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  • Will 'The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore' become a no-go zone for newsmakers?

    Will 'The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore' become a no-go zone for newsmakers?
    On the plus side, Larry Wilmore quickly established himself in the first week as the right guy to sit behind Stephen Colbert's desk. On the down side, it's hard to see why most newsmakers or celebrities -- given their priorities -- would be eager to...
  • GOP tries a local yokel approach

    GOP tries a local yokel approach
    During her live, nationally televised Republican response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, inserted a cute story from her childhood that seemed to offer everything a homespun narrative should offer &#...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Phil Rosenthal's Margin Call: Fake news makes news

    Phil Rosenthal's Margin Call: Fake news makes news
    Anybody remember what happened to Craig Kilborn, the first host of "The Daily Show"? In fairness to Kilborn, he spent five subsequent years at CBS before largely walking away from the public eye. Or so it would seem. He could be Sia for all we know....
  • Sad ironies when Brian Williams met Jon Stewart on 'The Daily Show'

    Sad ironies when Brian Williams met Jon Stewart on 'The Daily Show'
    News of Brian Williams' six-month suspension from "NBC Nightly News" and Jon Stewart's planned departure from "The Daily Show" happened on the same day, linking both men in the media news cycle. In a way, it's fitting, because Stewart and Williams have...
  • Jon Stewart, a force in comedy and news, will leave 'The Daily Show'

    Jon Stewart, a force in comedy and news, will leave 'The Daily Show'
    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...