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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Jason Jones exits 'The Daily Show' to star in TBS comedy series

    Jason Jones exits 'The Daily Show' to star in TBS comedy series
    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...
  • 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,"...
  • 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 &#...
  • Artful, complex 'Olive Kitteridge' builds on beautiful vignettes

    Artful, complex 'Olive Kitteridge' builds on beautiful vignettes
    Olive Kitteridge HBO, $39.98; Blu-ray, $49.99 Though hardly the splashiest HBO production of recent years, this miniseries is the best kind of prestige television: artful, complex and quietly ambitious. Spanning several decades in the life of a...
  • Jon Stewart and Mike Huckabee clash over Beyonce, Bubbas and Bubbleville

    Jon Stewart and Mike Huckabee clash over Beyonce, Bubbas and Bubbleville
    Mike Huckabee made his ninth appearance on "The Daily Show" on Monday night, and much like his other appearances, he and host Jon Stewart had a lively disagreement of ideas. Much like frequent guest Bill O'Reilly, it seems like Stewart and Huckabee...
  • Actor Jim Parsons interpretará a Dios en comedia de Broadway "Act of God"

    Actor Jim Parsons interpretará a Dios en comedia de Broadway "Act of God"
    Jim Parsons, ganador de cuatro premios Emmy que alcanzó la fama como el particular científico Sheldon Cooper en la serie de comedia "The Big Bang Theory", interpretará a Dios en Broadway en los próximos meses, dijo el jueves el productor de la obra.  ...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Backstrom' on Fox

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Backstrom' on Fox
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 25 - 31, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES The Biggest Loser Not all is lost for...