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  • 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...
  • '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....
  • 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...
  • 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 changed the news while we were watching

    Jon Stewart changed the news while we were watching
    I must confess I came late to Jon Stewart. That's probably not a surprise, considering that I am not in the 18- to 34-year-old demographic that has been so slavishly devoted to him for all of his 17 years as host of The Daily Show on Comedy Central. But...
  • 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...