Obama ribbed on 'Daily Show'

NEW YORK, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- U.S. presidential hopeful Barack Obama got 15 minutes of lighthearted fame and ribbing about his political experience on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show."

'Daily Show' to air reports from Iraq

NEW YORK, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- The satirical U.S. television news program, “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” will this week feature special reports filed from Iraq.

New NASA podcast gaining exposure

WASHINGTON, May 3 (UPI) -- NASA has joined the ranks of video podcaster's with, NASA EDGE, a funny but informative look at their aerospace program, straight from Washington.

Webby Awards announced

NEW YORK, May 2 (UPI) -- Web sites for shoes, shave cream and science are among Webby award winners named by New York's International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences.

Carell's 'Office' work nets comedy honor

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Steve Carell, who manages NBC's "The Office," was named ShoWest Comedy Star of the Year, the Las Vegas-based cinema convention and trade show said.

'Big Music Show' creating ratings, hits

CHICAGO, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Since premiering on the U.S. cable network Noggin nearly two years ago, "Jack's Big Music Show" has gotten impressive ratings and released a hit soundtrack.

Verizon Wireless ups cell phone TV game

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Verizon Wireless says by the end of March its cell phone subscribers will be able to choose from CBS, NBC, Fox, MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon. Each of the networks will have a special made-for-cell-phones channel that will include hits such as CBS'

'Daily Show' loses executive producer

NEW YORK, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- The executive producer of U.S. TV's "The Daily Show" and "The Colbert Report" is being replaced but will serve as a consultant to the shows.

L.A. man charged with threatening celebs

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- A Los Angeles man was charged with sending letters containing a white powder to a list of celebrities and politicians.

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UPI almanac for Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2006.
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Comedy Central set to make German debut

BERLIN, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Comedy Central, a rising U.S. cable network, will make its debut on German television in January, a report said. The launch of the network in Germany has prompted questions whether Comedy Central's American brand of comedy will translate to success in Eur

Former 'SNL' writer captures Thurber Prize

NEW YORK, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Alan Zweibel, who was an original member of the writing team on "Saturday Night Live," has been presented with the literary world's Thurber Prize in New York.

Election Day finds Rather on comedy net

WASHINGTON, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Former CBS newsman Dan Rather will team up on U.S. election night with self-proclaimed "fake" news anchor Jon Stewart on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show." Rather will be Stewart's guest on what the cable network calls its "Midterm Midtacular" where "The

Comedy Central has elections covered

NEW YORK, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Comedy Central's "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and "The Colbert Report" will join forces on U.S. TV for "Indecision 2006: The Midterm Midtacular."

Black's cynicism goes to the movies

NEW YORK, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Comedian Lewis Black, noted for his outlandish political cynicism on TV, is featured in a new U.S. film.
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Jon Stewart
Comedian Jon Stewart speaks to the press after he received the USO Merit Award for charitable servicemember support at the USO-Metro Annual Awards dinner in Arlington, Virginia on March 25, 2008. (UPI Photo/Alexis C. Glenn)

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Jon Stewart (born Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz; November 28, 1962) is an American political satirist, writer, television host, actor, media critic and stand-up comedian. He is widely known as host of The Daily Show, a satirical news program that airs on Comedy Central.

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