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Jon Stewart

Jon Stewart


Famous as :

Actor, comedian

Birth Name :

Jonathan Stewart Leibowitz

Birth Date :

November 28, 1962

Birth Place :

New York, USA

Spouse :

Tracey McShane (veterinary tech, since Nov 2000)

Claim to fame :

Host of "The Daily Show" (1996)

Latest News

Jon Stewart Sets Date for His Final 'Daily Show'

April 21, 2015 04:55:03 GMT

has set the end date for his days as "The Daily Show" host. The comedian announced at the end of the show's Monday, April 20 episode that he would depart the Comedy Central series on Thursday, August 6.

Stephen Colbert Reveals Why He Wouldn't Want to Replace Jon Stewart on 'The Daily Show'

April 20, 2015 08:39:57 GMT

The interviewer got interviewed during a discussion at the Tribeca Film Festival on Friday, April 17. , who was serving as moderator during the event, had to respond to some questions from George Lucas who was curious to find out why Colbert didn't take over "The Daily Show" from the soon-to-be-exiting .

Jon Stewart Says 'Increasingly Redundant Process' Prompts His 'Daily Show' Exit

April 20, 2015 02:33:27 GMT

has finally opened up about the reasons why he's leaving "The Daily Show", months after announcing his departure in February. In a new interview with The Guardian, he admits that increasing dissatisfaction prompted him to make the decision.

Official: Trevor Noah Tapped to Replace Jon Stewart on 'The Daily Show'

March 31, 2015 01:41:43 GMT

The search is over. After weeks of speculation, Comedy Central has finally announced the new host of "The Daily Show". , the latest name mentioned as a strong contender to replace , indeed lands the coveted gig.

Trevor Noah Named as Candidate to Replace Jon Stewart on 'The Daily Show'

March 28, 2015 04:27:20 GMT

may get an early promotion on "". Being added to the show as a correspondent last December, the South African comedian is now rumored as a possible replacement for the departing host, .

Video: Seth Rollins Crashes 'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart', Issues 'Raw' Challenge

February 28, 2015 03:41:37 GMT

Seth Rollins has finally met after he dissed the comedian and his show earlier this month. On Thursday night, February 26, the pro wrestler crashed "The Daily Show" and confronted Stewart.

Jon Stewart and Seth Rollins' Verbal War Heats Up After WWE Star's 'Daily Show' Diss

February 20, 2015 01:57:22 GMT

and Seth Rollins have engaged in a war of words which began when the WWE star called out the Comedy Central host. On Monday, February 16, Rollins boasted about himself on "RAW", declaring that he could do anything, including becoming President or taking over for Stewart on "The Daily Show" "and make that thing actually watchable."

Jessica Williams NOT Replacing Jon Stewart as 'The Daily Show' Host

February 16, 2015 09:27:04 GMT

Jessica Williams has set things straight following wild rumors that she will replace on "The Daily Show". The 25-year-old actress and comedian, who has been a correspondent on the Comedy Central show, took to her Twitter on Sunday, February 15 to shoot down the speculation.

Jon Stewart Overwhelmed by Reaction to His 'Daily Show' Exit Announcement

February 12, 2015 09:25:46 GMT

apparently didn't expect as much as attention he's got since announcing his departure from "The Daily Show". On Wednesday night, February 11, a day after Comedy Central broke the news, the comedian said when hosting the show, "Last night I was perusing the Internet. I guess my question to you is, did I die? 'Cause it all seems very 'I died.' " He continued, "Very weird. It's an overwhelming day here, as you can imagine, and people have been asking, I'm not 'exactly sure what I'm going to do next."

Jon Stewart Addresses 'The Daily Show' Exit: I'm Slightly Restless

February 11, 2015 07:07:00 GMT

emotionally addressed his planned departure from "The Daily Show" on Tuesday night, February 10 after Comedy Central broke the news earlier that day. At the end of his show's latest episode, the comedian announced his exit to his audience.

Comedy Central Confirms Jon Stewart Is Leaving 'The Daily Show'

February 11, 2015 01:10:34 GMT

It's official, is leaving "The Daily Show". Comedy Central has confirmed his departure from the show he's hosted for 17 years.

Jon Stewart Slams Media Coverage of Brian Williams Scandal

February 10, 2015 08:00:29 GMT

took on controversy on the Monday, February 9 episode of his "The Daily Show". Calling it "infotainment confusion syndrome," the comedian said the NBC News anchor might have allowed his "celebrity cortex" in his brain to override his journalistic instincts as he cited Williams' conflicting roles as a celebrity and a journalist.

Jon Stewart Admits Putting Dante Parker in His List of Police Shootings Was a Mistake

December 06, 2014 15:40:02 GMT

apologizes to San Bernardino County District Attorney Mike Ramos for misstating facts about Dante Parker during a TV discussion on police shootings of black men. "You're right re(ference) Dante Parker," he tweeted. "Sloppy to put him in our list of shootings. TV apology coming Monday...Larger point still stands."

Stephen Colbert Reunites With Jon Stewart on 'The Colbert Report'

November 22, 2014 04:52:39 GMT

reunited with his former "Daily Show" boss, , whom he called his "friend and nemesis" on "" on Thursday night, November 20. Jon appeared on the show to promote his new movie "".

