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By Meredith Blake source It’s a few minutes after 6 p.m. on Thursday night, and as Donald Trump prepares to accept his nomination at the Republican National Convention, a weary-looking Stephen Colbert is rehearsing a few hundred miles away at the Ed Sullivan Theater. Dressed in rumpled khakis and nursing a massive Starbucks coffee, the host runs […]

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By Connie Guglielmo Source Olivia Munn plays first-person shooter games, loves her smart home and says she’ll be the first to invest in flying hoverboards. But don’t call the actress, who grew up tinkering with PCs, a nerd or a geek. “Before, we had to learn how to type on the computer without looking at […]

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By Jason Lynch Source If you’re lamenting Jon Stewart’s departure from The Daily Show last August and wishing he was still a presence in late night, your wish has come true. In the end, Stewart’s late-night hiatus didn’t even last a month. The former host has been an important force on The Late Show With […]

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By David Marchese Source With Last Week Tonight, John Oliver has found himself in the curious, and enviable, position of hosting a satirical news show that frequently makes news. Whether it’s by setting up a fake church to show the flimsiness of religious tax exemptions, urging viewers to overload the FCC website’s servers with angry comments as a way […]

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By Jen Yamato Source The former ‘Daily Show’ correspondent and ‘Newsroom’ star dishes on her new film ‘Ride Along 2,’ upcoming role as Psylocke in ‘X-Men: Apocalypse,’ and much more.

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By Tammy La Gorce Source Tracey Stewart is finally getting her sheep. “When I first started dating Jon, I would get bothered by people coming up to us as we were living our lives and wanting to talk to him,” she said of her husband, Jon Stewart, the former host of “The Daily Show.” “But […]

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By Rebecca Fishbein Source It’s been about a year since comedian Hasan Minhaj joined the Daily Show’s team of correspondents—since then, he’s skewered everything from discrimination of Muslim Americans to gestation crates to #PopeMania. Now, he’s got a new show, Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King, which centers on his experience growing up as first generation Indian […]

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By Ray Rahman Source As longtime viewers know, Stephen Colbert’s time on The Daily Show actually precedes Jon Stewart — he was a correspondent back in the Craig Kilborn days.

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By Ray Rahman Source Like Olivia Munn, former Daily Show correspondent Rob Corddry really wishes that Jon Stewart would clean his desk. However, that’s not Stewart’s only eccentricity, as Corddry reveals to EW in a conversation about his former boss. The comedian, who was an essential part of the Daily Show roster during his tenure […]

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By Ray Rahman Source When Rob Riggle joined The Daily Show in 2006, he was a Lieutenant Colonel in the Marine Corps Reserve. He was prepared to go back into active duty in order to provide for his family, until Jon Stewart not given him the role that would arguably define his career. Seven years after leaving […]

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Moontower Interview: Hasan Minhaj

By Robert Faires Source Getting hired as a correspondent for The Daily Show With Jon Stewart was, without question, a great break for Hasan Minhaj. But it isn’t as if the 29-year-old comedian was sitting around waiting for his cell to ring. This is a guy who in just a few years has made a mark in stand-up, […]

October 2nd, 2013: The Taping ReporT!

By Anna-Neko Source This was my second time going (went with a friend last year), and just the day before got to experience ‘The Daily Show’ too!

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