JON STEWART

 

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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The Story Pirates to Host 2017 Benefit Shows at Crossroads School The Story Pirates to Host 2017 Benefit Shows at Crossroads School
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

The Story Pirates, a national arts integration education organization, announces its annual The Story Pirates Benefit Shows on Saturday, June 10th 2017 at Crossroads School (1714 21st St. Santa Monica). The two performances will begin at 12:00pm and 3:00pm respectively, and a reception for all atten... (more...)
Jon Stewart and HBO Scrap Plans for New Topical Animated Series Jon Stewart and HBO Scrap Plans for New Topical Animated Series
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2017

Yesterday however, The New York Times reported that Stewart and HBO have officially agreed to scrap the project entirely.... (more...)
Scoop: THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT on CBS - Tuesday, May 23, 2017- June 2, 2017 Scoop: THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT on CBS - Tuesday, May 23, 2017- June 2, 2017
by TV Scoop - May 23, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT, airing on CBS on Tuesday, May 23, 2017!... (more...)
Comedy Central Announces Series Extension for THE PRESIDENT SHOW Comedy Central Announces Series Extension for THE PRESIDENT SHOW
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2017

In a sweeping victory, Comedy Central has extended the inaugural season of THE PRESIDENT SHOW for an additional seven episodes, it was announced today by Kent Alterman, President, Comedy Central.... (more...)
Tim McArthur and Chums to Perform Benefit Concert for TheatreMAD Tim McArthur and Chums to Perform Benefit Concert for TheatreMAD
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Tim McArthur and some of his close chums gather  for an evening of music, stories and lots of silly showbiz fun on Sunday 4th June at Hippodrome Casino.... (more...)
Ben Platt, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, OSLO & More Win at the Drama League Awards! Ben Platt, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, OSLO & More Win at the Drama League Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

This afternoon, Broadway's brightest gathered at the Marriott Marquis Times Square to celebrate this years Drama League Awards nominees for Outstanding Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award.... (more...)
Lower East Side Film Festival Announces 2017 Lineup & Full Schedule of Events Lower East Side Film Festival Announces 2017 Lineup & Full Schedule of Events
by Movies News Desk - May 18, 2017

The Lower East Side Film Festival directors are proud to announce the festival's seventh annual opening and closing night films along with the complete festival schedule.... (more...)
Off-Broadway's BAGHDADDY to Launch Talk-Back Series Next Week Off-Broadway's BAGHDADDY to Launch Talk-Back Series Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

The well reviewed, NY Times Critic's Pick by Marshall Pailet and A.D. Penedo, the musical Baghdaddy began performances on  April 6 at St. Luke's Theatre (308 West 46th Street). This Monday, May 22 they will launch a talk-back series, following the show, with more to be announced.... (more...)
ABC Unveils 2017-18 Primetime Schedule ft. LITTLE MERMAID LIVE!, DWTS Jr. & More ABC Unveils 2017-18 Primetime Schedule ft. LITTLE MERMAID LIVE!, DWTS Jr. & More
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2017

ABC continues its commitment to distinctive storytelling with the announcement of its 2017-18 slate of programming. Channing Dungey, president, ABC Entertainment, will unveil the network's new lineup to the advertising and media communities this afternoon at Lincoln Center's David Geffen Hall in New... (more...)
GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for May 16, 2017 GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for May 16, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 16, 2017

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI! It's Tuesday, May 16, 2017, and while the whole worlds goes to hell in a handbasket, what with the latest news coming out of Washington about highly classified secrets being passed on to the Russians, Nashville theater companies are still striving to prevent people from fin... (more...)
God to Pay A Visit to Pittsburgh Public God to Pay A Visit to Pittsburgh Public
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Pittsburgh Public Theater closes its 42nd season with An Act of God, the hilariously irreverent comedy by David Javerbaum, former writer of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart." Directed by Ted Pappas, The Public's Producing Artistic Director, An Act of God runs June 1 - July 2, 2017 at the O'Reilly Th... (more...)
Nashville's OZ Arts Center Reveals 2017-18 Season Nashville's OZ Arts Center Reveals 2017-18 Season
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 15, 2017

OZ Arts Nashville, Music City's critically acclaimed and pioneering contemporary arts center, Monday announced its 2017-18 season, programmed by artistic director Lauren Snelling to include works that are described, by turns, as viscerally beautiful, death-defying, innovative and topical. Headlining... (more...)
Last Tuesday's LATE SHOW on CBS Adds +1.32 Million Viewers with L+3 Last Tuesday's LATE SHOW on CBS Adds +1.32 Million Viewers with L+3
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2017

Last Tuesday's THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT, with guests Jon Stewart, Samantha Bee, John Oliver, Ed Helms and Rob Cordrry, added +1.32 million viewers with L+3 viewing, increasing its live plus same day audience to 5.10m from 3.78m viewers, according to Nielsen L+3 day ratings for May 9.... (more...)
Adult Swim Announces New Comedy Projects With Jena Friedman, Derrick Beckles and Eric Andre Adult Swim Announces New Comedy Projects With Jena Friedman, Derrick Beckles and Eric Andre
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2017

