Jon Stewart's Daily Show farewell on Thursday was not only upstaged by the GOP debate on TV—which helped Fox News shatter the cable new
Back page of A section of @nytimes. Lovely & Sad. #JonVoyage pic.twitter.com/CKSLIw54Ux — Eileen Murphy (@NYTeileen) August 6, 2015Many of Jon Stewart's fans—and even his nemesis, Arby's—are sending him well wishes today, and his longtime employer is no exception.
Throughout his tenure as the host of the Daily Show Jon Stewart has loved lampooning one particular sandwich chain: Arby's. Last night, during the second-to-last episode of his 16-year run, Arby's took the opportunity to say goodbye, with a 60-second montage of Stewart's best jokes about the brand.
Trevor Noah is not a household name, or at least he wasn't yesterday. The comedian has been a Daily Show contributor for all of three months, and now he's taking over the whole thing when Jon Stewart departs "sometime later this year," in the words of Comedy Central president Michele Ganeless. But the network is confident it has the right person for the job.