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  • 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

    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...
  • Seven things we learned at breakfast with John Oliver

    Seven things we learned at breakfast with John Oliver
    When "Last Week Tonight With John Oliver" premiered on HBO last spring, the satirical show quickly distinguished itself as the late-night home for deeply reported and entertaining segments on topics largely ignored by the news media -- think the Miss...
  • 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...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'The Mentalist' on CBS

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'The Mentalist' on CBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 11 - 17, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES The Mentalist Lisbon's (Robin Tunney)...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Marvel's Agent Carter' on ABC

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 11 - 17, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------     SERIES Restaurant Startup In the season...
  • 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...
  • Iraq book market comes back to life seven years after bombing

    Iraq book market comes back to life seven years after bombing
    The crowds were so large that we had to approach Mutanabbi Street from the river, coasting across the Tigris in a small wooden motorboat under gray skies. Disembarking on the docks below a statue of the 10th century Iraqi poet Abu Tayeb Mutanabbi, we...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'Sleepy Hollow' and more

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 8 - 14, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES The Celebrity Apprentice A special edition...