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Jon Stewart Announces Last Daily Show Date

Originally posted 04/21/2015 07:45AM

If Jon Stewart's departure from The Daily Show didn't seem real before, it sure does now.

Stewart announced Monday night that Aug. 6 will be his final broadcast of The Daily Show before new host Trevor Noah takes over, Variety reports.

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Billy Crystal's Grandson Thinks Actor Owns the Buses That The Comedians Is Advertised On (VIDEO)

Originally posted 04/16/2015 07:25AM

It can be weird having your face plastered on billboards and other signage across cities. Just ask Billy Crystal – or his grandson.

Crystal visited The Daily Show Wednesday, promoting his new FX series with Josh Gad, The Comedians, and he detailed some of the side effects of the show's promotional campaign.

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The Daily Show: Jon Stewart Defends Trevor Noah After Twitter Controversy (VIDEO)

Originally posted 04/07/2015 08:50AM

Soon after the announcement that Trevor Noah would replace Jon Stewart as host of The Daily Show, some unsavory jokes from his Twitter feed were brought to light that resulted in some controversy for the South African-born standup.

The Daily Show returned from its hiatus on Monday, and Stewart, 52, made it clear that he's standing by his man.

Acknowledging the Twitter "kerfuffle," Stewart said, "without hesitation," that Noah "will earn your trust and respect ... Or not. Just as I earned your trust and respect ... Or did not," he joked. "Or sometimes earned it and then lost it and then kind of got it back and then it was like, 'F--- that guy!' "

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The Daily Show's Aasif Mandvi Defends Trevor Noah Amid Controversy: 'He Will Be Great'

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The Daily Show's Aasif Mandvi Defends Trevor Noah Amid Controversy: 'He Will Be Great'

Originally posted 04/01/2015 10:55AM

It took less 24 hours after the news that Trevor Noah would replace Jon Stewart on The Daily Show for the new host to land himself in hot water when Twitter users called out the comedian for controversial remarks made on his feed.

Despite the drama, one of the the show's correspondents is defending Comedy Central's newest headliner.

"It's much ado about nothing," Aasif Mandvi said Tuesday during a LinkedIn discussion series with executive editor Dan Roth in New York City.

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New Daily Show Host Trevor Noah Accused of Anti-Semitism, Sexism and Transphobia over Twitter History

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New Daily Show Host Trevor Noah Accused of Anti-Semitism, Sexism and Transphobia over Twitter History

Originally posted 03/31/2015 02:10PM

Well, that didn't take long.

Within 24 hours of the announcement that he would replace Jon Stewart as host of The Daily Show, Trevor Noah is already facing controversy.

Now that he's in the spotlight, Twitter users have been going through his feed with a fine-tooth comb – and were generally not thrilled with what they found.

For example, one Tweet from January 2012 reads, "Behind every successful rap billionaire is a double as rich Jewish man. #BeatsByDreidel."

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Trevor Noah to Replace Jon Stewart as Host of The Daily Show

Originally posted 03/30/2015 09:10AM



Today, in breaking fake news …

Trevor Noah, one of the The Daily Show's newer faces, will succeed Jon Stewart as host of the Comedy Central staple, the network said in a statement.

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Jon Stewart Is Now Kicking Professional Wrestlers in the Groin (VIDEO)

Originally posted 03/03/2015 09:30AM

Apparently, The Daily Show was the only thing keeping Jon Stewart stable.

Now that he's retiring, he seems to have lost his mind a little bit.

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The Daily Show's Jessica Williams to Journalist Who Told Her to 'Lean In': I'm Not a Victim

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The Daily Show's Jessica Williams to Journalist Who Told Her to 'Lean In': I'm Not a Victim

Originally posted 02/18/2015 04:30PM

Jessica Williams may not be taking over Jon Stewart's soon-to-be vacated seat on The Daily Show, but don't call her a victim.

Following the announcement that Stewart would be stepping down, the Twitter hive mind immediately decided that Williams should take his place.

The Daily Show correspondent responded to the furor by thanking her fans for their support but saying she is "extremely under-qualified for the job," adding, "At this age (25) if something happens politically that I don't agree with, I need to go to my room and like not come out for, like, 7 days."

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David Carr, New York Times Media Columnist, Collapses in Newsroom and Dies | David Carr

David Carr, New York Times Media Columnist, Has Died at 58

Originally posted 02/13/2015 06:00AM

David Carr, the sharp-witted and often sharp-tongued "The Media Equation" columnist for The New York Times, collapsed in that paper's newsroom and was pronounced dead at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Thursday night, The Times reports. He was 58.

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Jon Stewart Reject Arby's Job Offer (VIDEO)

Originally posted 02/12/2015 12:25PM

The Daily ShowGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook,Daily Show Video Archive Jon Stewart, as you may have heard, is retiring from The Daily Show.

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