Continuing its reign as the home for creative driven, one-of-a-kind programming, Adult Swim announced today two live-action comedy projects, including a new special from comedian Jena Friedman and the series Mostly 4 Millennials from Derrick Beckles and Eric Andre.... (more...)
BWW Previews: FINDING NEVERLAND at BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS BWW Previews: FINDING NEVERLAND at BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
by John Lariviere - May 13, 2017

Finding Neverland  is coming to The Broward Center for the Performing Arts June 13 - 25, 2017. Finding Neverland tells the incredible story behind one of the world's most beloved characters: Peter Pan... (more...)
Chris Stapleton Visits THE CHARLIE ROSE SHOW on PBS Chris Stapleton Visits THE CHARLIE ROSE SHOW on PBS
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Chris Stapleton joined legendary journalist and talk show host Charlie Rose for a special interview on last night's PBS program.... (more...)
Watch Extended, Uncensored Segment of LATE SHOW with Jon Stewart, John Oliver & More Watch Extended, Uncensored Segment of LATE SHOW with Jon Stewart, John Oliver & More
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2017

During Tuesday night's episode of THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT, Stephen Colbert hosted Jon Stewart, Samantha Bee, John Oliver, Ed Helms and Rob Corddry for a special evening of comedy and conversation.... (more...)
LATE SHOW Delivers Highest Regularly Scheduled Local Ratings Since Sept. 2015 LATE SHOW Delivers Highest Regularly Scheduled Local Ratings Since Sept. 2015
by TV News Desk - May 10, 2017

THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT, with guests Jon Stewart, Samantha Bee, John Oliver, Ed Helms and Rob Corddry, averaged a 3.1 rating in the 56 metered markets, the show's highest regularly scheduled rating since Sept. 22, 2015.... (more...)
Chris Stapleton Performs 'Broken Halos' on 'The Howard Stern Show' Chris Stapleton Performs 'Broken Halos' on 'The Howard Stern Show'
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Chris Stapleton was a guest on “The Howard Stern Show” yesterday. Listen to excerpts of his interview and watch his full performance of “Broken Halos”... (more...)
VIDEO: 'Daily Show' Reunion! Jon Stewart, John Oliver & More Visit LATE SHOW VIDEO: 'Daily Show' Reunion! Jon Stewart, John Oliver & More Visit LATE SHOW
by TV News Desk - May 10, 2017

Everyone gets their own cushion when Stephen sits down with his former colleagues Jon Stewart, Rob Corddry, John Oliver, Samantha Bee and Ed Helms on last night's LATE SHOW.... (more...)
NO NAME... & A BAG O' CHIPS Variety Shows Coming Up This Month at Otto's NO NAME... & A BAG O' CHIPS Variety Shows Coming Up This Month at Otto's
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2017

'No Name... & A Bag O' Chips' comedy / variety show producer Eric Vetter recently announced two May 2017 shows at Otto's in Manhattan with the first on Friday, May 12th to feature comics Leighann Lord (Star Talk with Neil de Grasse Tyson), Liz Miele (The Daily Show With Jon Stewart), Doug Smith (New... (more...)
Updated 'I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT', ACT OF GOD and More Set for George Street in 2017-18 at Interim Venue Updated 'I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT', ACT OF GOD and More Set for George Street in 2017-18 at Interim Venue
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2017

George Street Playhouse announced today it will present its 2017-18 and 2018-19 seasons at 103 College Farm Road, just off of Route 1 in New Brunswick -- 2 miles from its current home on Livingston Avenue.  Formerly known as the Agricultural Museum of New Jersey, and now owned by Rutgers University,... (more...)
Aaron Tveit to Star in Barrington Stage Company's COMPANY; Initial Season Casting Announced Aaron Tveit to Star in Barrington Stage Company's COMPANY; Initial Season Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2017

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Michele Weathers, is proud to announce initial casting for the 2017 season.... (more...)
Paper Mill Playhouse Announces 2017 Rising Star Award Nominees Paper Mill Playhouse Announces 2017 Rising Star Award Nominees
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2017

As one of the nation's leading professional theaters and recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director) has a well-earned reputation for launching both performers and shows to Broadway.... (more...)
Broadway in Boston Engagement of FINDING NEVERLAND On Sale 5/7 Broadway in Boston Engagement of FINDING NEVERLAND On Sale 5/7
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2017

Broadway In Boston, announced today that tickets for the upcoming Boston engagement of FINDING NEVERLAND will go on sale to the public this Sunday, May 7th.  FINDING NEVERLAND will play a limited two week engagement at the Boston Opera House August 8-20, 2017 as part of the 2016-2017 Lexus Broadway ... (more...)






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