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  • 'Fake news' never looked so good

    'Fake news' never looked so good
    "Did I die?" That's how host Jon Stewart of "The Daily Show" opened his program on the evening after he announced that he was walking away from it after 16 years. The "weird" coverage of his departure felt like reading his own obituary. Enjoy it, Jon....
  • 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....
  • Stewart's exit is no joke at Comedy Central

    Stewart's exit is no joke at Comedy Central
    With Jon Stewart leaving his post on "The Daily Show," the joke may be on Comedy Central. The departure of Stewart — who announced on Tuesday that he will exit his signature mock-news program sometime later this year — presents the 24-year-...
  • Nobody punctures blowhards better than Jon Stewart on 'The Daily Show'

    Nobody punctures blowhards better than Jon Stewart on 'The Daily Show'
    Less than two months after the departure of Stephen Colbert and the "The Colbert Report" and three weeks following the premiere of Larry Wilmore's "The Nightly Show," Jon Stewart, the man whose success made those shows possible, announced his retirement...
  • 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...
  • Absence of 'Daily Show,' 'Colbert Report' might impact authors

    Absence of 'Daily Show,' 'Colbert Report' might impact authors
    For fans of late night political comedy, this is a very bad year. Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart, the twin pillars of the genre, are vacating the hosting chair of their respective Comedy Central shows — Colbert to CBS where he takes control of...
  • Conan O'Brien reveals details of his Cuba trip to Jon Stewart

    Conan O'Brien reveals details of his Cuba trip to Jon Stewart
    Conan O'Brien carved out a bit of history for himself a week and a half ago when he became the first American TV host to tape segments for his show from the island nation of Cuba. On Wednesday night, he told Jon Stewart on "The Daily Show" that the...
  • 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...
  • Conan O'Brien, Jon Stewart pay tribute to Charlie Hebdo victims

    Conan O'Brien, Jon Stewart pay tribute to Charlie Hebdo victims
    Late-night hosts Conan O’Brien and Jon Stewart took time out during their opening segments Wednesday night to call attention to the Charlie Hebdo murders that took place earlier in the day in Paris, a salute of sorts from one group of popular...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Earth: A New Wild' and more

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Earth: A New Wild' and more
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 1 - 7, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Match Made in Heaven An African American...