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BIO: Jon Stewart (born Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz; November 28, 1962)[6] is an American political satirist, writer, television host, actor, media critic and stand-up comedian. He is widely known as host of ... (read more...)

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AN ACT OF GOD, Starring Jim Parsons, Concludes Limited Engagement Tonight on Broadway AN ACT OF GOD, Starring Jim Parsons, Concludes Limited Engagement Tonight on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - August 02, 2015

The new Broadway comedy An Act of God, starring Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Jim Parsons, began performances on May 7 and will close today, August 2, 2015, at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street).... (more...)
VIDEO: Larry Wilmore Discusses Shooting of Samuel Dubose on Last Night's NIGHTLY SHOW VIDEO: Larry Wilmore Discusses Shooting of Samuel Dubose on Last Night's NIGHTLY SHOW
by TV News Desk - July 31, 2015

Despite an attempted cover-up, a University of Cincinnati police officer faces murder charges for fatally shooting Samuel DuBose, an unarmed black man, during a traffic stop.... (more...)
Amy Schumer Among Final Guests Set for DAILY SHOW WITH JON STEWART Amy Schumer Among Final Guests Set for DAILY SHOW WITH JON STEWART
by TV News Desk - July 31, 2015

Jon Stewart concluded last night's THE DAILY SHOW by announcing that Louis C.K., Denis Leary and Amy Schumer will be his final guests when he says goodbye to his Comedy Central hosting gig next week.... (more...)
OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK Announces Fall Premiere Dates OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK Announces Fall Premiere Dates
by TV News Desk - July 29, 2015

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today the network's fall premiere schedule, which includes the seven-night landmark television event “Belief” (Oct. 18-24) plus all-new episodes and seasons of returning favorites beginning this September.... (more...)
Starz Kids & Family to Present AMAZING ANIMATION Double Features This August Starz Kids & Family to Present AMAZING ANIMATION Double Features This August
by TV News Desk - July 29, 2015

Starz presents 'Amazing Animation,' a month-long double-feature of 10 popular animated feature films starting Saturday, August 1 at 6pm ET/PT on STARZ KIDS & FAMILY.... (more...)
VIDEO: Jon Stewart Talks Life After 'Daily Show' on NIGHTLY SHOW VIDEO: Jon Stewart Talks Life After 'Daily Show' on NIGHTLY SHOW
by TV News Desk - July 29, 2015

Jon Stewart dropped by last night's THE NIGHTLY SHOW to talk to host Larry Wimore about life after The Daily Show and his special relationship with President Obama. Check out the appearance below!... (more...)
VIDEO: Tom Cruise Confirms Next MISION IMPOSSIBLE in the Works on 'Daily Show' VIDEO: Tom Cruise Confirms Next MISION IMPOSSIBLE in the Works on 'Daily Show'
by TV News Desk - July 29, 2015

'Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation' star Tom Cruise stopped by last night's THE DAILY SHOW to give host Jon Stewart some advice on how to become an action hero... (more...)
VIDEO: Trevor Noah Talks Getting 'The Daily Show' on CORDEN VIDEO: Trevor Noah Talks Getting 'The Daily Show' on CORDEN
by TV News Desk - July 29, 2015

On last night's LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN, guest Trevor Noah talked about the experience of getting the call to succeed Jon Stewart at hosting The Daily Show.... (more...)
Review Roundup: MACK & MABEL with Michael Ball and Rebecca LaChance Review Roundup: MACK & MABEL with Michael Ball and Rebecca LaChance
by Review Roundups - July 28, 2015

Mack & Mabel, which will embark on a UK & Ireland Tour in Autumn 2015 following its premiere at Chichester Festival Theatre, stars double Oliver award-winning Michael Ball and Rebecca LaChance. Based on the real-life romance between Hollywood legends Mack Sennett and Mabel Normand, it tells the stor... (more...)
VIDEO: Larry Wilmore Uses Pudding Pop to Burst Bill Cosby's Legal Defense Plan VIDEO: Larry Wilmore Uses Pudding Pop to Burst Bill Cosby's Legal Defense Plan
by TV News Desk - July 28, 2015

On last night's NIGHTLY SHOW WITH LARRY WILMORE, host Larry Wilmore used a pudding pop to bust the weak points in the defense plan being floated by Bill Cosby's legal team.... (more...)
Tony Winner Michael McGrath Joins Cast of  Roundabout's Broadway-Bound SHE LOVES ME Tony Winner Michael McGrath Joins Cast of Roundabout's Broadway-Bound SHE LOVES ME
by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2015

