Viacom gets Comedy Central for $1.22B

NEW YORK, April 22 (UPI) -- Media giant Viacom Inc. said Tuesday that it is buying fellow media titan AOL Time Warner's remaining stake in Comedy Central for over $1.22 billion.

Cathy's World: Media Moments, 2002

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Here are my favorite media moments of last year, although I admit I enjoyed most of them only in the deeply cynical way I used to watch "The Partridge Family" b

Gore won't run in 2004 presidential race

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Former Vice President Al Gore won't run for president in 2004, he said in an interview broadcast Sunday with the CBS show "60 Minutes." He said that he was stepping aside because of the sentiment of other Democrats.

Al Gore becomesTrent Lott for laughs

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Adding NBC's "Saturday Night Live" to his media blitz, former Vice President Al Gore donned a wig and gave a Democratic rendition of Republican Senate Majority

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The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Nov. 28, the 332nd day of 2002 with 33 to follow. This is Thanksgiving Day.
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Jazz violinist Eddie South was born this day in 1904 in Louisiana, Mo. South was one of the finest classical violinists ever to play jazz.
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Cathy's World: The Daily Show

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- By the time you read this, pundits will be doing their usual hand-wringing about how, yet again, very few young people turned out to vote Tuesday. Include me ou

What's happening in Hollywood

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TV Academy set to announce 54th Emmys

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- The 54th Annual Prime Time Emmy Awards, to be handed out in Los Angeles Sunday night, shape up as a showdown between HBO's "Six Feet Under" and NBC's two-time d
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Nominees and winners at 54th Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- The following is a list of nominees for the 54th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, to be presented in Los Angeles Sunday night, followed by a list of winners in tec

List of nominees for 54th Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES, July 18 (UPI) -- The following is a list of nominees for the 54th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, announced in Los Angeles Thursday by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

'Six Feet Under' wins 23 Emmy noms

LOS ANGELES, July 18 (UPI) -- "Six Feet Under," the HBO series about a dysfunctional family running a funeral home, led the field with 23 Emmy nominations, including one for outstanding dram
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

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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)

Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2009 The Daily Show

Best Comedy Album 2005 America (The Audiobook): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction Best Spoken Word Album

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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