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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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THE DAILY SHOW to Cover Midterm Elections with 'Democalypse 2014: South by South Mess'THE DAILY SHOW to Cover Midterm Elections with 'Democalypse 2014: South by South Mess'
October 22, 2014

Next week, "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" begins broadcasting from Austin to cover the upcoming midterm elections with "Democalypse 2014: South by South Mess." This special week of shows are taping... (more...)


Rehearsals Start Tomorrow for POCATELLO at Playwrights Horizons; Crystal Finn Completes CastRehearsals Start Tomorrow for POCATELLO at Playwrights Horizons; Crystal Finn Completes Cast
October 20, 2014

Rehearsals begin tomorrow, Tuesday, October 21 for the Playwrights Horizons production of POCATELLO, the world premiere of a new play by Obie, Drama Desk and Lortel awards winner and 2014 MacArthur Fo... (more...)


VIDEO: Watch Clips from Last Night's LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVERVIDEO: Watch Clips from Last Night's LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER
October 20, 2014

HBO continues its satirical look at the week in news, politics and current events, LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER continued with a new edition SUNDAY, OCT. 19 (more...)


Comedian John Oliver Adds Second Show at The Beacon Theatre, 1/30Comedian John Oliver Adds Second Show at The Beacon Theatre, 1/30
October 17, 2014

Live Nation announced today that due to overwhelming demand, John Oliver, host of HBO's Last Week Tonight, has added a second show at The Beacon Theatre on Friday, January 30, 2015 at 10:30PM in addi... (more...)


Mo Rocca to Play Ridgefield Playhouse, 11/14Mo Rocca to Play Ridgefield Playhouse, 11/14
October 16, 2014

For tickets ($75), call (203) 438-5795 or visit ridgefieldplayhouse.org. The Ridgefield Playhouse is a not-for-profit performing arts center located at 80 East Ridge, parallel to Main Street, Ridgefie... (more...)


Milwaukee Repertory Theater to Stage HARVEY, 11/18-12/21Milwaukee Repertory Theater to Stage HARVEY, 11/18-12/21
October 16, 2014

In celebration of its 70th Anniversary, Milwaukee Repertory Theater mounts a new production of Mary Chase's Harvey, the classic American comedy that won the Pulitzer Prize, played for 1,775 performanc... (more...)


VIDEO: Bill O'Reilly & Jon Stewart Argue Over 'White Privilege' on DAILY SHOWVIDEO: Bill O'Reilly & Jon Stewart Argue Over 'White Privilege' on DAILY SHOW
by - October 16, 2014

Fox News Channel host Bill O'Reilly stopped by Comedy Central star Jon Stewart's The Daily Show last night to discuss his book "Killing Patton" and argued that his ethnicity has not played a part in ... (more...)


Upright Citizens Brigade Members to Play CSULB Theatre Arts Department, 11/8Upright Citizens Brigade Members to Play CSULB Theatre Arts Department, 11/8
October 16, 2014

Members of the Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company (UCB TourCo) – one of the most acclaimed improvisation and sketch comedy troupes in the nation – will bring their specialized training and perfo... (more...)


Robin Thede Named Head Writer for THE MINORITY REPORT WITH LARRY WILMORERobin Thede Named Head Writer for THE MINORITY REPORT WITH LARRY WILMORE
October 15, 2014

Robin Thede has been named Head Writer of Comedy Central's next great late-night franchise "The Minority Report with Larry Wilmore," it was announced today by Wilmore, Executive Producer, Writer and H... (more...)


Jon Stewart's NIGHT OF TOO MANY STARS to Air March 2015 on Comedy CentralJon Stewart's NIGHT OF TOO MANY STARS to Air March 2015 on Comedy Central
October 13, 2014

Comedy Central has once again joined forces with Jon Stewart's Busboy Productions and New York Collaborates for Autism for its sixth biennial special event, 'Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Tog... (more...)


John Oliver to Perform at Beacon Theatre, 1/30John Oliver to Perform at Beacon Theatre, 1/30
October 13, 2014

New York, NY (October 13, 2014) - Live Nation announced today that John Oliver, host of HBO's Last Week Tonight, will be performing at The Beacon Theatre on Friday, January 30, 2015 at 7:30PM. John Ol... (more...)


John Oliver Coming to The Beacon Theatre in January 2015John Oliver Coming to The Beacon Theatre in January 2015
October 13, 2014

Live Nation announced today that John Oliver, host of HBO's Last Week Tonight, will be performing at The Beacon Theatre on Friday, January 30, 2015 at 7:30PM. John Oliver is an Emmy and Writer's Guild... (more...)


Hasan Minhaj & Trevor Noah Join Comedy Central's THE DAILY SHOW WITH JON STEWARTHasan Minhaj & Trevor Noah Join Comedy Central's THE DAILY SHOW WITH JON STEWART
October 10, 2014

“The Best F*&#ing News Team Ever!” is getting bigger and bester with the Emmy® and Peabody® Award-winning “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” adding two new members to its roster with Hasan Minhaj begin... (more...)


