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Topic: The Daily Show

In a Year of Poignant TV Farewells, Jon Stewart's Topped Them All

Fond goodbyes from his peers, protégés and punching bags

This past year has felt like an extended period of mourning for TV lovers, as one iconic legend or program after another has bowed out. David Letterman, Stephen Colbert (and…

Here's the Incredible Social Buzz Arby's Has Created Around Jon Stewart's Departure

7,926 tweets about chain within 13 hours of Daily Show ad

Sometimes it pays to laugh at yourself. Last night, Arby's thanked Daily Show host Jon Stewart for all the mockery at its expense over the years with a 60-second spot during…

Arby's Thanks Jon Stewart for All the Beef in This Perfect Farewell Supercut

Mocking montage airs during second-to-last Daily Show

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,…

Trevor Noah Will Make His Debut on The Daily Show on Sept. 28

First promo for Jon Stewart's replacement revealed

How will Trevor Noah fare as Jon Stewart's replacement on The Daily Show? We'll find out on Sept. 28. Comedy Central announced that Noah, the South African comedian tapped in March as…

The Colbert Report Is Dead. Long Live Stephen Colbert

His act will never be the same, but it was never the same to begin with

In his second night as host of The Colbert Report, Oct. 18, 2005, Stephen Colbert made a joke that wasn't really a joke. Over the course of the show's run,…

Craig Ferguson Is Leaving The Late Late Show

Comic will pack up his robot skeleton sidekick in December

Because we can’t have nice things and because life is nothing but a series of searing disappointments, Craig Ferguson on Monday announced that he’ll be stepping down as the host…

David Letterman Announces His Retirement During Late Show Taping

Host will step down when contract expires in late 2015

Wake the kids and phone the neighbors, because David Letterman is hanging it up after his contract expires at the end of next year. The 33-year late night veteran and host…

Google and Viacom Finally Bury the Hatchet

Lengthy appeals process ends

After years of in-court bickering and appeals overturning appeals, Google and Viacom have finally decided to end their lengthy legal squabble over more than 150,000 clips on YouTube of everything…

Fox Is Bringing Metaphysics Back to the Masses With a Reboot of Cosmos

Neil deGrasse Tyson teams with Seth MacFarlane, of all people

It’s an early January afternoon on the Upper West Side, just days after the Earth began heaving itself along on yet another elliptical voyage around the sun, and a polar…

John Oliver Leaves The Daily Show for HBO

Veteran comic parlays fill-in host gig into weekly series

John Oliver is leaving The Daily Show With Jon Stewart. The English comedian, who hosted the four-nights-a-week commentary show on Comedy Central during Stewart's absence, will star in a weekly topical…

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