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Yes, once upon a time -- in the '90s -- "The Daily Show" was hosted by Craig Kilborn, but for the past decade plus, the incisive, hilarious fake news show has been defined by and identified with Jon Stewart. So you have to give John Oliver credit -- the show's Senior British Correspondent will be attempting to fill some very big shoes this summer when he takes over as guest host while Stewart is off shooting his directorial debut "Rosewater," from a script he adapted from "Then They Came For Me: A Family’s Story Of Love, Captivity And Survival," the 2011 memoir by Iranian Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari. Read More: Jon Stewart Will Be Taking the Summer Off From 'The Daily Show' to Make His Directorial Debut Oliver's eight-week stint as guest host will begin on Monday, June 10, with Stewart set to return September 3 (the show will »


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