The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (1996– )
"The Daily Show" (original title)

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Providing comedy/news in the tradition of TV Nation and SNL's Weekend Update, Comedy Central's Daily Show reports on the foibles and of the real world with a satirical edge. In addition to news stories, the Daily Show also has celebrities (and semi-celebrities) on for interviews with the host, Jon Stewart. Lampooning everything from televangelists to Charlton Heston ("I did not play a homo in Ben-Hur"), and shamelessly assigning faux-news epithets ("Newt Gingrich: Giant Toddler") Kilborn, Winstead, and the crew actually manage to report some real news from time to time. Written by Sam Hayes <gshayes@mail.gwi.net>

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Ed Helms left the show in 2006 to become a regular cast member on The Office (2005), along with "Daily Show" cast-mate Steve Carell. He returned to "The Daily Show" on December 12 to report on the confirmation of new Defense Secretary Robert Gates, and made an allusion to his stint on "The Office" by telling the audience he was working undercover in Scranton. See more »

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Jon Stewart: [on Vice President Dick Cheney's shooting victim Harry Whittington heart attack] I am downgrading the story from "incredibly hilarious" to "still funny but a little sad".
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more accurate than any other news show
25 July 2004 | by (Potomac, Maryland) – See all my reviews

Jon Stewart's timing and delivery is incredibly good. The writing is fantastic. Of course, with material provided fresh daily by the US Congress and Administration, writing humor probably isn't all that challenging. It must be frustrating that they don't have enough time to cover more "news" in each half-hour segment.

I'd give anything to buy a "Best of the Daily Show" on DVD (especially the one with "the Congress condemning sex with a turtle" episode).


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