Posts tagged "Jon Stewart"

Trevor Noah to Succeed Jon Stewart as ‘Daily Show’ Host

Trevor Noah will have some big shoes to fill.

By: Peggy Truong / March 30, 2015

Watch Jon Stewart Announce His ‘Daily Show’ Retirement (Have Tissues Ready)

Hours after news broke that Jon Stewart had told his audience he was leaving The Daily Show during Tuesday’s taping, the episode aired and yes, the announcement was included.

If you can’t watch sad things in the morning, here are some excerpts from the 3-minute clip. (Don’t worry, he included some sweet and…

By: Peggy Truong / February 11, 2015

Jon Stewart Is Leaving ‘The Daily Show’

It’s the end of an era.

Jon Stewart has announced that he will be stepping down as the host of The Daily Show during a taping on Tuesday.

A statement from Comedy Central has since confirmed the 52-year-old’s departure from the satirical news program.

By: Gabrielle Chung / February 10, 2015

Move Over Kim Kardashian! Steve Carell, Jon Stewart & Stephen Colbert Attempt to Break the Internet

Steve Carell, Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert are trying to #BreakTheInternet.

Like Kim Kardashian, these men know what the people want to see, a sexy, shirtless video! So, they decided to go shirtless and post a video on Instagram. Check out the hilarious post below!

By: Jess Cohen / February 6, 2015

Stephen Colbert Got the Ultimate Celebrity Send Off on the Last ‘Colbert Report’ Ever

It eventually had to happen.

With the start date of his next job just around the corner, Stephen Colbert signed off one last time on The Colbert Report Thursday night. If you missed it (what could possibly have been more important than the last Report?!) and only have time to watch a few…

By: Peggy Truong / December 19, 2014

Watch: Like You, Jon Stewart Wants to Rip Benedict Cumberbatch’s Clothes Off

Jon Stewart is not that different from the rest of us. On Tuesday, he proudly announced to guest Benedict Cumberbatch the following wish:…

By: Peggy Truong / November 19, 2014

Reese Witherspoon, Jake Gyllenhaal, Channing Tatum Among Those Peddling Their Wares at This Year’s Toronto International Film Festival

As with every year, the Toronto International Film Festival marks the unofficial start of awards season; Memorial Day for Oscar enthusiasts. Today the festival announced its lineup and it should be a veritable parade of stars looking to kick-start their Oscar campaigns.

By: Robert Kessler / July 22, 2014

Who Will Replace David Letterman? Our Top 5 Picks

When David Letterman announced he’d be retiring in 2015 yesterday, the Internet shed a collective tear, and then immediately started buzzing about who would take his place as CBS’ future Late Show host. While many of the names bandied about are already talk show hosts, a few names thrown into the mix are a bit…

By: Barbara DeFranco / April 4, 2014

Watch John Oliver Get Emotional as He Says Goodbye to ‘The Daily Show’

Last night marked John Oliver‘s last night on The Daily Show, as he’s leaving to start his own HBO show. Jon Stewart marked the occasion with a very sweet tribute to Oliver’s seven years on the show.

By: Robert Kessler / December 20, 2013

Jon Stewart Goes Miley for His Return to ‘The Daily Show’

After a hiatus this summer, Jon Stewart has returned to his rightful place at the desk of The Daily Show with Jon StewartStewart took a leave of absence to film Rosewater in Jordan. But upon his return to America, all was not right with our favorite “news”man.

By: Robert Kessler / September 4, 2013

This Summer in … TV

Summer is not, traditionally, television’s strongest season. Most shows run on a fall to spring schedule, leaving us without our favorite characters on the warmest nights. But this summer there were some interesting trends, especially on cable and Netflix which shy away from the traditional fall-to-spring model.

By: Robert Kessler / September 2, 2013

Stephen Colbert Throws an All-Star Daft Punk Dance Party

What do you do when Daft Punk is a no-show? Throw an all-star dance party to their hit, “Get Lucky,” without them, of course.

That’s what Stephen Colbert did on Colbert Report Tuesday, calling on the likes of Hugh Laurie, Jeff Bridges, Bryan Cranston, Jimmy Fallon, Matt Damon, the Rockettes, Jon Stewart (via…

By: Cory Lopez / August 7, 2013

Casting the Inevitable Anthony Weiner Biopic

At this point, the only certainties in life are death, taxes and an upcoming Anthony Weiner biopic. Sure, one hasn’t been announced yet, but that doesn’t mean we can’t start speculating who will play the cybersex fan/politician. From the initial Weinergate, to the most recent allegations against him and the eventual results of the New…

By: Robert Kessler / July 24, 2013

Jon Stewart Returns to ‘The Daily Show’ Via Skype

Jon Stewart took a leave of absence this summer from The Daily Show to film Rosewater, his directorial debut starring Gael García Bernal. Thursday night, however, he decided to check back in, skyping with temporary host John Oliver, beard and all.

Stewart took some time to clear up some rumors Oliver had been spreading about…

By: Robert Kessler / June 28, 2013

OMFG: Amanda Bynes, The Rapper?

Oh, Maron.  Amanda Bynes is attracting attention again, but it appears for all the right reasons.

Grab a cuppa (or a tall one, it being summer and all) and catch up on today’s goss with Hyla on The Daily Buzz.

By: Tom Freestone / June 11, 2013

John Oliver Interrupts Jon Stewart’s Goodbye to ‘The Daily Show’

Last night, Jon Stewart hosted his final episode of The Daily Show before taking a three-month hiatus to film his directorial debut, Rosewater, starring Gael García Bernal. All Stewart wanted was to say a heartfelt goodbye, but his replacement, John Oliver, just couldn’t help himself.

Oliver’s fist show as host will be this coming Monday,…

By: Robert Kessler / June 7, 2013

Jon Stewart’s ‘Rosewater’ Gets Its Lead Actor

This summer, Jon Stewart will take a three-month hiatus from hosting The Daily Show in order to film Rosewater, a passion project based on journalist Maziar Bahari’s memoir Then They Came For Me: A Family’s Story of Love, Captivity and Survival. The film tells the story of Bahari, who traveled to Iran in 2009 to cover the nation’…

By: Robert Kessler / May 24, 2013

Get to Know the Man Hosting ‘The Daily Show’ During Jon Stewart’s Absence

Comedy Central announced today that John Oliver will stand in as the guest host of The Daily Show starting June 10. Regular host, Jon Stewart, is taking a leave of absence to film Rosewater, which will be his directorial debut and tells the story of a BBC journalist who traveled to Iran in 2009 to cover the…

By: Robert Kessler / May 1, 2013

Election 2012: 9 Television Shows to Watch This Political Season

Wondering which TV shows to watch to stay informed as the election approaches? Here’s a tip: Avoid the news. Stick with the comics and commentators.

Here’s why: The news is just the starting point of the conversation. So you won’t get much of that from the standard newscasts. Nor will you get much…

By: Gary Susman / October 27, 2012
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