• Jaboukie Young-White calls Trevor Noah ‘vintage millennial’ in Daily Show debut

    Newcomer Jaboukie Young-White established his role as Senior Youth Correspondent for The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. On his first night, Young-White explained to Trevor Noah why young people don’t vote. The Chicago native made the case that the system is old and outdated, like his new boss who he referred to as vintage millennial. “Why are we still using paper to vote?! …Can’t you just Postmates the election to

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    The Daily Show’s Roy Wood Jr. and the carousel of comedy – Laughspin Interview

    Roy Wood Jr. doesn’t act like a comedian adored nightly on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. When we sat down at a table above New York City’s infamous Comedy Cellar, he asked about the latest Wolverine movie like we were comedy buddies catching up. Wood stays accessible because, to him, he isn’t above any other comedian. He’s just in a different part of the cycle. I asked rising New York

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    Jon Stewart 42-day Comedy Central marathon begins now!

    Comedy Central will give Jon Stewart a 42-day long send-off with a nonstop Daily Show marathon. “Your Month of Zen” begins today at noon and will last until Stewart’s final episode on Aug. 6. Comedy Central will stream every single episode of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart on the show’s website and on the Comedy Central App. That’s over 2,000 episodes! You’ll see everything from the satirist’s first words to his

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    Daily Show with Trevor Noah has a premiere date (Video)

    The Daily Show with Trevor Noah will premiere on Sept. 28, Comedy Central announced on Thursday. The news comes a month after the network signaled Aug. 6 as current host Jon Stewart’s final episode. Trevor Noah was named the new Daily Show host back in March to mixed reviews, followed by a fauxtroversy caused by trolls mining his old tweets for clickbait. None of that has stopped the African American comedian

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    Samantha Bee is “female as f-ck” in TBS promo (Video)

    Samantha Bee has only been gone from Comedy Central’s The Daily Show for two weeks and she’s already back on the airwaves. TBS released a promo video for her upcoming untitled talk show where she will apply “her smart and satirical point of view to current and relevant issues.” And we’re pretty freaking excited. While Comedy Central was deciding on who would replace Jon Stewart as The Daily Show host,

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    Samantha Bee exits Daily Show tonight

    Tonight will be Samantha Bee’s final night on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Bee, the most-tenured Daily Show correspondent, will depart for TBS to host her own comedy series where she will apply “her smart and satirical point of view to current and relevant issues.” Comedy Central loses yet another star talent and gains another fierce late night competitor. Samantha Bee is just one of many beloved pieces of The

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    UPDATE: Russell Peters calls Trevor Noah a joke thief (Video)

    Update: April 8 — Now, Trevor Noah and Russell Peters are both playing off the comments as if it was just some sort of prank. Because what’s funnier than one comedian calling another comedian a joke thief? We’re not buying it. See Noah and Peter’s interaction below: For the time being it seemed Trevor Noah, the newly appointed host of The Daily Show, had survived the onslaught from the Twitter

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    Did the Daily Show make a mistake hiring Trevor Noah instead of me? Yes.

    I haven’t slept in over a week purely in anticipation for that one phone call. That one phone call that would change my life even more than Frozen did. You see, with Jon Stewart’s recent announcement of leaving Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, I thought I was a clear front-runner for the role – and so did America, I have to assume. Especially as I further developed my passion for

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    Samantha Bee leaving Daily Show to host TBS show

    Samantha Bee is officially leaving Comedy Central for TBS with her husband, fellow Daily Show correspondent Jason Jones. TBS is giving the veteran comedian her own comedy series to host where she will apply “her smart and satirical point of view to current and relevant issues,” according to TBS. Hmm…sounds familiar. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart loses yet another valued team member in Bee. Last month, we learned that

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    Jason Jones leaves Daily Show for TBS

    The Daily Show departures continue to roll in. Jason Jones will leave the Comedy Central fake news show to star in a TBS sitcom. TBS has ordered 10 episodes of a family comedy series from Daily Show correspondents and awesomely-married couple Jason Jones and Samantha Bee. The untitled show stars Jason Jones as the father who goes on darkly comedic family road trips. What begin as trips of a lifetime

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    John Oliver NOT Jon Stewart’s replacement. HBO renews Last Week Tonight through 2017!

    HBO has renewed Last Week Tonight With John Oliver for two more years. Sorry to anyone still holding out hope that the former Daily Show correspondent would jump ship after his contract with HBO ended later this year. The deal will call for two additional seasons, each consisting of 35 episodes, to air through 2017. Last week Jon Stewart announced that he will step down as host of The Daily

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    Jessica Williams won’t host Daily Show. Do you have a problem with that?

    If anything out of the Hot Tub Time Machine canon is wrong, do we really want to be right? I feel…. No. That’s barely even living, really. And so began the collective breaking of all our hearts when Jessica Williams, perhaps The Daily Show’s liveliest correspondent, got on Twitter recently to deny any rumors spread by Rob Corddry & co. spurred by a scene in the newest HTTM flick, hitting

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    Jon Stewart leaving The Daily Show, Comedy Central says show will ‘endure for years’

    Just when you thought your day was going great, the world drops some sad news on us. In what is a pretty big surprise and a resounding bummer, Jon Stewart has abruptly announced that he will be stepping down from The Daily Show. According to A.V. Club, Stewart broke the news of his retirement to the audience at the taping of tonight’s episode. Many conjecture that the move is made

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    Larry Wilmore’s Nightly Show policy: Keep it 100

    There’s no denying, that when Stephen Colbert announced he would take over David Letterman’s post at the Late Show on CBS, comedy fans experienced a tsunami of bittersweet wash over them. Sure, we were thrilled that Colbert had become such a media force that suits at late night network television felt the fake news man could attract viewers away from basic cable. But, then there was also this feeling of,

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    Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart Midterm Election coverage last night end of an era

    For many, last night was a mix of emotions. For some it was a day to proudly cast a vote, making their voices heard and fulfilling an age-old civic duty. For those opposed, it was a day to protest through inaction, decrying what they see as a faulty system. For the apathetic and possibly comedy-inclined, it was a day to eat Funyuns, try to figure out that whole “Alex from

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