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  • 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 'The Daily Show' with echoes of Cronkite

    Jon Stewart leaving 'The Daily Show' with echoes of Cronkite
    Jon Stewart will leave "The Daily Show" later this year. NBC anchor Brian Williams will be suspended from the network’s nightly newscast until later this year.  These two developments have more in common than you might think. Stewart’s...
  • 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 leaving 'The Daily Show' this year

    Jon Stewart leaving 'The Daily Show' this year
    Jon Stewart will step down as host of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” this year, ending a 16-year run that changed the way Americans view the news. Stewart, 52, made the announcement to his studio audience as he recorded Tuesday...
  • Jon Stewart's greatest 'Daily Show' interviews

    Jon Stewart's greatest 'Daily Show' interviews
    On "The Daily Show," Jon Stewart can make any celebrity promotional appearance fun with his laid-back shoot-the-bull style. But occasionally, his full intellect is engaged, most generally by interviewing someone from the political sphere. Or an author....
  • Brian Williams gaffe leads him to brink of public impeachment

    Brian Williams gaffe leads him to brink of public impeachment
    Producer Jane Craig: "You could get fired for things like that." Newscaster Tom Grunick: "I got promoted for things like that." "Broadcast News" (1987) We cast our TV newscasters much the way we cast our political leaders. It's as easy to imagine...
  • Debate brews over whether NBC's Brian Williams can survive controversy

    Debate brews over whether NBC's Brian Williams can survive controversy
    A vigorous debate over Brian Williams' future is brewing as "NBC Nightly News" aired Monday without the decade-long anchor. Some critics suggest that Williams, who apologized last week for falsely claiming that he was in helicopter that had been hit...
  • 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...
  • 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....