Conan O'Brien Tells Jon Stewart About His Trip to Cuba
by Megh Wright Conan O'Brien visited The Daily Show last night to talk about next week's Conan special in Cuba, and it turns out that O'Brien and his crew almost didn't make it into the country and got stuck in a tiny building watching Gilmore Girls in Spanish. Thanks to some luck and friendly Canad... [Read More]
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 Jas... [Read More]
TBS orders family road trip series from Jason Jones and Samantha Bee
Good news, complicated news today for fans of Comedy Central's The Daily Show. Good news: TBS has ordered 10 episodes of a still-untitled sitcom starring Jason Jones as a father leading his wife and two kids on a family vacation that hits road bump after road bump. Jones co-wrote the pilot and execu... [Read More]
Jon Stewart to Rudy Giuliani: "You Know You're Not the Mayor of 9/11, Right?"
by Megh Wright Former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani has recently come under fire for some offensive comments he made about President Obama's patriotism for America and that he didn't "live through September 11th," and Jon Stewart took him to task on last night's Daily Show to give him a friendly... [Read More]
Employee of the Month: Jon Stewart, interviewed by Catie Lazarus
When Jon Stewart suddenly announced last week that he'd be stepping down from The Daily Show later this year, after almost 17 years hosting the late-night satirical news program on Comedy Central, many viewers and fans wanted more answers. They'd get them Thursday night, when Stewart sat down for an... [Read More]
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 S... [Read More]
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 ... [Read More]
Jessica Williams won’t host Daily Show. Do you have a problem with that?
If anything out of the Hot Tub Time Machine canon is wrong, do we really want to be right? I feel…. No. That’s barely even living, really. And so began the collective breaking of all our hearts when Jessica Williams, perhaps The Daily Show’s liveliest correspondent, got on Twitter... [Read More]
Jon Stewart is leaving The Daily Show, so what happens next?
Before leaving for a regularly scheduled vacation last weekend, Jon Stewart surprised everyone watching The Daily Show that he'd be taking a more permanent vacation, retiring by the end of his 17th year at the helm of Comedy Central's preeminent late-night news satire program. Here he was, in his ow... [Read More]
Jessica Williams Is Not Interested in Hosting 'The Daily Show'
by Megh Wright Since Jon Stewart announced that he's leaving his post at The Daily Show sometime this year, breakout correspondent Jessica Williams has been at the top of many fans' lists for possible candidates to take over the show. Unfortunately, if you're rooting for Williams, there's one import... [Read More]