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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...