Posts tagged "The Daily Show"

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…
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

Angelina Jolie Takes Selfie with and Comforts Crying Overwhelmed Fan

Angelina Jolie was making her way to an appearance on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart when she spotted the fan, who had been waiting in the cold for hours and was seemingly having a panic attack. Jolie was signing autographs for a slew of fans outside the studio doors whe…
By: Michael Prieve / December 5, 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

John Oliver Is Leaving ‘The Daily Show’ to Host His Own Show on HBO

HBO has announced that John Oliver will be hosting a new, weekly talk show on the network to start in 2014. The show, which will air on Sunday nights, is described as a topical comedy series.
By: Robert Kessler / November 14, 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 bee…
By: Robert Kessler / June 28, 2013

Watch: John Oliver Debuts as Host of ‘The Daily Show’

John Oliver debuted as temporary host of The Daily Show on Monday, and it was about as funny and easy of a transition as anybody could have hoped for. Oliver, who will host the show for three months while Jon Stewart directs his debut feature, Rosewater, did his best to address the transition. ("Let's just…
By: / 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

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…
By: Robert Kessler / May 1, 2013

Robert Pattinson’s Post-Scandal Media Blitz: ‘Cosmopolis’ Premiere, ‘Daily Show,’ New York Stock Exchange, ‘GMA’ and MTV

Robert Pattinson is finally coming out of hiding following his heartbreak. The Twilight actor sat down with Jon Stewart on the Daily Show on Monday night for his first interview since news broke of longtime love Kristen Stewart's headline-grabbing affair with married Snow White and the Huntsman helmer…
By: Cory Lopez / August 14, 2012

Justin Bieber Takes Over ‘The Daily Show’ (VIDEO)

Is it just us or does The Daily Show host Jon Stewart bear a striking resemblance to Justin Bieber as of late? There's a simple explanation for this: Bieber took over The Daily Show's opening segment on Thursday night's episode, bringing Bieber Fever to the over-21 set. In the skit, Bieber and Jon supposedly…
By: / February 4, 2011

Jen Aniston & Jon Stewart Reveal Dating Past (VIDEO)

Last night on The Daily Show, Jon Stewart revealed that he and guest Jennifer Aniston used to date. Well, sorta–they went on one date together, but that's got to count for something, right? Jen, who was on the show to promote her new film The Switch, apparently went on a dinner…
By: Celebuzz / August 20, 2010

BUZZINGS: Alec Baldwin Wants Out Of ’30 Rock’

• Alec Baldwin says that he wants out of 30 Rock (and show business) when his contract is up in 2012. Alec, no! (PopEater) • Former Saturday Night Live star Rachel Dratch is pregnant with her first child. Congratulations, Rachel! (Wonderwall) • A group of plastic surgeons say that Lindsay Lohan'…
By: / July 8, 2010

Olivia Munn Joins Cast Of ‘The Daily Show’ (VIDEO)

Just when you thought Olivia Munn couldn't be any more of a nerd's dream girl she goes ahead and joins the cast of The Daily Show. The Attack of the Show babe who got her career started by appealing to geeks (and we mean that in the nicest, non-derogatory way) has decided…
By: / June 4, 2010

Jon Stewart Stars Alongside Plastic Leading Lady For Charity (PHOTOS)

On Monday night, The Daily Show's Jon Stewart did a thing that would have made thousands of snarky twentysomething aspiring playwrights very happy and performed in an amateur play. This wasn't just any old play, it was written by an 8-year-old girl from New York who is an aspiring playwright. Jon acted i…
By: Alex Blagg / March 24, 2010

Robert Pattinson Classes Up ‘The Daily Show’ (VIDEO)

Finally, Robert Pattinson and Jon Stewart, together in the same room! Twilight heartthrob Pattinson turned up on The Daily Show With Jon Stewart on Tuesday night, to offer his unique take on the pertinent issues of the day. Just kidding: He talked about what it's like to deal with crazy fans all the…
By: Celebuzz / March 3, 2010