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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 ... 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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Trevor Noah's debut week in September 28, 2015 generated a total of 1.019 million viewers. 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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Jon Stewart: It's 11:00 tonight, which means that we have probably already declared war. By the time this show reruns at 7:00, we'll be at war. By the 4:00 rerun, we'll be done with the war. Which means that by tomorrow night's episode at 11:00, we'll be done with the war and be declaring war on France.
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Written and Performed by Bob Mould
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Jon Stewart is Great!
10 June 2000 | by JailynnSee all my reviews

Jon Stewart has really picked this show up. I never liked it much when the other host was there, and I have watched it nearly every night since Jon started hosting. I really like how he can deliver a joke and if it fails to generate a laugh, he can easily pick himself up and move on. The correspondants are fantastic. I get a kick out of all of them. Those stories are wonderful. If you haven't watched this before, my best comparison would be "Saturday Night Live's" Weekend Update.


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