Topic: Jon Stewart

As Game of Thrones Winds Down, HBO Looks to Jon Stewart and Sarah Jessica Parker for Hits

New programming chief hopes to avoid mishaps like Vinyl

On the surface, HBO seems to be flying higher than ever. It has almost 10 million more U.S. subscribers than Starz and Showtime, racked up the most Emmy nominations of…

Jon Stewart Takes Down Roger Ailes and Donald Trump in His First Daily Show-Style Rant in 11 Months

Makes surprise appearance on Late Show

Ever since Jon Stewart stepped down as host of The Daily Show last August, his fans have been begging him to return to late-night and deliver his brilliant, incisive political…

The Return of 'Stephen Colbert' and Jon Stewart Gives Late Show a Ratings Boost

Going live post-RNC pays off for CBS

CBS had hoped that its decision to broadcast The Late Show with Stephen Colbert live during both political convention weeks would give the show the boost in ratings and buzz…

How Jon Stewart Is Still Making an Impact on Late-Night TV

'He is a constant resource,' said Late Show host Stephen Colbert

If you're lamenting Jon Stewart's departure from The Daily Show last August and wishing he was still a presence in late night, your wish has come true. In the end, Stewart's…

How Arby's Turned Its Brand Around After Years With an Identity Crisis

CMO Rob Lynch got the chain back in the conversation

Arby's brand president and marketing boss Rob Lynch realized shortly after joining the fast-food chain famous for those stacked-to-the-ceiling roast beef sandwiches that he had his work cut out for…

Jon Stewart Picks His Post-Daily Show Landing Spot: HBO

4-year deal begins with short-form digital content

After spending 16 years at Comedy Central as host of The Daily Show, Jon Stewart has found a new network to call home: HBO. The comedian signed a four-year deal with…

How Trevor Noah Is Making The Daily Show His Own, Without Changing It Completely

Late night’s only millennial host opens up about his first month

On Sept. 28, the final piece of the recast late-night lineup clicked into place with the debut of The Daily Show With Trevor Noah. Replacing an icon like Jon Stewart…

In Just 9 Months, Comedy Central Reshaped Late Night and Kept Advertisers Happy

Network rebounded after losing Stewart and Colbert

Not so long ago, Comedy Central's late-night lineup consisted of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report. What a difference a year makes. "If you had told…

Q&A: Neil deGrasse Tyson on Which Celebs Are Closet Nerds

Why he won’t tweet anything that’s not educational

Specs Age 57 Claim to fame Astrophysicist and cosmologist; director of the Hayden Planetarium at the Museum of Natural History in New York City; host of StarTalk on National Geographic (season two…

Infographic: How the Late-Night Host Shuffle Has Changed the Price of Ads

Buyers place their bets on Fallon and Colbert

Networks and advertisers typically spend every fall focused on the new prime-time lineups. Not this year. All eyes are on late night, and with good reason. "Outside of sports, it's…