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26th Mar '16 12:28:21 PM MarkLungo
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23rd Mar '16 4:50:54 PM nombretomado
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[[LongRunners Long-running]] satirical news program on ComedyCentral.

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[[LongRunners Long-running]] satirical news program on ComedyCentral.
Creator/ComedyCentral.
18th Mar '16 10:41:21 PM Hossmeister
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24th Feb '16 1:04:03 PM Premonition45
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Before you dismiss it as silliness, the show gets some astonishingly important guests--Senator Kirsten Gillibrand ([[AmericanPoliticalSystem D-NY]]), former Senator Secretary of State UsefulNotes/HillaryRodhamClinton (also D-NY), her husband and former President of the United States UsefulNotes/BillClinton, Representative UsefulNotes/RonPaul (R-TX) (three times, most recently in 2011), former [[UsefulNotes/TheMenOfDowningStreet UK Prime Minister]] Main/TonyBlair, Senator UsefulNotes/JohnKerry (D-MA) (when he was running for the U.S. Presidency in 2004), UsefulNotes/BarackObama (ditto, 2008, and again in 2010 as well as 2012 and 2015 while sitting President), Mayor of London UsefulNotes/BorisJohnson, Senator John [=McCain=] (R-AZ) (many, many times, including 2008), the King of Jordan Abdullah II (twice, in 2010 and 2012), Vice President Joe Biden (in 2009), former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf ''while he was still president'' (who is not even the first sitting head of state to be interviewed)- and none other than current UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, to name a few.

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Before you dismiss it as silliness, the show gets some astonishingly important guests--Senator Kirsten Gillibrand ([[AmericanPoliticalSystem D-NY]]), former Senator Secretary of State UsefulNotes/HillaryRodhamClinton (also D-NY), her husband and former President of the United States UsefulNotes/BillClinton, Representative UsefulNotes/RonPaul (R-TX) (three times, most recently in 2011), former [[UsefulNotes/TheMenOfDowningStreet UK Prime Minister]] Main/TonyBlair, Senator UsefulNotes/JohnKerry (D-MA) (when he was running for the U.S. Presidency in 2004), UsefulNotes/BarackObama (ditto, 2008, (2005, and again in 2008 when he was seeking the presidency, and again after being elected 2010 as well as 2012 and 2015 while sitting President), Mayor of London UsefulNotes/BorisJohnson, Senator John [=McCain=] (R-AZ) (many, many times, including 2008), the King of Jordan Abdullah II (twice, in 2010 and 2012), Vice President Joe Biden (in 2009), former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf ''while he was still president'' (who is not even the first sitting head of state to be interviewed)- and none other than current UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, to name a few.
27th Nov '15 11:24:04 AM nombretomado
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Instead of a straight-up NewsParody, a la ''[[SaturdayNightLive Weekend Update]]'', the program merely relates the actual news in a humorous tone, with special attention paid to the antics and gaffes of politicians and public figures, as well as the reactions of major news shows (particularly [[TwentyFourHourNewsNetworks 24-hour news channels]]) which range from the theatrical to the absurd.

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Instead of a straight-up NewsParody, a la ''[[SaturdayNightLive ''[[Series/SaturdayNightLive Weekend Update]]'', the program merely relates the actual news in a humorous tone, with special attention paid to the antics and gaffes of politicians and public figures, as well as the reactions of major news shows (particularly [[TwentyFourHourNewsNetworks 24-hour news channels]]) which range from the theatrical to the absurd.
16th Oct '15 2:06:04 PM RoseAndHeather
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The main anchor is currently Trevor Noah (who took over in 2015, replacing Jon Stewart, who in turn took over in 1999, replacing [[ThePeteBest Craig Kilborn]]), but it's launched a few careers among its correspondents. Creator/SteveCarell and Ed Helms are successful alums, and Creator/StephenColbert got his own {{spinoff}} program called ''Series/TheColbertReport'' (a parody of confrontational talk programs such as ''TheOReillyFactor'') which became a runaway success leading him to be picked [[Series/TheLateShowWithStephenColbert to take over]] for Creator/DavidLetterman. Two other ''Daily Show'' alums were given their own Comedy Central shows, Creator/LewisBlack's ''[[Series/RootOfAllEvil Root of All Evil]]'' and the critically acclaimed ''Series/ImportantThingsWithDemetriMartin''. The show's writing staff has also published two books in connection to the show, both parodies of high-school textbooks; they are ''[[Literature/AmericaTheBook America (The Book): A Citizen's Guide To Democracy Inaction]]'' from 2004 and ''[[Literature/EarthTheBook Earth (The Book): A Visitor's Guide To The Human Race]]'' from 2010.

