Jon Stewart has set a four-year production pact with HBO that calls for him to produce short-form video content for HBO’s digital platforms. The deal also includes a first-look option for film and TV projects. More →
Unless you’re really into professional wrestling, you might have missed Jon Stewart hosting WWE SummerSlam over the weekend. Stewart is a self-proclaimed wrestling fan, so it wasn’t a complete shock, but it’s crazy to think that this is the comedian’s first gig since retiring from The Daily Show earlier this month. More →
American politics got a lot less interesting when Jon Stewart left The Daily Show earlier this month. The comic had been on the air for over 15 years pointing out the hypocrisy of the news media and the politicians they covered, but fans still haven’t had enough of Stewart’s wry wit, which is why one petition has been gaining traction quickly. More →
We’ve known for a while that Trevor Noah will take over The Daily Show from Jon Stewart, and now that the famed host has said his goodbyes it’s time for Noah to bring his humor to Comedy Central’s TV hit. The Daily Show with Trevor Noah premieres on September 28th, but you can already enjoy a first new ad for it. More →
Last night marked the end of an era as Jon Stewart said goodbye as host of The Daily Show after 17 years. The satirical Comedy Central news show has ignited several careers over the years and one of its most successful offspring has been Stephen Colbert, who will be taking over David Letterman’s spot on CBS’s The Late Show this fall. For Stewart’s final appearance, Colbert returned to the show and paid an impromptu tribute to the man who gave him his start in the fake TV news business. More →
Jon Stewart has had a great run as the host of The Daily Show that will sadly end tonight. For your enjoyment, we’ve rounded up some of Stewart’s greatest moments during his time on Comedy Central’s fake news show and posted them below. More →
It’s always great (but sadly rare) to see a corporation that has a sense of humor about itself. Arby’s, the fast food chain that was a frequent target of The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart, paid tribute to the departing host this week by releasing a montage of all the times Stewart bashed their food on air. The clips are played with the theme “Thank You for Being a Friend” from The Golden Girls playing in the background.
After an impressive 16-season run, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart will air its final show this coming Thursday. While we’ve certainly seen no shortage of retrospectives highlighting all of the laughs and crazy show moments that took place over the last decade and a half, one of the more intriguing aspects of The Daily Show, I think, is that the program was an absolute star making machine.
Look backing, the sheer number of top notch comedians, media personalities, and actors who got their start on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart is impressive. Sure, most people might recognize Stephen Colbert and Steve Carell as two stars who honed their comedy chops on the show, but the program’s all-star lineup of former cast members runs much deeper.
Jon Stewart will be missed by millions of people… but likely not by Fox News, the cable news network that has been a frequent target of Stewart’s derision. Stewart on Monday kicked off his final week as host of The Daily Show by doing what he’s done so well over the past 17 years: He torched Fox News for perhaps the final time. More →
Jon Stewart’s 17-year tenure on The Daily Show might be coming to a close, but Comedy Central isn’t going to let this momentous occasion pass us by without a worthwhile celebration. Starting on Friday, June 26th at 12 p.m. ET, Comedy Central will kick off a 42-day long continuous stream of all 2,500+ episodes of The Daily Show on its website. More →
Jon Stewart has been a fixture of American television ever since he took over as host of The Daily Show back in 1999. YouTube user Billy Chasen has created a fantastic timelapse video of Stewart’s entire 17-career at The Daily Show that spanned four different presidential campaigns, two wars, two recessions and the transformation of Apple from a near-dead computer company into a global powerhouse. More →