Jon Stewart to Make History Special | Broadcasting & Cable
Jon Stewart, who knows a thing or two about irony, will create a two-hour special on a perfect target—the U.S. naturalization process—for History Channel, to air in the fourth quarter. Stewart's show, The Naturalized, is among the highlights of History's most substantial programming investment ever. The network's robust slate of specials and series, to be announced May 14 at History's upfront presentation, ranges from a sweeping 12-part series about the creation of America, to a critical exa... [Read More]
Why We Can't Get Enough of Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert and Bill Maher | AlterNet
That's My Bush! and Lil' Bush bookend the Bush presidency. Both proved popular with audiences, but more important, both served as vehicles for processing the "meaning" of the president in real time (as does the news). If the president himself spends great effort in manufacturing and shaping his own imagery (again, as does the press), then it is rather significant that satirical television programming does the same, for the president is nothing if not symbolic. [Read More]
Download Last Night's Daily Show Free | Comedy Central Insider
If you're not content to watch The Daily Show on TV or stream it online, but you also don't want to shell out the money for a paid download, you're in luck, you cheap, picky bastard. Starting today and for the next three Fridays, you can download a different episode of The Daily Show free. [Read More]
Jon Stewart: Media Powerhouse or Rank Partisan?
The clash between "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart and "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer has, yet again, raised the question of just how powerful Stewart is when it comes to influencing the national political debate on a daily basis [Read More]
Jon Stewart and Jim Cramer: The Extended Daily Show Interview
Jim Cramer and Jon Stewart went toe-to-toe on tv, but you didn't see everything. Much of the interview had to be cut for time. But this is the internet, where all we have is time. So, here now, is the exclusive, uncensored, complete three-part interview. [Read More]
Jon Stewart's Attack on CNBC Drives Traffic
Jon Stewart's evisceration of CNBC has become a boon to Comedy Central Digital, resulting in the highest traffic and video stream numbers this year for its collection of Web sites. [Read More]
Jim Cramer is firing back at Jon Stewart
Jon Stewart didn't take kindly to CNBC pundit Jim Cramer dismissing his Comedy Central program as a mere "variety show." "You make me sound like I'm some kind of buffoon, just flapping my arms with crazy buttons and wacky sound effects," the host of "The Daily Show" said Tuesday night. He then cut to a clip of Cramer on his CNBC show "Mad Money," punching buttons that make wacky sound effects. Ouch. [Read More]
CNBC stays mum after takedown by Jon Stewart
CNBC reporter Rick Santelli just took it on the chin from Jon Stewart. Santelli and his network wouldn't comment Thursday on Stewart's brutal takedown during Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" on Wednesday. [Read More]
Variety Celebrates 10 Years of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
Variety is celebrating the 10 years of Jon Stewart-y amazingness with a series of articles. [Read More]
‘The Daily Show' Going Live Inauguration Day
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart will be going live next Tuesday, the day of Barack Obama's swearing in as President of the United States. Going live that evening at 11 p.m. will give the writers on the show a chance to pick apart Obama's speech (and the media "analysis" that is sure to follow). The Daily Show has gone live before, most notably on election night for its one-hour Indecision specials. [Read More]