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Jon Stewart Taking Leave From 'Daily Show' to Direct His First Movie

by Jacob Hall March 5, 2013 @ 1:52 PM
Comedy Central
Jon Stewart may be one of the hardest working men on television, but it looks like he's about to take a break from hosting 'The Daily Show' for a few months. But he's not going on a vacation: he's going to direct a movie. 'Rosewater' will not only be Stewart's first time behind the camera, it will be something completely out of his regular wheelhouse.

Remembering 9/11: How Late-Night Comedy Bounced Back After the Tragedy

by Nick Romano September 11, 2012 @ 10:02 AM
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The events of September 11, 2001 will forever be engraved in American history as one of the most tragic events, and the most impactful moment of our lifetime. But while the country collectively grieved over the human casualties, none were more affected than the residents of New York City. It was there that the devastation occurred and it was there that the survivors, the families of the victims and the city itself had to rebuild their lives.
At the time, most couldn't find the proper words to address the situation, but despite this challenge, it was left to all the late-night shows and media outlets that we often turn to for guidance to help us make sense of 9/11 and help us move on.

Robert Pattinson Makes His First Post-Breakup Appearance on 'The Daily Show'

by ScreenCrush Staff August 14, 2012 @ 7:39 AM
Comedy Central
Last night, Robert Pattinson made his first television appearance since his public breakup with 'Twilight' star Kristen Stewart on 'The Daily Show.' As expected, the audience was filled with 'Twilight' fans who had been waiting all day to see him. So what did he say? How did they react?

Robert Pattinson Follows Kristen Stewart Breakup With 'The Daily Show' Appearance

by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 8, 2012 @ 3:30 PM
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Everyone loves the first major interview following a public and embarrassing celebrity moment. Some people can laugh at the humor of the situation, as Fred Willard did on David Letterman following his recent public masturbation arrest, but will Robert Pattinson let his icy vampire exterior warm during his first major public appearance following Kristen Stewart's embarrassing affair? Who will be the one to crack RPattz on KStew?

Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert Extend Comedy Central Contracts

by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 25, 2012 @ 11:40 AM
Comedy Central
Huzzah, America!  After being around seemingly forever, it would seem that 'The Daily Show' will be around quite a while longer, with its current and arguably best host to date in place.  More than that, its sister show 'The Colbert Report' will be sticking around as well, but for how long?  Does either series have a shelf life, or does Comedy Central plan to keep them around indefinitely?