The Daily Show

Polls Show Americans Want Tina Fey to Host ‘The Daily Show’

The polls are closed and the votes are in: America’s choice to replace Jon Stewart once he departs from … Read More

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Samantha Bee Is Leaving ‘The Daily Show’ to Host Comedic News Program on TBS

Though The Daily Show will allegedly be continuing after Jon Stewart’s devastating departure, it’ll also be missing one other… Read More

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This May Be One of Jon Stewart’s Best and Most All-Inclusive Tirades Against Fox News

Jon Stewart has made a comedy kingdom out of being vocally and sardonically baffled by the consistent hypocrisies and… Read More

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Jessica Williams Is Not Ours — and She Shouldn’t Have to Be

The past three years have seen an astonishing amount of turnover in late-night television. David Letterman, Craig Ferguson, and now Jon Stewart have opted out; Stephen Colbert, Seth Meyers, and John Oliver have switched jobs. These changes have been, rightfully, used as an occasion to talk about the overwhelming white maleness of the late night landscape, in no small part because, Larry Wilmore and Chelsea Handler excepted, the main beneficiaries of one wave of white dudes resigning has been yet another wave of white dudes. It’s no wonder, then, that The Daily Show‘s legion of (largely progressive) fans seized on what seemed like a genuine shot at representation. … Read More

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Jon Stewart Picked the Perfect Moment to Leave ‘The Daily Show’

Comedy, as even the greenest open-mic comic can tell you, is all about timing. And timing isn’t just about how long to pause before a punchline or how long to let a heckler ramble before clobbering them; it’s about knowing when to get the hell offstage, and how to close with your strongest material. For just over 16 years now, Jon Stewart has carved out an inestimable niche as a satirist, media commentator, and talk show host — but he’s still a stand-up comedian at heart, and you’ve gotta give his surprising-but-not-surprising Daily Show retirement announcement this much: it’s perfectly timed. After a decade and a half of exquisitely executed double takes and deadpans, Stewart knew when it was time to say, “Thank you, goodnight!” and head to the… Read More

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Comedy Central Confirms that Jon Stewart Is Officially Leaving ‘The Daily Show’

During the taping of tonight’s episode of The Daily Show, it was rumored that Jon Stewart announced that he’ll… Read More

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Jon Stewart Takes on the Anti-Vaccine Crowd

Of all of the strange horrors that have already besieged us in 2015, perhaps the strangest is the case of… Read More

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