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The main anchor is currently Trevor Noah (who took over in 2015, replacing Jon Stewart, [[Creator/JonStewart Jon]] [[Series/TheDailyShowWithJonStewart Stewart]], who in turn took over in 1999, replacing [[ThePeteBest Craig Kilborn]]), but it's launched a few careers among its correspondents. Creator/SteveCarell and Ed Helms are successful alums, and Creator/StephenColbert got his own {{spinoff}} program called ''Series/TheColbertReport'' (a parody of confrontational talk programs such as ''TheOReillyFactor'') which became a runaway success leading him to be picked [[Series/TheLateShowWithStephenColbert to take over]] for Creator/DavidLetterman. Two other ''Daily Show'' alums were given their own Comedy Central shows, Creator/LewisBlack's ''[[Series/RootOfAllEvil Root of All Evil]]'' and the critically acclaimed ''Series/ImportantThingsWithDemetriMartin''. The show's writing staff has also published two books in connection to the show, both parodies of high-school textbooks; they are ''[[Literature/AmericaTheBook America (The Book): A Citizen's Guide To Democracy Inaction]]'' from 2004 and ''[[Literature/EarthTheBook Earth (The Book): A Visitor's Guide To The Human Race]]'' from 2010.
12th Oct '15 4:19:08 PM MissMokushiroku
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* EveryEpisodeEnding: "Here it is, your moment of zen." During Kilbourne's run, the clip was usually a ridiculous or surreal non sequitor, while Jon Stewart and Trevor Noah have both used a funny or ironic news clips that is usually related to something covered previously.
* RecycledSet: When Stewart made his debut, the set was exactly the same as the one Kilborn used at the end of his run as host. Averted with Trevor Noah's run, which features a new set and all new graphics and logos.

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* EveryEpisodeEnding: "Here it is, your moment of zen." During Kilbourne's Kilborn's run, the clip was usually a ridiculous or surreal non sequitor, sequitur, while Jon Stewart and Trevor Noah have both used a funny or ironic news clips that is usually related to something covered previously.
* RecycledSet: When Stewart made his debut, the set was exactly the same as the one Kilborn used at the end of his run as host. Averted with Trevor Noah's run, which features a new set and all new graphics and logos.
12th Oct '15 2:15:03 PM fauxtoast
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Current episodes can be watched (for now) free in the US [[http://www.cc.com/shows/the-daily-show-with-trevor-noah on Comedy Central's website]] . In Canada, it is available at [[http://watch.thecomedynetwork.ca the Comedy Network's site]]. The show is also available on Creator/Hulu.

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Current episodes can be watched (for now) free in the US [[http://www.cc.com/shows/the-daily-show-with-trevor-noah on Comedy Central's website]] . In Canada, it is available at [[http://watch.thecomedynetwork.ca the Comedy Network's site]]. The show is also available on Creator/Hulu.
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12th Oct '15 2:14:11 PM fauxtoast
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It can be [[http://www.cc.com/video-clips/the-daily-show-with-jon-stewart watched online for free]] (if you're lucky). In Canada, it is available at [[http://watch.thecomedynetwork.ca the Comedy Network's site]]. Just beware of ArchivePanic.

In March 2013, Stewart announced that [[http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/05/jon-stewart-taking-hiatus-from-daily-show-to-direct-film-rosewater-this-summer_n_2812933.html he would be taking a three-month hiatus]] from hosting the show in order to direct his first-ever feature film, ''Film/{{Rosewater}}''. Regular correspondent Creator/JohnOliver filled in as host for 8 of the 12 absent weeks (06/10/2013 - 08/15/2013). Stewart returned to hosting on September 3, 2013. Oliver subsequently left the show to start his own program on Creator/{{HBO}} called ''Series/LastWeekTonightWithJohnOliver''.

In May 2014, Comedy Central announced that ''Daily Show'' contributor Creator/LarryWilmore would have his own spinoff titled ''Series/TheNightlyShow'', which premiered in January 2015, taking ''The Colbert Report'''s former spot.