Video: John Oliver Takes Over 'Daily Show' From Jon Stewart for 'Rosewater' Interview

November 14, 2014 08:53:52 GMT

returned to "" ten months after leaving the show for HBO. The British comedian came to the rescue when felt awkward to talk about his own movie "" on the Comedy Central show.

Report: NBC Originally Wanted Jon Stewart as 'Meet the Press' Host

October 09, 2014 01:52:03 GMT

Comedy Central apparently almost lost another of its hosts besides who will move to CBS next year. was approached by NBC to replace David Gregory as "Meet the Press" host, three sources with knowledge of the talks tell New York Magazine.

Jon Stewart's Directorial Debut 'Rosewater' Unveils Trailer and Poster

August 29, 2014 01:03:27 GMT

's directorial debut "" unleashes its first trailer and poster ahead of its November 7 limited release. The film will premiere at the Telluride Film Festival this weekend before being screened at the Toronto Film Festival on September 8.

Jon Stewart Announces 'Let's Buy CNN' $10 Billion Kickstarter

July 23, 2014 08:53:42 GMT

wants to raise $10 billion to buy CNN. The Comedy Central host announced fake Kickstarter campaign to buy the cable news channel on his show "" Tuesday night, July 22.

Video: Stephen Colbert Wants Jon Stewart to Be Upset About His Emmy Wins

September 26, 2013 05:04:12 GMT

celebrated his Emmy wins on a Tuesday, September 24 episode of "". Showing off his two Emmy trophies, he apologized for thanking everyone but forgetting to thank himself during his acceptance speech.

Video: Jon Stewart Needs Stephen Colbert's Help to Prepare for 'Daily Show' Return

September 04, 2013 08:22:14 GMT

made an epic return to "The Daily Show" on Tuesday, September 3 after an extended summer break to direct his movie in Middle East. His temporary replacement was excited to welcome him back, but soon got worried after learning that Stewart was not the person they knew, sporting a full beard and speaking an indecipherable Middle Eastern accent.

Jon Stewart's Farewell on 'The Daily Show' Interrupted by John Oliver

June 08, 2013 02:44:04 GMT

signs off from "The Daily Show" this summer to film his directorial debut. The political satirist attempted a heartfelt goodbye when hosting his last episode Thursday, June 6, but his temporary replacement crashed the moment.

Jon Stewart Taking Extended Break From 'Daily Show' to Make Directorial Debut

March 06, 2013 03:04:53 GMT

is going to take a 12-week hiatus from "The Daily Show" this summer to make his directorial debut. The political satirist is set to direct "", a movie he wrote based on BBC journalist Maziar Bahari's memoir "Then They Came for Me: A Family's Story of Love, Captivity and Survival".

Beyonce Knowles Gives a Clear Look at 1-Year-Old Blue Ivy, Addresses Pregnancy Weight Gain

February 16, 2013 04:29:34 GMT

shows off her adorable baby Blue Ivy who just turned 1 year old in a leaked photo from her upcoming HBO documentary "". It's the first time fans got to see the little girl's face clearly since mama Bey released some pictures last year taken right after she went into labor.

Videos: Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert Take on 'Harlem Shake'

February 16, 2013 04:14:06 GMT

and have brought "Harlem Shake" to their shows. On February 14, the two TV hosts did their own versions of the Internet meme, with Stewart putting a twist on it.

Matt Damon on Gay Rumors: I Never Denied Them Because I Was Offended

December 15, 2012 02:18:59 GMT

and 's convincing performance as two good buddies in 1997's "Good Will Hunting" has sparked "bro-mance" rumors about them. Over the years, the "" actor never addressed them until recently when he chatted with Playboy.

Justin Bieber's Life Story to Be Turned Into TV Series on ABC

December 15, 2012 02:18:37 GMT

has inspired a new TV show which is being developed at ABC. It has been confirmed that the Alphabet is planning a comedy series which will focus on the Canadian pop star's life before he was famous.

'I'm So Excited' Teaser Sees Hilarious Sexy Dance by Stoned Cabin Crew

December 15, 2012 01:40:57 GMT

Pedro Almodovar's "" has just released a quirky teaser trailer that would make audience burst in laughter. Opened with a serious scene of two cabin crew discussing a "booster" that could increase their mood, the footage suddenly switches to another scene that shows faces of some confused plane passengers.

Hugh Grant Admits His Behavior on Jon Stewart's 'Daily Show' 'Unforgivable'

December 15, 2012 01:39:13 GMT

has responded to 's complaint about his behavior on "The Daily Show". Instead of hitting back at the host, the British thesp admits he wasn't a nice guest when stopping by the Comedy Central show.

Video: Jon Stewart and Bill O'Reilly 'Rumble' in Live-Streaming Mock Debate

October 08, 2012 02:11:06 GMT

and Bill O'Reilly, who had a long history of disagreeing with each other on almost every topic, had a debate mockingly dubbed "The Rumble in the Air-Conditioned Auditorium". The frenemies have appeared on each other's shows since 2001, but the the face-off at The George Washington University marked the first time ever they clashed face-to-face.

Artist of the Week: PSY

September 24, 2012 07:12:18 GMT

's popularity was rocketing within just two months following the release of "Gangnam Style" music video. Through the clip that has spawned a bunch of parodies, he introduced his horse dance, which drew the attention of people worldwide, including some top-notch stars in the U.S. such as and

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