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'Tonight,' 'Daily Show' may go dark

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- U.S. talk shows that draw much of their comic material from current events could go dark Monday because of the Writers Guild of America strike.

Streisand to play Planet Hollywood opening

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- U.S. singer Barbra Streisand and award-winning comedian Jon Stewart are set to perform at the upcoming grand opening of Planet Hollywood Resort in Las Vegas.

Stewart to stay on 'Daily Show' until 2010

NEW YORK, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Jon Stewart has extended his deal with the U.S. cable channel Comedy Central and will star on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" through 2010.

Gervais wins Emmy for 'Extras'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Ricky Gervais won the trophy for best lead actor on a comedy series at the 59th annual Emmy Awards in Los Angeles Sunday night.

Bill Clinton to appear on 'Daily Show'

NEW YORK, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Former U.S. President Bill Clinton plans to make his third appearance on the satirical news program, "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart."

Stewart to host 80th Oscar telecast

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- "The Daily Show" star Jon Stewart has been tapped to present the 80th Academy Awards telecast in Los Angeles, producer Gil Cates announced Wednesday.

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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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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