Jon Stewart is Leaving The Daily Show?
Where will Millennials and low-info voters get all their Republican bashing news? Who will DESTROY conservatives for the clapping crowd of progressive seals?
Jon Stewart leaving The Daily Show
Jon Stewart, the host of Comedy Central’s ‘The Daily Show,’ will step down later this year, the president of the network confirmed in a statement to the On Media blog on Tuesday.
“For the better part of the last two decades, I have had the incredible honor and privilege of working with Jon Stewart. His comedic brilliance is second to none,” Michele Ganeless, President of Comedy Central, said in a statement.
“Jon has been at the heart of Comedy Central, championing and nurturing the best talent in the industry, in front of and behind the camera,” Ganeless continued. “Through his unique voice and vision, ‘The Daily Show’ has become a cultural touchstone for millions of fans and an unparalleled platform for political comedy that will endure for years to come.”
“Jon will remain at the helm of ‘The Daily Show’ until later this year,” she wrote. “He is a comic genius, generous with his time and talent, and will always be a part of the Comedy Central family.”
Now taking bets. Will Jon Stewart…
A. Take over for Brian Williams at NBC News?
B. Host a “real news” show on MSNBC?
C. Run for office?