And lo, Larry Wilmore’s The Nightly Show has come to an early end after 259 episodes, but won’t be forgotten. Not only did former Daily Show host Jon Stewart drop by to send off his former show’s “Senior Black Correspondent,” you can watch both Stewart’s and Wilmore’s goodbyes right now.
Lord knows we’ve missed the genius of Jon Stewart’s late-night voice in these troubled times, and it’s been some time since HBO signed the former Daily Show host to a four-year development deal. We wouldn’t expect Stewart to suit up again behind a desk just yet, but HBO now believes the late-night veteran will return to active TV duty just in time for the 2016 election.
Jon Stewart said goodbye to The Daily Show last night in equal parts star-studded and quiet, personal fashion as former correspondents like Steve Carell, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver and Olivia Munn returned to pay their respects, while Bruce Springsteen closed out the slow with a performance — at Stewart’s request — of his 1999 song “The Land of Hopes and Dreams” and, for his fellow New Jerseyan, “Born to Run”.
Now that President Obama has come and gone, Jon Stewart’s final round of Daily Show outings will bring out a few more big guns to help send him off. Among the sure to be extensive list, we already have top comedians (and near successors) Amy Schumer, Louis C.K. and even Denis Leary booking slots on Jon Stewart’s final run.
Jon Stewart may be one of the hardest working men on television, but it looks like he's about to take a break from hosting 'The Daily Show' for a few months. But he's not going on a vacation: he's going to direct a movie. 'Rosewater' will not only be Stewart's first time behind the camera, it will be something completely out of his regular wheelhouse.
Over the years, Jon Stewart has had many actors as guests on 'The Daily Show' but there's one person Stewart says will never return to his stage. Who is this person and what did he do to piss of the 'Daily Show' host and his staff?
P!nk released her sixth album yesterday, The Truth About Love, and has now released details about a tour in support of her new album. 'The Truth About Love' tour will kick off February 13th in Arizona and wrap up in March in Boston. Tickets for the Dallas show goes on sale Friday, Oct. 5 at 10 a.m.