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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 <[email protected]>

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Third rate reporters giving the first degree the second news happens. See more »

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Comedy | News | Talk-Show

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English

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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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16:9 HD
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Trivia

For the week May 15, 2017 generated the most viewership totaling 1.045 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 »

Quotes

Jon Stewart: [after Jose Canseco likens taking steroids in the '80s to drinking coffee] Yes, drinking coffee from a syringe injected into Mark McGuire's ass!
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Connections

Featured in I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story (2014) See more »

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Dog on Fire (Jon Stewart remix)
Written by Bob Mould
Performed by They Might Be Giants
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Now better than ever.
4 March 1999 | by Tug-3See all my reviews

I have always liked the edgy, sometimes-cruel humor of "The Daily Show," but now that it has Jon Stewart at the helm I like it more than ever. Craig Kilborn was a talented host, but he often bordered on being severely unlikeable, and somehow malicious towards his guests. Jon Stewart brings to the show a much more developed sense of comic timing, plus a split-second wittiness and a knack for snappy comebacks. He has an obvious rapport with his guests, and consistently produces the funniest and most honest interviews on television. Meanwhile, the On-the-Spot reports have maintained the same level of hilarity, assaulting the pretentiousness of people who can't seem to realize they are the butt of a joke. And as sacreligious as it is, I can't get enough of the hysterical "God Stuff" portion of the show, which manages to strip bare the ignorance and hypocrisy that surround tele-theology in a few short minutes. The folks at "The Daily Show" would be well-advised to keep up the outstanding comedic work.


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