Episode #28: Hasan Minhaj
I first caught up Hasan Minhaj in 2012 on the set of the MTV show he was hosting called Failosophy. Hasan only has succeeded since then, and on a global scale, too. Literally. He hosted a documentary special ‘Stand Up Planet’ for PBS produced by The Bill and Melinda Gates Found... [Read More]
Roy Wood Jr. Doesn’t Just Want To Cover Black Issues On The Daily Show
Get More: Comedy Central,Funny Videos,Funny TV Shows This week, we all finally got to see Trevor Noah fill in as the new host of The Daily Show on Comedy Central. Apart Trevor’s debut it also was the first look at Roy Wood Jr. on the show which received great reviews as he spoke about the ... [Read More]
7 things to expect from “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” launching tonight
Tonight, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah will premiere across all Viacom stations. It’s a big step in the evolution of the show. While previous host, Jon Stewart wasn’t the first host of the show, he certainly was the most influential, solidifying the look and feel of the show and bringi... [Read More]
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah: Photos from the new set
A new era of The Daily Show begins Monday, and we now have a sneak peek of what it’ll look like.During a Q&A with reporters on Friday, new host Trevor Noah gave a first look at the set. While the setup is similar to Jon Stewart’s, there are several new features that stand out: a logo with “TDS,” the skyline in the background, and a big touch screen. “You can touch it and it will tell you your heart rate,” Noah joked. ... [Read More]
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart goes out with Emmy Awards for Outstanding Variety Talk Series and writing awards
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart closed out its 16-year run on Comedy Central with two more big Emmy Award wins on Sunday night, earning the prizes for both writing in a variety series as well as the newly split category for outstanding variety talk series. Of course, most of the correspondents, writ... [Read More]
Behind the scenes at Colbert’s Late Show premiere: 7 deep cuts
Being in the audience for the premiere of Colbert's Late Show: great privilege, or the greatest? Put me down for “greatest.” The post Behind the scenes at Colbert’s Late Show premiere: 7 deep cuts appeared first on Third Beat.... [Read More]
Jon Stewart: The Godfather of Late-Night TV in 2015
Jon Stewart's talking head might not appear on our TVs four nights a week any longer, but his name and his influence is perhaps even farther reaching now that he's gone, imprinted into the four most vital late-night TV shows of 2015. Note: Most vital. Not most viral. The Jimmys (Fallon and Kimmel) m... [Read More]
Ronny Chieng to be correspondent on new-look Daily Show
Melbourne comedian joins Desi Lydic and Roy Wood on US show to be hosted by South African standup Trevor Noah, who replaces Jon StewartIt’s quite a way to ring in your 30s – being named as the Daily Show’s newest team member. But Ronny Chieng is full of surprises, not least for his... [Read More]
Jon Stewart attacks John Cena with steel chair at SummerSlam, turns heel
Jon Stewart would be the lead story today on The Daily Show and not for reasons one would expect after leaving the chair he sat in for the last 16 years. Instead, he occupied a chair by different means. Stewart hosted last night’s WWE extravaganza known as SummerSlam. This year it took place i... [Read More]
Check Out Some Clips from WWE’s SummerSlam with Jon Stewart
Jon Stewart made his first television appearance last night since leaving The Daily Show as host of WWE’s SummerSlam in Brooklyn, and he did not disappoint. Check out a clip from Stewart’s opening monologue above (“You know, I’ve spent the past 16 years talking about politics... [Read More]