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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.
The Daily Show has seen a lot of talented comedians come and go under the tutelage of Jon Stewart, and none have followed in his footsteps quite as closely as John Oliver. Well, his footsteps led to HBO instead of Comedy Central, but you get me.
Jon Stewart’s popularity stems from his ability to wring legitimacy out of satire, and his name was tossed into the mix in internet discussions over who should replace satire master David Letterman after his imminent retirement. But Stewart wanted nothing to do with it.
Comedy Central is already losing one of its biggest ratings bringers when Stephen Colbert’s The Colbert Report finishes its run at the end of the year. Now, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart has spoken out to talk about his own contract expiring in 2015, and his comments aren’t as reassuring as fans would hope.
Let’s all give a big round of welcoming applause to The Daily Show’s Senior Black Correspondent Larry Wilmore, who will host the half-eponymous news panel series The Minority Report with Larry Wilmore.