Brian Williams - Jon Stewart Is Indispensable | Comedy Central Insider
Newsweek has come out with a list of the decade's top "Influencers," and Jon Stewart ranked second. Even better, they let Brian Williams write the accompanying profile, and he said a lot of nice things [Read More]
Fox News Just Can't Stop Responding to Jon Stewart's Comedy Program | Gawker
Tonight, Bill O'Reilly's guest couldn't let Jon Stewart jest and jape at his expense without a rebuttal. Bernard Goldberg is a Fox News commentator, but it seems like he's also an aspiring satirist himself.. [Read More]
'Daily Show' Producers, Writers Say They're Serious about Media Criticism | Poynter Online
"I feel like there are lot of critics of the government but there are very few critics of the media who have an audience and are credible and keep a watch on things," said "Daily Show" writer Elliott Kalan. "That's a role that we provide that we take very seriously." [Read More]
14 Potential Replacements For Jon Stewart On ‘The Daily Show' | The Laugh Track
After a few weeks of summer vacation, Jon Stewart will return with new episodes of "The Daily Show" on September 14. But, what if he didn't return? He has ruled the roost for mocking the news for a full decade now, and who knows… perhaps the time off got him thinking about what he'll do next. After all, a real news anchor named Charles Gibson announced his retirement from ABC while Stewart was gone. We started wondering, how would "The Daily Show" go on without Stewart? Whom could we get to ... [Read More]
New role for 'Daily Show' reporter Aasif Mandvi
Most people know Aasif Mandvi as one of 'The Daily Show's' sarcastic and witty correspondents. Most people know Aasif Mandvi as one of the sarcastic and witty correspondents on "The Daily Show." So his latest role will take a lot of people by surprise: Mandvi plays a Middle Eastern detainee in "The Response," a courtroom drama based on actual transcripts of the Guantanamo Bay military tribunals. [Read More]
Rob Riggle - New York City Decider Interview
Comic actor (and former U.S. Marine) Rob Riggle has appeared in bit parts on Arrested Development, Human Giant, and The Office, though most know him for the last two years he spent as a correspondent—and go-to guy for man-child antics—on The Daily Show. Riggle ended his run with the show in December, but he's not going anywhere: He's currently developing a comedy for CBS in which he'll star, a shift from the smaller parts he's known to play. But first: a well-deserved respite from the rigors... [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]
Rob Riggle - Decider Interview
Rob Riggle spoke with Decider to chat about his life sans Daily Show and the bullies who picked on him as a kid. [Read More]
Ed Helms Signs Up for Time Travel Civil War Comedy
From /film comes word that Ed Helms will be writing and starring in a movie about a Civil War re-enactor who is sent back in time to the actual Civil War. It basically sounds like The Red Badge of Courage, only intentionally funny. [Read More]
Daily Show's John Oliver Goes To The White House
The White House briefing room is getting a visit from the Daily Show Wednesday. Correspondent John Oliver is speaking with White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs and several members of the press corps at the White House for an upcoming segment for the Comedy Central show. [Read More]