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The Daily Show 

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 ... See full summary »
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Senator Al Franken is accused of groping a reporter during a 2006 USO tour, Jon Stewart talks about "Night of Too Many Stars," and Jordan Peele discusses his film "Get Out".


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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, Trevor Noah. 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 The Daily Show (1996) cast-mate Steve Carell. He returned to The Daily Show (1996) on December 12 to report on the confirmation of new Defense Secretary Robert Gates, and made an allusion to his stint on The Office (2005) by telling the audience he was working undercover in Scranton. See more »

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Some of the world globes in the opening credits spun in the wrong direction until 2015. See more »

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[about Wesley Clark's decision to drop out of the presidential race]
Jon Stewart: Now, Samantha, could you describe the attitude in Wesley Clark's campaign bus? I'd think it would be one of disappointment.
Samantha Bee: Well, Jon, if you can just *assume* my report, then I guess I don't have to be here in Arkansas.
Jon Stewart: I'm sorry, Samantha. Tell us, what was the mood in Clark's bus?
Samantha Bee: Actually, disappointment was pretty apt.
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Dog on Fire
Written and Performed by Bob Mould
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Open satire is a rare and beautiful thing...
28 January 2003 | by (Green Bay, Wi) – See all my reviews

First of all- I have a message for all those who said negative things about The Daily Show: WAKE UP! I don't know about the rest of you, but this show is a refreshing alternative to the shallow humor to be found in most of this country's comedy television.

Jon Stewart is an excellent host, just as all the correspondents and contributors are all great additions to the show. The show is a sure bet you'll get a laugh and it's a enjoyable way to keep up with the news without sitting through 24 hour news channels. Ha HA!

Rather than tuning into a predictable and annoying sitcome like saaaaay... Friends or Ally McBeal, try watching The Daily Show- you'll be glad you did.


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