• 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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    Trevor Noah announces Loud and Clear arena tour

    Comedian Trevor Noah announced a 6-month, 28-city tour on Monday. The Loud and Clear tour will start in Toronto on January 11, 2019. Other major stops include, Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, and Philadelphia. The first part of the tour comes to a close in Houston on June 22. The Daily Show with Trevor Noah host then has a three-month break and officially concludes his shows in Medford, MA on November 15.

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    Seth Meyers midterm election coverage will be live on Late Night

    NBC’s twilight talk show Late Night With Seth Meyers will go live on Election Night to offer the nation some “real-time commentary and analysis on the day’s consequential midterm elections,” according to the network’s official press release. Meyers, the former Saturday Night Live writer and host of Weekend Update, will air his show on Tuesday, November 6 at 12:35 a.m. ET, just hours after polls close and the majority of

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    Daily Show, Trevor Noah add Jaboukie Young-White to fake news team

    Jaboukie Young-White is the newest (and youngest) correspondent for The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, Comedy Central announced Thursday. Young-White joins The World’s Fakest News Team alongside Noah, Ronny Chieng, Michael Kosta, Desi Lydic, Dulcé Sloan, and Roy Wood Jr. Audiences will enjoy the latest addition to the crew immediately. Everyone has been talking about the 24-year-old Chicago native. Variety put him on this year’s 20 Comedians You Should and Will

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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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    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’s Aasif Mandvi and Funny Or Die launch ‘Halal in the Family.’ Watch all four episodes now.

    Family sitcoms of the 80’s followed a tried and true formula: an out of touch but well-meaning dad, the peacemaker mom, cool but combative teenage kids and a corny but catchy theme song that tied it all together. While the recipe for a successful comedy has long since evolved, some modern day funnymen are using the old school technique to spread a message of tolerance. Halal In The Family, a

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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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    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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    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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