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"Daily Show" host Jon Stewart will take the summer off to direct a film, and correspondent John Oliver will fill in. Stewart's eight weeks off come in addition to about four weeks of repeats each summer, meaning viewers will have to go nearly three months without fresh doses of Stewart's incisive, sarcastic political commentary. Stewart, who has hosted Comedy Central's flagship show since 1999, will direct his first film, the drama "Rosewater," from a screenplay he wrote. It is an adaptation of the 2011 book "And Then They Came for Me: A »

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