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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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Jon Stewart ...  Himself - Host / ... 2,583 episodes, 1996-2017
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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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Comedy | News | Talk-Show

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22 July 1996 (USA) See more »

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The Daily Show with Jon Stewart See more »

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Trivia

According to an October 7, 2003 "USA Today" article, this show is pulled together in the following way: a researcher scans major newspapers, the Associated Press and cable news channels, then gives possible topics to the ten writers. These meet to discuss headline material for the lead news segment. By 11:15 a.m., they meet with Jon Stewart, and by 12:30 p.m., they have come up with jokes for the day's show. The cast hold a rehearsal, then the show is taped at 6:30 p.m. in front of an audience. 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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Rob Corddry: That's why we have this. It's the liberal media filter. It was invented in the 1950s by angry gays and Jews who couldn't get work in musical theater. You know all those nice things you said about President Bush?
Jon Stewart: Yes, all those nice things that I said.
Rob Corddry: Well, thanks to this filter, they all appear to come out negative.
Jon Stewart: Is there a conservative media filter?
Rob Corddry: They're working on it - it's a work in progress. Although they don't seem to really dig technology all that much.
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Dog on Fire (Jon Stewart remix)
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Performed by They Might Be Giants
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Stinks Now
20 May 2018 | by mnethersoleSee all my reviews

With Jon Stewart this show was amazing, but the new guy is just plain awful. I actually kind of like him as a person if that makes sense, he seems like a nice guy and everything, but just something about his delivery and sense of humor or something just is not very good. I don't think he ever made me laugh. All the jokes he delivers he just ruins with bad delivery. Still it used to be great.


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