• Indecision 2000: How Jon Stewart made Fake News become real news

    Late night comedians have become the signal within the noise of information in today’s tsunami of 24-hour news coverage. They have the unique ability to follow the punches to the face from 2018’s outrageous midterm election headlines with the first aid of laughter.  Many television historians credit Jon Stewart with being the original comedy newsman. By the end of his tenure at The Daily Show, Rolling Stone had named Stewart  “the

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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 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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    Jon Stewart announces Daily Show departure date. Win tickets to final taping (Video)

    Jon Stewart announced that the end of his historic reign at Comedy Central will end on Aug. 6. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart loses its iconic host after 16 years behind the satirical-news desk. Stewart annonuced his retirement back in February to the shock and surprise of his fans. He told viewers that they didn’t deserve “an even slightly restless host” and that he had no specific plans for his

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    Daily Show names Trevor Noah as Jon Stewart’s successor

    Comedy Central has chosen an heir— Trevor Noah will replace Jon Stewart as host of The Daily Show. Jon Stewart shocked fans in February when he unexpectedly announced that he will be leaving The Daily Show after 17 years. Just when speculation over David Letterman and Craig Ferguson’s replacements had wrapped up, the Internet could not stop coming up with moronic successor lists for the “restless host.” The #JonStewartReplacements tweets

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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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    Jon Stewart to Seth Rollins: You’re entering a world of hurt! (Video)

    Jon Stewart may be leaving The Daily Show later this year, but there’s still plenty of time for the 52-year-old late night host to engage in a new on-air rivalry. During WWE’s Monday Night Raw this past week, wrestler/actor-in-spandex Seth Rollins fired shots at The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Rollins talked about how he’s so awesome and how he should be the new host of Comedy Central’s fake news

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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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    Watch Jon Stewart’s Daily Show retirement announcement (Video)

    Shocking news broke yesterday that Jon Stewart announced he will step down from his award-winning Comedy Central series The Daily Show with Jon Stewart later this year. Stewart told his live studio audience last night during the taping, vaguely explaining that The Daily Show and its fans don’t deserve “an even slightly restless host.” Word quickly spread on the Internet and the reports were soon followed by an official statement

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    Jon Stewart calls Congress bill “the Bill Cosby of legislation” (Video)

    Congress recently passed the sneaky Cromnibus spending bill last week and Daily Show host Jon Stewart was not about to let politicians’ bullshit go undetected, calling it “the Bill Cosby of legislation.” The 1,600-page budget bill is a routine piece of legislation that decides how to spend $1.1 trillion of federal money. There are plenty of standard items such as the defense budget and education spending. But as Stewart points

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    Jon Stewart on Eric Garner: I need more f*cking time (Video)

    Only days after the disappointing Grand Jury decision out of Ferguson, MO, the nation is confused and outraged over Wednesday’s Grand Jury decision to not indict the officer who killed Staten Island man Eric Garner. The shocking Eric Garner decision took even comedian Jon Stewart aback on Wednesday’s episode of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. “I don’t know. I honestly don’t know what to say,” Stewart laments on the

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    Steve Carell, Jon Stewart chat Foxcatcher, parenting on Daily Show (Video)

    Steve Carell is receiving a lot of praise for his role as paranoid-schizophrenic Olympic wrestling coach John du Pont in Foxcatcher. Comedy Central fake news host Jon Stewart is another on the long list of people declaring the former Daily Show correspondent “truly remarkable”. Carell, who is known for his upbeat comedic roles in 40-Year-Old Virgin and Anchorman, explores a darker dramatic character in du Pont, who coached the infamous

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    Watch: Jason Jones replaces Jon Stewart on The Daily Show… for a day

    Jon Stewart was surprisingly absent from last night’s episode of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. With former guest host John Oliver on HBO with his own fake news show, it was time for another Daily Show correspondent to step up. Jason Jones filled in Stewart’s seat, informing the audience that the Rosewater director was sick and that he would lead us through the evening’s absurd news commentary.

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