Jon Stewart and HBO Scrap His Eagerly Awaited, Long-Delayed Animated Series

The comedian remains under contract to the network through 2019

While Jon Stewart won't be on HBO anytime soon, he's expected to continue his regular appearances on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Scott Kowalchyk/CBS

Jon Stewart’s eagerly anticipated post-Daily Show television project—an animated series that was supposed to debut in time for last fall’s presidential election—isn’t going to see the light of day after all.

@jasonlynch Jason Lynch is TV Editor at Adweek, overseeing trends, technology, personalities and programming across broadcast, cable and streaming video.