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Jon Stewart, a Sarcastic Critic of Politics and Media, Signs Off

Mr. Stewart attracted a generation of viewers ready to embrace an outlier whose exaggerations, in their view, carried more truth than conventional newscasts.   Read More... http://rss.nytimes.com/c/34625/f/640354/s/48bebe87/sc/38/l/0L0Snytimes0N0C20A150C0A80C0A60Cbusiness0Cmedia0Cjon0Estewart0Ea0Esarcastic0Ecritic0Eof0Epolitics0Eand0Emedia0Esigns0Eoff0Bhtml0Dpartner0Frss0Gemc0Frss/story01.htm

Lewis Black calls Jon Stewart the 'Walter Cronkite of his generation'

Long before Jon Stewart would find himself behind the Daily Show desk for 16 years and before Lewis Black would host Back in Black on the Comedy Central staple, the comedians met on the comedy club circuit as they worked to launch their careers. As one of the few Daily Show ...   Read More... http://feeds.ew.com/~r/entertainmentweekly/tv/coverage/~3/6kF0u8UDJUM/lewis-black-jon-stewart-daily-show-walter-cronkite-interview

Denis Leary to Jon Stewart: 'What the f--- is wrong with you?'

Tuesdays edition of The Daily Show included the last-ever appearance from Denis Leary, who used his final on-air moments with Jon Stewart to make a plea for the host to stay. I think I speak for everybody here, and the people who work for you obviously []   Read More... http://feeds.ew.com/~r/entertainmentweekly/tv/coverage/~3/QSzdnChtU10/denis-leary-jon-stewart

The Daily Shows Nuttiest Guests Regret Nothing

  In honor of Jon Stewart's impending retirement, tonight The Daily Show answered one of the biggest mysteries about the show: are the crazy people in the field pieces real? The answer is yes, as Jessica Williams proved in a segment titled, "Guess Whos Still Returning Our Calls?" Williams checked in with some former guests, and they say they were happy with how they were portrayed on the show though Harlem pastor James David Manning has an update on his claim that Obama is Hitler, and some troubling news about the secret ingredient that makes Starbucks lattes taste so good.   Read More...   http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2015/08/daily-shows-nuttiest-guests-regret-nothing.html

The Daily Show: What Ed Helms, Olivia Munn and Larry Wilmore Learned from Jon Stewart

Former and current 'Daily Show' correspondents recall their favorite moments from working with host Jon Stewart.   Read More... http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2015/08/03/daily-show-correspondents-jon-stewart-interview/?mod=WSJBlog

Amy Schumer and Denis Leary Among Jon Stewart's Final Guests on 'Daily Show'

Jon Stewart announces three guests that will join him on 'The Daily Show' before he bids goodbye on August 6.   Read More... http://www.aceshowbiz.com/news/view/00086379.html

Jon Stewarts Final The Daily Show Guests Are All Comedians

  As Jon Stewart prepares to sign off The Daily Show for good next week, he revealed the names of the guests who'll join him on his final episodes: Amy Schumer, Louis C.K., and Denis Leary are all set to send Jon off before his August 6 finale. Recently, Stewart called both Leary and Louis two of his favorite guests because "I get to not work [and] fuck around with them for five minutes," since they're his friends. (Stewart recently performed stand-up for the first time in years following a set from Louis.) Leary himself tweeted earlier this month that he'd be a guest on The Daily Show on August 4 for "the final 'Go Fuck Yourself' with a 40 person choir." Details of Stewart's final show are, of course, a mystery but we do know it'll air for an hour after a marathon of memorable of TDS episodes.   Read More...   http://www.vulture.com/2015/07/jon-stewart-reveals-final-daily-show-guests.html

'Daily Show' Alum Wyatt Cenac to Topline TBS Alien Pilot From 'Office' Boss

The cast of the Greg Daniels and Conan O'Brien half-hour 'The Group' includes Ana Gasteyer and Oscar Nunez.   Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/oqZ-QxDx-k8/story01.htm

Tom Cruise To Jon Stewart: M:I-6 Is Already In The Works

Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation opens Friday, but with rave reviews piling up, Tom Cruise and company dont want to waste any time getting started M:I-6 . Were starting to work on it now, Cruise told Stewart last night on The Daily Show . We'll probably start shooting it next summer."   Read More... http://deadline.com/2015/07/tom-cruise-mi6-mission-impossible-rogue-nation-1201487279/

Trevor Noah on how he's changing 'The Daily Show'

The Daily Show is really going to change whenTrevor Noah takes over the Comedy Central series this fall.One big switchoff the bat: Noah says hell focus less on Jon Stewarts favorite source of outrage, Fox News. The Daily Show was based on an emerging 24 hour news cycle,...   Read More... http://feeds.ew.com/~r/entertainmentweekly/tv/coverage/~3/7Ka-hpUk_cc/trevor-noah-daily-show-fox
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