. But the offensive tweets that...
  • Comedy Central backs 'Daily Show's' Trevor Noah after questionable tweets

    Comedy Central is backing up its new “Daily Show” host, Trevor Noah, after his social media history came back to haunt him. Just a day after Comedy Central announced that Noah will succeed Jon Stewart as host of the satirical news program,...
  • Trevor Noah�is about to explode America's attitudes about Africa and our place in the world

    In his 2012 comedy special "That's Racist," one of Trevor Noah's funniest stories is about AIDS, and other dumb questions Americans ask Africans. "The best ignorant conversation I had was in California, in a place called Malibu," he tells the South...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • A Grammy for James Franco? Weird tales from the spoken word category

    A Grammy for James Franco? Weird tales from the spoken word category
    Who do you think should win the Grammy this year? Polymath actor/director/artist/etc. James Franco? High camp maestro John Waters? Recently deceased comedy diva Joan Rivers? Inspirational disco queen Gloria Gaynor? Or should the prized award go to...
  • 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...
  • With 'Daily Show' host leaving, Twitter suggests #JobsforJonStewart

    With 'Daily Show' host leaving, Twitter suggests #JobsforJonStewart
    During his announcement Tuesday night that he was planning to leave "The Daily Show" sometime this year, Jon Stewart said "I don't have any specific plans" for a post-"Daily Show" life other than getting dinner on a school night with his family. Into...