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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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Nominees for the Primetime Emmy Awards announced

Nominees for the Primetime Emmy Awards announced

The nominations for the 2015 Primetime Emmy Awards have been announced and the Late Show With David Letterman is nominated six times including being up for the coveted Outstanding Variety Talk Series award. Fellow former talk show The Colbert Report is also up for the same award alongside other popular nominees including The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and The Daily Show With Jon Stewart. Outstanding Variety Talk Series: The Colbert Report – Comedy Central The Daily Show With Jon…

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Comedy Central Extra drops The Daily Show

Comedy Central Extra drops The Daily Show

UK viewers will no longer be able to watch The Daily Show With Jon Stewart on Comedy Central Extra as the channel is “moving away from talk shows and focusing on other genres of comedy” according to the broadcaster. The Daily Show With Jon Stewart has aired on the UK version of Comedy Central and Comedy Central Extra since 2012. As we only have a few months before Jon Stewart’s final episode on the 6th August you would logically think…

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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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Trevor Noah announced as new host of The Daily Show

Trevor Noah announced as new host of The Daily Show

Trevor Noah has been announced as the new host of The Daily Show on Comedy Central when Jon Stewart steps down later this year. The South African 31 year old comedian made his debut appearance on The Daily Show With Jon Stewart last December as an on-air contributor. After only three appearances on the programme he’s been confirmed as the new host to take over before the end of 2015. The New York Times reports Noah said “you don’t believe…

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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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