Donald Trump has yet another Twitter war on his hands, this time targeting Jon Stewart. The famed billionaire went on a rant about Stewart, not only calling him a “total phony,” but implying that Stewart was ashamed of his Jewish heritage, after Stewart made a crack on “The Daily Show” about Trump’s real name being […]
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 […]
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, […]
Oh, the perils of digital diplomacy! The U.S. Embassy in Cairo temporarily shut down its Twitter feed on Wednesday and deleted a tweet linking to a video of “The Daily Show,” in which host Jon Stewart mocked Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi.
“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 […]
Playing the lovable rogue is Hugh Grant’s usual M.O., but the British actor certainly did not charm Jon Stewart when he appeared as a guest on “The Daily Show” in 2009. In fact, Stewart revealed in a recent interview that he will “never” have Grant back on the show.
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 […]
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Steve Carell is getting back into the television game – as a producer this time. The former star of “The Office,” Carell will executive-produce a new comedy at Fox which will star his “Daily Show” colleague Jason Jones. The as-yet-untitled comedy centers around a single man who has shunned the family […]
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 […]
A mix of politics and new fall TV shows fills out our Top Five this week.