All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘The Daily Show’

Amy Schumer Explains Why She Turned Down “The Daily Show” Gig

Amy Schumer was offered the job to take over The Daily Show when Jon Stewart leaves. But, Amy Schumer said no. Why? Too many blazers. Well, okay, that’s not the entire reason. Amy Schumer revealed to Howard Stern on his Sirius XM show, saying she “hung out with Jon Stewart a little bit…[and] took a couple meetings.” Amy Schumer explained …

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Amy Schumer Explains Why She Turned Down ‘The Daily Show’

Amy Schumer has confirmed that she was asked to take over for Jon Stewart after he leaves The Daily Show, saying she didn’t feel as if the position was a right fit for the comedian. Amy Schumer was one of the names floating about to take over for Stewart on the popular Comedy Central show. It wasn’t a stretch to …

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‘The Daily Show’s’ Jon Stewart: No Jokes, Talks Charleston Church Shooting

The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart became serious in a rare moment on Thursday. A somber mood overtook both the host and the show as Stewart spent five and a half minutes delivering a somber monologue about the Charleston church shooting. “I have one job and it’s a pretty simple job,” Jon Stewart said Thursday night as he launched into his …

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Samantha Bee Lauded by Jon Stewart in Lengthy Goodbye

Samantha Bee has been a correspondent on Jon Stewart’s Daily Show for 12 years, and Stewart knew that her years on the show–and the countless laughs induced by her presence–most definitely warranted a very noteworthy goodbye. Jon Stewart said that poignant goodbye on Wednesday night. He lauded Samantha Bee with a montage of clips from her 12 years on The …

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Jon Stewart NFL Rant A Thing Of Epic Beauty

It can be hard to inject humor the right way into topics that are gravely serious. Somehow Jon Stewart manages to do this, and do it better than most. On Wednesday, Stewart put the embattled NFL organization on blast during a segment of his popular Comedy Central program The Daily Show. “The National Football League used to have a good …

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Glassholes Agreed to Be on The Daily Show, For Some Reason

They couldn’t have thought this was going to be anything but a masterful trolling, right? “Yes it seems, even in this day and age, you can still be treated differently just because of how you look – wearing a $1,500 face computer.” The Daily Show finally took on the world of Glassholes on Thursday night, sending correspondent Jason Jones to interview …

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Greta Van Susteren Criticizes Jon Stewart After Benghazi Coverage

Commentator and TV show host Greta Van Susteren is criticizing Jon Stewart after his recent comment on Fox’s Benghazi Coverage. On The Daily Show which aired Monday night, Stewart mocked Fox for covering Benghazi, wondering why the network did not express the same outrage over Iraq War during the Bush administration. After that, Stewart stated his own opinions on the failures that …

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Jon Stewart Compares CNN To Old Man With Metal Detector

Jon Stewart doesn’t mince words when it comes time to take on the media, particularly with news channels and their coverage of certain topics. In the case of flight 370, outlets like CNN went to the extreme in reporting and ended up looking like an old man with a metal detector on the beach, sure he’s found treasure when all …

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Jon Stewart Expected More From New Jersey, Chris Christie

Daily Show host Jon Stewart is upset about the recent “Bridgeghazi” or “Bridgegate” scandal, but probably not for why you would think. You may recall hearing recently about how New Jersey governor Chris Christie was allegedly behind the cause of some serious traffic issues for residents of Fort Lee, NJ, by ordering two lanes of the George Washington Bridge to …

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Creator Of ‘The Square,’ Netflix’s First Major Documentary, Was On The Daily Show

Jehane Noujaim, the documentarian behind The Square, appeared on The Daily Show this week in an interview with Jon Stewart: The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook Netflix announced last month that it had acquired the film about the protests in …

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John Oliver Leaving The Daily Show, Coming to HBO Sunday Nights

John Oliver’s star is rising, thanks to a truly great 7-year run on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Now, he’s saying goodbye to the show that kickstarted his career and saying hello to HBO. HBO has announced that Oliver will star in a “topical comedy series” slated to debut next year. The show will air on HBO’s packed Sunday …

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Patrick Stewart Explains That Amazing Lobster Costume Tweet

Sir Patrick Stewart’s recently foray into social media has proven something that we all thought was impossible – that Sir Patrick Stewart could win at life any more than he already did. Now, he’s a Twitter superstar. He’s so much of a Twitter superstar that he got to hang out with all of Twitter’s top brass at their IPO on …

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