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Jon Stewart Gives Heartfelt Farewell Speech on Larry Wilmore's Final Nightly Show

Originally posted 08/19/2016 11:40AM

Larry Wilmore has signed off.

On Thursday, The Nightly Show host said his final goodbyes following the announcement that Comedy Central was canceling the late night show. Before Wilmore made his exit, his longtime friend Jon Stewart appeared on stage with champagne to see him off with an emotional farewell speech.

"Your last show?" Stewart said. "Oh my God! What did you, piss off Peter Thiel?"

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Jon Stewart Will Send Off Larry Wilmore and The Nightly Show

Originally posted 08/18/2016 02:20PM

A familiar face will return to The Nightly Show one last time – Jon Stewart.

On Thursday, Larry Wilmore and his team will say their goodbyes to the canceled Comedy Central series, but not without the help of Stewart, 53, the late night host's longtime friend.

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2016 Presidential Elections

Jon Stewart Tears into Donald Trump Supporters in Epic Late Show Takedown

Originally posted 07/22/2016 12:15PM

Those missing Jon Stewart on The Daily Show this election season were in for a treat on Thursday night, when the 53-year-old comedian appeared on pal Stephen Colbert's Late Show for an epic takedown of Donald Trump's supporters.

Reflecting on the commentary offered during the week's four-day Republican National Convention, Stewart attacked conservative pundits, saying that "those fighting to be included in the ideal of equality are not being divisive – those fighting to keep those people out are."

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FROM EW: Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert Join Forces to Mock 'Angry Creamsicle' Donald Trump

FROM EW: Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert Join Forces to Mock 'Angry Creamsicle' Donald Trump

Originally posted 07/19/2016 11:45AM

In a highly anticipated on-camera reunion, Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart teamed up to take on the Republican National Convention

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Jon Stewart Quashes Fans' Hopes, Says He Won't Return to TV – but Teases Short Web 'Cartoons' on Election 2016

2016 Presidential Elections

Jon Stewart Quashes Fans' Hopes, Says He Won't Return to TV – but Teases Short Web 'Cartoons' on Election 2016

Originally posted 05/09/2016 04:25PM

If the rise of Donald Trump in this presidential election has you missing Jon Stewart at The Daily Show anchor desk, you'll be disappointed to hear that Stewart doesn't feel the same – and won't be coming back.

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UpdatePosted 12/08/2015 03:10PM

Jon Stewart Returns to The Daily Show with a Call to Action, Blasts Congress

Originally posted 12/08/2015 10:45AM

Jon Stewart returned to The Daily Show, – but not necessarily for the reason you'd suspect.

The 53-year-old paid a visit to his old Comedy Central stomping ground on Monday to bring attention to an issue he said he cares about very deeply.

Donning a gray T-shirt and his ever-growing scruffy beard, Stewart blasted Congress for not automatically renewing the Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act, a now-expired bill providing healthcare to first responders who worked at the site of the World Trade Center after the Sept. 11 attacks.

"I want to get some attention paid to it, but I was realizing that I don't have a show and nobody gives a s--- anymore," he told host Trevor Noah.

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FROM EW: Jon Stewart to Make Short-Form Daily Content for HBO

FROM EW: Jon Stewart to Make Short-Form Daily Content for HBO

Originally posted 11/03/2015 02:35PM

Jon Stewart's new deal will involve commenting on daily news events

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Jon Stewart Discusses His Post-Daily Show Scruff: 'Everybody Who Quits a Talk Show Grows a Beard'

Originally posted 10/19/2015 12:55PM

Jon Stewart is loving life after leaving The Daily Show – in particular, he's enjoying his new facial hair.

"So I grew a beard because everybody who quits a talk show grows a beard," Stewart, 52, said during a stand-up gig at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, according to Politico.

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