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) just announced that Tony Award winner Michael McGrath (Sipos) will join previously announced stars, Laura Benanti (Amalia), Josh Radnor (Georg), Rene? Auberjonois (Maraczek), Gavin Creel (Kodaly) and Jane Krakowski (Ilona) in a new Broadway... (more...)
WAKE UP with BWW 7/27/2015 - 'ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS' Opens and More! WAKE UP with BWW 7/27/2015 - 'ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS' Opens and More!
by Jessica Showers - July 27, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: James Lecesne brings 'ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS' off-Broadway and more!... (more...)
Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 7/25-7/26/2015
by - July 26, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, July 26, 2015 - Sunday, July 26, 2015. ... (more...)
VIDEO: President Obama and Jon Stewart Talk HAMILTON Backstage at THE DAILY SHOW VIDEO: President Obama and Jon Stewart Talk HAMILTON Backstage at THE DAILY SHOW
by Sally Henry - July 26, 2015

President Obama recently visited The Daily Show for the last time. Before his final appearance with Jon Stewart, the two chatted backstage about Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical HAMILTON, recalling that Miranda first performed a small segment from the show at The White House in 2009. Watch the President... (more...)
VIDEO: Jon Stewart Reworks GREASE Classic with 'Summer Trumpin' VIDEO: Jon Stewart Reworks GREASE Classic with 'Summer Trumpin'
by TV News Desk - July 24, 2015

Jon Stewart continued his rant on Donald Trump and his presidential run on last night's THE DAILY SHOW. Before wrapping up the segment, the host shared an updated version of 'Summer Lovin' from the musical GREASE, which he called, 'Summer Trumpin'. Check it out below!... (more...)
Comedian Robert Klein to Headline The Colonial Theatre, 8/1 Comedian Robert Klein to Headline The Colonial Theatre, 8/1
by BWW News Desk - July 23, 2015

Berkshire Theatre Group welcomes Tony and Grammy Award-nominated comedian, Robert Klein, with special guest Scott Blakeman, at The Colonial Theatre on Saturday, August 1 at 8pm.... (more...)
HBO Orders Season 2 of THE BRINK, Starring Jack Black HBO Orders Season 2 of THE BRINK, Starring Jack Black
by TV News Desk - July 22, 2015

HBO has ordered a second-season for its freshman comedy THE BRINK, starring Jack Black and Tim Robbins.... (more...)
VIDEO: President Barack Obama Makes Final Appearance on THE DAILY SHOW VIDEO: President Barack Obama Makes Final Appearance on THE DAILY SHOW
by TV News Desk - July 22, 2015

Looking at his final months as president, Barack Obama appeared on last night's DAILY SHOW to share what he'd still like to accomplish.... (more...)
VIDEO: Jon Stewart Rants on Latest Donald Trump Comments on McCain VIDEO: Jon Stewart Rants on Latest Donald Trump Comments on McCain
by TV News Desk - July 21, 2015

Presidential hopeful Donald Trump is in hot water once again after disputing the war hero status of Senator and former P.O.W. John McCain.... (more...)
Stage & Screen Star Carol Burnett to Receive 2015 SAG Life Achievement Award Stage & Screen Star Carol Burnett to Receive 2015 SAG Life Achievement Award
by TV News Desk - July 20, 2015

Carol Burnett – comedic trailblazer, actor, singer, dancer, producer and author – has been named the 52nd recipient of SAG-AFTRA's highest tribute: the SAG Life Achievement Award for career achievement and humanitarian accomplishment.... (more...)
VIDEO: Trevor Noah Talks Taking Over as Host of 'The Daily Show' on TONIGHT VIDEO: Trevor Noah Talks Taking Over as Host of 'The Daily Show' on TONIGHT
by TV News Desk - July 20, 2015

On Friday's TONIGHT SHOW, guest Trevor Noah chatted with Jimmy about stepping in for Jon Stewart as host of The Daily Show.... (more...)
President Barack Obama to Appear on THE DAILY SHOW, 7/21 President Barack Obama to Appear on THE DAILY SHOW, 7/21
by TV News Desk - July 17, 2015

President Barack Obama will make his seventh and final appearance as a guest on “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” on Tuesday, July 21 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT, leading up to Jon's last show as host on Thursday, August 6.... (more...)
Comedy Central Honored with 26 Primetime EMMY Nominations Comedy Central Honored with 26 Primetime EMMY Nominations
by TV News Desk - July 17, 2015

Comedy Central earned a record 26 nominations in the 2014-2015 Primetime Emmy® Awards competition with seven individual series receiving nominations... (more...)
GRAMMY Awards & 'Stevie Wonder All-Star GRAMMY Salute' Receive Four Emmy Award Nominations GRAMMY Awards & 'Stevie Wonder All-Star GRAMMY Salute' Receive Four Emmy Award Nominations
by BWW News Desk - July 16, 2015

In recognition of outstanding artistic excellence, the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards telecast received three Emmy nominations and the 'Stevie Wonder: Songs In The Key Of Life — An All-Star GRAMMY Salute' television special also received a nod at the Television Academy's nominations announcement earlier ... (more...)
2015 EMMY Nominations By Series and Network 2015 EMMY Nominations By Series and Network
by TV News Desk - July 16, 2015

Below, checkout out the nominations by series and network... (more...)






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