The streamer is teasing its forthcoming “The Problem With Jon Stewart,” which will apparently include the former “Daily Show” host grilling U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen.
Stewart will host an hour-long, current affairs series that will explore topics of national interest as well as his advocacy work, the streaming service said Tuesday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jon Stewart gave a heartfelt send-off to Larry Wilmore Thursday as “The Nightly Show” ended its 19-month run. “I just decided to stop by and tell you, I love you,” Stewart said to Wilmore as the audience cheered. Stewart, a producer of “The Nightly Show,” featured Wilmore as “Senior Black Correspondent” […]
Stewart, 53, who became an icon in entertainment and political commentary during his 16-year run as host of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, will be launching his new program on HBO “sometime in September or October,” according to the network’s programming president, Casey Bloys.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jon Stewart has told Donald Trump’s supporters they can’t take America back, because they “don’t own” the country in a riff that mirrored his signature segments on “The Daily Show.” Stewart was back behind a late night desk Thursday night, joining former Comedy Central colleague Stephen Colbert on a live version […]
TV news is corrupt and incentivized to accentuate conflict over clarity, with Washington’s media and politicians constituting “an incredibly corrupt and blinded, symbiotic terrarium,” according to Jon Stewart. The comic-satirist and longtime TV host left no doubt that he’s not softened toward the media, government or the political process since exiting The Daily Show during an appearance at the University of Chicago.
NEW YORK (AP) — Fresh from “The Daily Show,” Jon Stewart has signed on with HBO in an exclusive four-year production pact. HBO said Tuesday the partnership will start with short-form digital content to be showcased on HBO Now, HBO Go and other platforms. His first project will entail timely short-form digital content created with […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The former host of “The Daily Show” and his wife are transforming their New Jersey farm into a sanctuary for neglected animals. Jon and Tracey Stewart announced their plan Saturday while being honored by the animal advocacy group Farm Sanctuary. The property in Middletown, New Jersey, will be the fourth sanctuary […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Jon Stewart said goodbye to “The Daily Show” on Thursday, America’s foremost satirist of politicians and the media ushered out by Bruce Springsteen and a reunion of the many colleagues that he worked with during 16 years as host. “Guess what? Stewart said. “I’ve got big news. This is it.” Armed […]
The Wall Street Journal Senior Editor Chris Farley reports on Jon Stewart’s legacy, influence on latenight TV and the Daily Show’s impact on how people perceive real news.
To engage privately with the president in his inner sanctum at two sensitive moments — previously unreported meetings that are listed in the White House visitor logs and confirmed by three former Obama aides — speaks volumes about Stewart and his reach, which goes well beyond the million or so viewers who tune into The Daily Show on most weeknights. Love Stewart’s jokes or hate them, he has proven to be a unique voice who is capable of turning in-the-weeds policy discussions into viral video sensations that the country is still talking about the next morning.
President Barack Obama criticized the media Tuesday for letting its fascination with “shiny objects” distract from more important issues. “The media are a bunch of different medias. Some get on my nerves more than others,” the president said during an appearance on The Daily Show, his last with Jon Stewart as host. Stewart had asked Obama whether the media was “inflammatory” and “focused on the wrong things.”
NEW YORK (AP) — Jon Stewart enters the home stretch of his 16 years on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” on Monday, with 12 more nights of jokes at the expense of those who make and report the news before he signs off for good on Aug. 6. Stewart’s exit, the latest in a year […]
Jon Stewart now has a firm departure date from Comedy Central’s The Daily Show. The comic announced on Monday’s program that he will leave the show after its Aug. 6 broadcast.
Stewart’s decision to retire as host of the satirical news show after 16 years has left liberal America in mourning. So why is he leaving just before an election — and what will happen when he steps out from behind the desk?
Before choosing Chuck Todd to host Meet the Press, NBC News President Deborah Turness held negotiations with Jon Stewart about hosting Meet the Press, according to three senior television sources with knowledge of the talks. One source explained that NBC was prepared to offer Stewart virtually “anything” to bring him over. “They were ready to back the Brink’s truck up,” the source said.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jon Stewart is back, and the shaggy beard he grew over the summer is gone. In his return Tuesday, “The Daily Show” host quickly referenced stories he missed — Paula Deen, Anthony Weiner’s alter ego “Carlos Danger” and Miley Cyrus’ sultry MTV dance — then took up the challenge of trying […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Pick your pundit when Bill O’Reilly and Jon Stewart face off for a special 90-minute debate about the 2012 presidential race. The host of Fox News Channel’s “The O’Reilly Factor” and the anchor of Comedy Central’s fake newscast “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” have announced they will clash in the […]
This year’s New Establishment list identifies the top 50 of an innovative new breed of buccaneering visionaries, engineering prodigies, and entrepreneurs — The Age of Information gives way to a burgeoning Age of Technology. Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg claims the top spot, while South Park‘s Trey Parker and Matt Stone are also on board.