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Jon Stewart leaves The Daily Show after 16 years

Jon Stewart leaves The Daily Show after 16 years

Jon Stewart bowed out of The Daily Show this week – his final show aired on Thursday (6th August). Stewart has been the host of The Daily Show since 1999 where he replaced Craig Kilborn. His successor is South African comedian Trevor Noah who begins his tenure on Monday 28th September. When Jon took over the programme from Kilborn he made it his own and developed the show into something totally different to what Kilborn was offering before him. The…

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Jon Stewart announces date of his final Daily Show broadcast

Jon Stewart announces date of his final Daily Show broadcast

Jon Stewart has confirmed the date he will step down as host of The Daily Show. His final show will air Thursday 6th August. He made the announcement during the taping of Monday night’s programme. He told viewers “I will be wearing a suit… I will more than likely be showered”. Comedian Trevor Noah takes over as Daily Show host later this year. The premiere date for his tenure is yet to be confirmed. The Hollywood Reporter – “Jon Stewart…

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Jon Stewart stepping down from The Daily Show this year

Jon Stewart stepping down from The Daily Show this year

Jon Stewart announced last night (Tuesday) he’s going to be stepping down from The Daily Show later this year. He’s been the host of the long-running franchise since 1999. He made the announcement to a shocked audience during last night’s taping of the show: Seventeen years is the longest I have ever held a job by sixteen years and five months. The upshot therebeing I am a terrible employee. In my heart I know it is time for someone else…

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John Oliver bids emotional farewell to The Daily Show

John Oliver bids emotional farewell to The Daily Show

John Oliver bid farewell to The Daily Show on Thursday. The Daily Show’s British correspondent is leaving the programme to host a weekly news series on HBO. Oliver’s Daily Show departure was an emotional one when he was surprised by Jon Stewart with a send-off. He thought he was going to be doing a segment on British tabloids spying on the Royals but of course this was a setup for his surprise farewell. John asked “Are we not doing the…

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