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News for The Daily Show

Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" Executive Team to Remain with Late-Night Flagship Franchise

"Steve, Jen, Tim, Jill and Adam have been key architects of 'The Daily Show's' success, and we are excited that they will continue at the core of the creative team working with Trevor Noah as the show evolves," said Michele Ganeless.   Read More... http://www.thefutoncritic.com/news/2015/07/29/comedy-centrals-the-daily-show-executive-team-to-remain-with-late-night-flagship-franchise-827015/20150729comedycentral01/

Jon Stewart Reveals Truth About Alleged Secret White House Meetings (Video)

Jon Stewart dropped by Tuesdays episode of The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore to talk about his alleged secret meetings with President Obama at the White House. Stewart, referred to as the Senior Dont Give a Shit Anymore correspondent by Wilmore, shed some light on how the president must be feeling as he heads into the final stretch of his term. Is it true Obama called you down to the White House like twice for secret meetings? Wilmore asked, referring to the Politico story that alleged Stewart visited the White House for clandestine meetings with the president.   Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/jon-stewart-reveals-truth-about-alleged-secret-white-house-meetings-video/

'Daily Show's' Trevor Noah Flashes Media Savvy at Critic-Packed L.A. Performance

The comedian appeared to win a lot of favor with an hour-plus set that commented on the media's handling of race, profiling and terrorism.   Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/pwwSDS73i-E/story01.htm

Jon Stewart Left Speechless by Mike Huckabees Door of Oven Comments (Video)

Jon Stewart became famous by verbally letting loose on politicians and media elite, but last night he said it all without saying a word. The Daily Show host was left speechless by presidential candidate Mike Huckabees controversial comments about Israel, in which he said the American ally was being brought to the door of the oven via President Obamas nuclear deal with Iran. Stewart replayed Huckabees comments several times, responding with facial cringes and loud grunts.   Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/jon-stewart-left-speechless-by-mike-huckabees-door-of-oven-comments-video/

Jon Stewart Does an Entire Daily Show Segment Without Saying a Word

The "Daily Show" host decided to put a running gag to the test last night by doing a segment only with "stupid faces" and "grunts."   Read More... http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2015/07/28/jon-stewart-does-an-entire-daily-show-segment-without-saying-a-word/?mod=WSJBlog

Jon Stewart on Leaving Daily Show, Convincing Bush to Invade Iraq and Doing Standup at 80 (Video)

Jon Stewart is looking both forwards and backwards as he nears the end of his run as the host of Comedy Centrals The Daily Show. During an audience Q&A before the taping of Mondays show, Stewart fielded questions about his least favorite thing about his job, whether hell go back to doing stand-up, and which public figure has provided him with the most material. George W. Bush did not want to invade Iraq, he joked. And then I called him and I said, do a brother a solid.'   Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/jon-stewart-on-leaving-daily-show-convincing-bush-to-invade-iraq-and-doing-standup-at-80-video/

Comedy Central Announces Premiere Dates for 'South Park', 'The Daily Show With Trevor Noah', 'Nathan for You' & More

Trevor Noah makes his debut as the host of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning The Daily Show on Monday, September 28.   Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Tvbythenumbers/~3/ikRP3gXtED4/

'The Daily Show' Producer Admits "Blind Spots" on Race

"One of the reasons that these topics are generally good fodder for us to deal with at the show is because theyre difficult to talk about," an executive producer of the show said in an interview.   Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/7wZm0l12wls/story01.htm

Jon Stewart Likens Media Coverage of Donald Trump to Incessant Masturbation (Video)

Jon Stewart lambasted the media on Wednesdays Daily Show for continued overcoverage of Donald Trump, though the Comedy Central host admitted to somewhat getting off on the circus a bit himself. Trumps campaign has captured Americas inability to turn away from man-made disasters, Stewart opined. He added that the news coverage wasmuch like incessant masturbation eventually you feel a deep sense of shame. Not enough to stop you from doing it entirely, but enough to slow you down a bit, the comedian added.   Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/donald-trump-jon-stewart-incessant-masturbation-iran-nuclear-deal-comedy-central/

Jon Stewart is auctioning off Daily Show suits

After 16 years behind the desk of The Daily Show , Jon Stewart will be signing off for good in just a few weeks, on Aug. 6and he wont be taking his buttoned-up wardrobe with him. As reported by The Guardian , Stewart has put 19 of his Daily Show suits up for auction on...   Read More... http://feeds.ew.com/~r/entertainmentweekly/tv/coverage/~3/FlN2hDAvcEg/jon-stewart-auctioning-daily-show-suits
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