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It Current episodes can be watched (for now) free in the US [[http://www.cc.com/video-clips/the-daily-show-with-jon-stewart watched online for free]] (if you're lucky).com/shows/the-daily-show-with-trevor-noah on Comedy Central's website]] . In Canada, it is available at [[http://watch.thecomedynetwork.ca the Comedy Network's site]]. Just beware of ArchivePanic.\n\n The show is also available on Creator/Hulu.

In March 2013, Stewart announced that [[http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/05/jon-stewart-taking-hiatus-from-daily-show-to-direct-film-rosewater-this-summer_n_2812933.html he would be taking a three-month hiatus]] from hosting the show in order to direct his first-ever feature film, ''Film/{{Rosewater}}''. Regular correspondent Creator/JohnOliver filled in as host for 8 in June and August of the 12 absent weeks (06/10/2013 - 08/15/2013). 2013 before Stewart returned to hosting on September 3, 2013. Oliver subsequently left The added exposure from hosting the show to start his own program on prompted Creator/{{HBO}} called ''Series/LastWeekTonightWithJohnOliver''.

to offer him his own show. Oliver left ''The Daily Show'' (taking some of ''The Daily Show'' writers with him) in late 2013, and his new show, ''Series/LastWeekTonightWithJohnOliver'', premiered in April, 2014.

In May 2014, Comedy Central announced that ''Daily Show'' contributor Creator/LarryWilmore would have his own spinoff titled ''Series/TheNightlyShow'', which premiered in January 2015, taking ''The Colbert Report'''s former spot.
spot. Jon Stewart's production company, [=BusBoy=], produces the show, with Rory Albanese, who produced ''The Daily Show'' for many years, executive producing.
12th Oct '15 1:55:33 PM fauxtoast
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The main anchor is currently Trevor Noah (who took over in 2015, replacing Jon Stewart, who in turn took over in 1999, replacing [[ThePeteBest Craig Kilborn]]), but it's launched a few careers among its correspondents. Creator/SteveCarell and Ed Helms are successful alums, and Creator/StephenColbert got his own {{spinoff}} program called ''Series/TheColbertReport'' (a parody of confrontational talk programs such as ''TheOReillyFactor'') which became a runaway success leading him to be picked [[Series/TheLateShowWithStephenColbert to take over]] for Creator/DavidLetterman. Two more ''Daily Show'' alums have since been given their own Comedy Central shows, Creator/LewisBlack's ''[[Series/RootOfAllEvil Root of All Evil]]'' and the critically acclaimed ''Series/ImportantThingsWithDemetriMartin''.[[note]]The other major ''Daily Show'' correspondent now with his own show is Creator/JohnOliver, whose ''[[Series/LastWeekTonightWithJohnOliver Last Week Tonight]]'' airs on Creator/{{HBO}}.[[/note]] The show's writing staff has also published two books in connection to the show, both parodies of high-school textbooks; they are ''[[Literature/AmericaTheBook America (The Book): A Citizen's Guide To Democracy Inaction]]'' from 2004 and ''[[Literature/EarthTheBook Earth (The Book): A Visitor's Guide To The Human Race]]'' from 2010.

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The main anchor is currently Trevor Noah (who took over in 2015, replacing Jon Stewart, who in turn took over in 1999, replacing [[ThePeteBest Craig Kilborn]]), but it's launched a few careers among its correspondents. Creator/SteveCarell and Ed Helms are successful alums, and Creator/StephenColbert got his own {{spinoff}} program called ''Series/TheColbertReport'' (a parody of confrontational talk programs such as ''TheOReillyFactor'') which became a runaway success leading him to be picked [[Series/TheLateShowWithStephenColbert to take over]] for Creator/DavidLetterman. Two more other ''Daily Show'' alums have since been were given their own Comedy Central shows, Creator/LewisBlack's ''[[Series/RootOfAllEvil Root of All Evil]]'' and the critically acclaimed ''Series/ImportantThingsWithDemetriMartin''.[[note]]The other major ''Daily Show'' correspondent now with his own show is Creator/JohnOliver, whose ''[[Series/LastWeekTonightWithJohnOliver Last Week Tonight]]'' airs on Creator/{{HBO}}.[[/note]] ''Series/ImportantThingsWithDemetriMartin''. The show's writing staff has also published two books in connection to the show, both parodies of high-school textbooks; they are ''[[Literature/AmericaTheBook America (The Book): A Citizen's Guide To Democracy Inaction]]'' from 2004 and ''[[Literature/EarthTheBook Earth (The Book): A Visitor's Guide To The Human Race]]'' from 2010.
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