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Larry Wilmore can attribute his success on the network to his stint as a fake news correspondent on The Daily Show, and he still remembers the advice from Jon Stewart that helped him keep his cool on camera.
When you hear the name Mike Rowe, you probably conjure up images of him walking through filthy sewers. But can you picture him sitting behind The Daily Show desk? Apparently Rowe was very, very close to becoming the host not once, but twice.
Arby’s has no bad blood (outside of their sandwiches) with all the fun that Jon Stewart has made of them over the years, and it paid respect to the vacating talk show host with a pair of ads on Stewart’s penultimate Daily Show episode last night.
Jon Stewart is getting ready to head into the home stretch of The Daily Show. His last show is set for August 6. It’s expected that his last dozen shows will contain a collection of big names and/or Jon’s favorite guests. We now have the date for the biggest name of them all.
Jon Stewart’s run on The Daily Show may be close to ending, but he sure wants to go out with a bang. In fact, producers are reportedly already reaching out to his critics to tape a special segment for the final episode. Find out more after the jump.
Amy Schumer has become one hot commodity as of late. Now as the young comedian gears up for her feature film debut, she’s opened up about a few other opportunities she was offered in the past year, one in particular, the hosting position of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show.
When tragedy strikes as it did this week in South Carolina many people handle it in many different ways. But when this is the news of the day, what do you do when your job is to make fun of the news? For Jon Stewart, it was all about being serious.
Later this year, Comedy Central’s The Daily Show will feature its first new host in 16 years. Many names were tossed around about who could replace Stewart, but not a lot of people were talking about comedian Chris Rock, who actually passed on the opportunity.
Although Jon Stewart hinted at leaving his post prior, we’ve known since February that Stewart is moving on from The Daily Show. However, during Monday’s episode, Stewart officially announced when he will be retiring from Comedy Central’s late night series.
When Jon Stewart announced that he would be stepping down as host of The Daily Show, reactions were split between “Oh no!” and “Who’s going to take his place?” And it seems like Comedy Central had some big names in mind.
After a long and lengthy search, Comedy Central has now locked down its new man of the hour. Trevor Noah will be the new host of The Daily Show, taking over the hit late night talk show after Jon Stewart retires from the series. More on the new host after the jump.
With The Daily Show soon to be losing Jon Stewart later this year, it comes as no surprise the network would already be searching for its longtime host's replacement. Who would fill the shoes, up to this point, was anybody's guess but with the latest news that Comedy Central may be looking at one of its newest correspondents Trevor Noah, we may have found our answer.
Bee is currently the longest-running Daily Show correspondent, having joined the series back in 2003, and was a frontrunner in many fans’ minds to take over as host once Jon Stewart exits the show later this year. But that definitely won't be happening.
Tonight, the world witnessed one of the more depressing TV announcements in recent years, as Jon Stewart is officially ending his reign as the anchor of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show. To be expected, Stewart’s announcement to his studio audience was worlds more emotional than the statement released by the network.
For years, TV viewers who have no time for 24-hour news cycles have looked to one name to fill in the blanks on America's biggest headlines: Jon Stewart. And though we may have hoped that the suavest of the suave anchor would remain at the head of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, it looks like our days with Stewart are numbered.