Jake Johannsen Coming to Comedy Works Larimer Square, 11/6-8Jake Johannsen Coming to Comedy Works Larimer Square, 11/6-8
October 09, 2014

A self-confessed raconteur of weird stories, it is no wonder that Jake Johannsen is one of David Letterman's favorite comics. With over forty Letterman appearances under his belt (not to mention a han... (more...)


NBC Approached Jon Stewart for MEET THE PRESSNBC Approached Jon Stewart for MEET THE PRESS
October 08, 2014

Like his fellow Comedy Central staple Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart could have made the move to broadcast television. (more...)


VIDEO: With Jon Stewart Out Sick DAILY SHOW Correspondents Jones & Bee Take Over as HostsVIDEO: With Jon Stewart Out Sick DAILY SHOW Correspondents Jones & Bee Take Over as Hosts
October 08, 2014

Below, check out a clip from last night's broadcast in which Bee attempts to uncover statistics about the excessive use of lethal force by the police, only to discover that such data is mysteriously n... (more...)


HA! The Musical Set for New York Comedy Festival Next MonthHA! The Musical Set for New York Comedy Festival Next Month
October 07, 2014

After a sold-out summer run this past August, 'HA!' The Musical, a hilarious behind the scenes look at the world of standup comedy, will return to STAGE 72 (158 West 72nd Street) as an official select... (more...)


VIDEO: Watch Clip from Last Night's LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVERVIDEO: Watch Clip from Last Night's LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER
October 06, 2014

HBO continues its satirical look at the week in news, politics and current events, LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER continues with a new edition SUNDAY, OCT. 5 (11:00-11:30 p.m. ET/PT), (more...)


Brian d'Arcy James, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Leslie Odom Jr. & More to Join Lin-Manuel Miranda in HAMILTON at The PublicBrian d'Arcy James, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Leslie Odom Jr. & More to Join Lin-Manuel Miranda in HAMILTON at The Public
October 02, 2014

The Public Theater announced a four-week extension for the world premiere musical HAMILTON, with book, music, and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda. Inspired by the book 'Alexander Hamilton' by Ron Chernow... (more...)


New York Comedy Festival Adds 60 Shows to Lineup - Jim Gaffigan, Ilana Glazer, Pete Holmes and More!New York Comedy Festival Adds 60 Shows to Lineup - Jim Gaffigan, Ilana Glazer, Pete Holmes and More!
October 02, 2014

The New York Comedy Festival (NYCF), in association with Comedy Central, announced today the addition of more than 60 shows including Comics to Watch, the New York's Funniest Stand-Up competition fina... (more...)


VIDEO: Lena Dunham Responds to Recent Book Tour Controversy on THE DAILY SHOWVIDEO: Lena Dunham Responds to Recent Book Tour Controversy on THE DAILY SHOW
October 02, 2014

Lena Dunham stopped by last night's THE DAILY SHOW on Cmedy Central to shared her approach to handling Internet critics and her recent book tour controversy. (more...)


THE VIEW's Joy Behar Set for New Solo Off-Broadway Play ME, MY MOUTH AND ITHE VIEW's Joy Behar Set for New Solo Off-Broadway Play ME, MY MOUTH AND I
October 01, 2014

ME, MY MOUTH AND I – a new solo play written and performed by Joy Behar – will be given its world-premiere production at Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St.) this fall, with previews set to begin Thu... (more...)


VIDEO: Ben Affleck Scolds Jon Stewart for Ruining 'Gone Girl' & 'Batman' Plots: 'Are You Kidding Me?'VIDEO: Ben Affleck Scolds Jon Stewart for Ruining 'Gone Girl' & 'Batman' Plots: 'Are You Kidding Me?'
October 01, 2014

Ben Affleck stopped by last night's THE DAILY SHOW on Comedy Central to promote his new film 'Gone Girl,' but ended up accusing host Jon Stewart of being a copycat. (more...)


LIONSGATE TEAMS WITH STEPHENIE MEYER, FACEBOOK AND WOMEN IN FILM TO CREATE SHORT FILMS COMPETITION BASED ON CHARACTERS FROM THE WORLD OF TWILIGHTLIONSGATE TEAMS WITH STEPHENIE MEYER, FACEBOOK AND WOMEN IN FILM TO CREATE SHORT FILMS COMPETITION BASED ON CHARACTERS FROM THE WORLD OF TWILIGHT
October 01, 2014

Winning Short Films by Aspiring Female Filmmakers to be Chosen By Star-Studded Award-Winning Female Panelists (more...)


Lionsgate Announces New TWILIGHT Film Series Coming to Facebook!Lionsgate Announces New TWILIGHT Film Series Coming to Facebook!
October 01, 2014

Lionsgate has announced that it will team with Facebook, the prestigious Women In Film organization, the crowdsourcing platform Tongal and best-selling 'Twilight Saga' author Stephenie Meyer to create... (more...)







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