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John Oliver’s Stint as ‘Daily Show’ Host Begins June 10

Comedian John Oliver will begin his guest-hosting stint on “The Daily Show” starting on June 10, Comedy Central announced Wednesday. [xfinity-record-button id=”8504899649592738112″ program_type=”series”] Oliver will be filling in this summer for “Daily Show” host Jon Stewart, who’s taking a hiatus to direct his first feature film, “Rosewater.” His first guest will be “knocked Up” star […]

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Al Madrigal of ‘Daily Show’ Goes Solo in Special

LOS ANGELES (AP) — There’s the Al Madrigal who speaks in the crisp, skeptical tones of a “Daily Show” correspondent, whether grilling Arizona foes of Latino studies or questioning the sanity of Puerto Ricans who want statehood in a dysfunctional United States of Sequester. Then there’s the comedian showcased in his first hour-long stand-up special, […]

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Jon Stewart Taking Summer Leave From ‘The Daily Show’

“The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” will be without Jon Stewart for a few months. Stewart has announced he’s taking leave from his popular Comedy Central series this summer to direct his first feature film, “Rosewater.” [xfinity-record-button id=”8504899649592738112″ program_type=”series”] Stewart will be on hiatus for eight weeks, but viewers will feel his absence for a […]

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From Springsteen to Letterman, Sandy Disrupts

NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway, Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center all remained dark Tuesday as superstorm Sandy left the New York entertainment industry fighting to go on with the show — even if it meant performing for empty studios. That was how David Letterman and Jimmy Fallon taped their late shows Monday night, leading to […]

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Obama Tells Jon Stewart: No Confusion Over Response to Libya Attack

NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama is pushing back against critics who say there was confusion within his administration following the deadly attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Libya. Obama says on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” that he “wasn’t confused” about the need to ramp up diplomatic security around the globe and investigate […]

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