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Bassem Youssef, ‘Egypt’s Jon Stewart’ Talks Return to Arab TV, U.S. Projects (EXCLUSIVE)

Egyptian heart surgeon-turned-satirist Bassem Youssef left Egypt in 2014 and relocated to the U.S. after his megahit show “El Bernameg” (“The Program”), on which he snarked at top pols of all stripes, became too dangerous to produce under the country’s current president, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. Youssef has since kept busy stateside. But he recently returned to […]
Tags: News, Global, Egypt, Markets & Festivals, Jon Stewart, Abdel Fattah, MIPTV, Bassem Youssef, Arab TV, El Bernameg, Sisi Youssef

Jon Stewart is Returning to TV With Apple TV+ Series ‘The Problem With Jon Stewart’

Jon Stewart is making his long-awaited return to TV this fall. After five years away from The Daily Show desk, Stewart is returning to host a new current affairs series called The Problem with Jon Stewart, which will debut on Apple TV+ in fall 2021. In the first project from Jon Stewart’s multi-year deal with Apple TV+, the award-winning host, writer, producer, and director will be returning to TV to find the problem with today’s current state of affairs in a series that Apple reveals is tit...
Tags: Apple, Comedy, Television, Movies, Apple TV, Daily Show, Jon Stewart, Rosewater, Political, Stewart, Richard Plepler, James Dixon, Appletv, Eden Productions, Chelsea Devantez, Lorrie Baranek

'The Problem With Jon Stewart' Coming to Apple TV+ This Fall

Apple in October secured a multi-year deal with writer, producer, and former host of "The Daily Show" Jon Stewart, which will see him returning to television following his 2015 retirement. Additional details are now available on Stewart's upcoming series, which will be called "The Problem With Jon Stewart." According to The Hollywood Reporter, the name is a nod to the issues that Stewart will explore with the current affairs news series. Stewart is set to cover one issue per episode, with to...
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N.J.’s Jon Stewart backs Patriots’ Julian Edelman’s reaction to Heat’s Meyers Leonard’s anti-Semitic uttering

Miami Heat center Meyers Leonard was heard using an anti-Semitic slur during a video game livestream on Tuesday.
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TV Bits: ‘Luther’ Movie, Bill Nye Series on Peacock, ‘Rick and Morty’ Season 7, Samara Weaving-Led Playboy Bunny Series, & More

In this edition of TV Bits: Idris Elba confirms a Luther movie will start shooting this year. Samara Weaving to star as a Playboy Bunny in Sony Picture TV’s Down the Rabbit Hole. Bill Nye to host The End is Nye on Peacock. Writing on Rick and Morty season 7 has begun. And more. It’s been 10 years since the hit BBC crime drama Luther debuted, with star Idris Elba returning to the part of the emotionally impulsive detective every few years for a new season, most recently donning the coat fo...
Tags: Apple, Hbo, Jessica Chastain, Television, Movies, The Walking Dead, Amc, Disney, US, Bbc, Tom Hanks, Showtime, Playboy, Jon Stewart, Idris Elba, Nye

Jon Stewart Sets Showrunner, Creative Team for Apple Current Event Series

Jon Stewart has lined up the key creative team for his upcoming Apple current events series. Brinda Adhikari, Chelsea Devantez and Lorrie Baranek have all joined the untitled show. Adhikari will serve as an executive producer and showrunner, Devantez as head writer, and Baranek as the executive in charge of production. Adhikari is a highly-regarded […]
Tags: Apple, News, Jon Stewart, Adhikari, Devantez, Adhikari Chelsea Devantez, Lorrie Baranek, Baranek

‘President Jon Stewart’ Taunts Trump With Own Ranting Resignation From Actors Union

The comedian issued a mock presidential declaration in response to Trump's whiny letter to SAG-AFTRA.
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Jon Stewart is finally on Twitter and jokingly tweets: 'If I do really well on here I get to be President, yes?

Scott Kowalchyk/CBS via Getty Images Jon Stewart finally joined Twitter this week.  In his third ever tweet, Stewart appeared to poke fun at former President Donald Trump, who was recently banned from the platform. "So...if I do really well on here I get to be President, yes?" Stewart tweeted. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Much has changed in the social media world in 2021. Former "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart is finally on Twitter. Former President Donald Trump is n...
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Jon Stewart speaks out on Reddit-GameStop traders in first ever tweet

This week's GameStop frenzy on Wall Street drew Stewart to chime in on Twitter.
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Jon Stewart joins Twitter and defends the Redditors

Comedian and former "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart is finally on Twitter, and his first tweet was about the GameStop-Reddit mayhem on Wall Street.
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Paramount Animation News: ‘Rumble’ Delayed to 2022, Trevor Noah Making New Animated Movie

When you woke up this morning, I’m sure the first thing you said to yourself was: “What’s new in the world of Paramount Animation?” Well, I heard your question, reader, and I’m here with some answers. First, Rumble, an animated flick that was supposed to open this May has now been moved to 2022. In addition to that, The Daily Show host Trevor Noah is set to make an animated feature with Paramount.  Rumble Rumble, a Paramount Animation movie featuring the voice talents of Will Arnett, Terry ...
Tags: Movies, Noah, Animation, Jon Stewart, Ben Schwartz, Paramount Pictures, Trevor Noah, Paramount, Steve, Hamilton, Winnie, Stewart, George, Jonathan Groff, Rumble, Paramount Animation

How late night hosts plan to adapt to life after Trump

Late-night TV has always featured politics. Johnny Carson spent decades lampooning leaders of both parties on "The Tonight Show," and impersonating a president on "Saturday Night Live" is considered a badge of honor. Jon Stewart became one of the biggest names in TV comedy by speaking truth to those in power on "The Daily Show."
Tags: News, Stories, Jon Stewart, Trump, Johnny Carson

How Colbert, Kimmel and Fallon plan to adapt to life after Trump

Late-night TV has always featured politics. Johnny Carson spent decades lampooning leaders of both parties on "The Tonight Show," and impersonating a president on "Saturday Night Live" is considered a badge of honor. Jon Stewart became one of the biggest names in TV comedy by speaking truth to those in power on "The Daily Show."
Tags: News, Stories, Jon Stewart, Trump, Fallon, Johnny Carson, Colbert Kimmel

Where and when to watch the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris

Coverage of the 59th presidential inauguration begins at 7 a.m. Pacific time Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, at the United States Capitol with the swearing in of Kamala Harris as vice president and Joe Biden as president just before 9 a.m. The 20th Amendment to the US Constitution, ratified in 1933, states that the terms of the sitting president and vice president end at noon on Jan. 20 following the previous November’s election. And since the Constitution couldn’t be more East Coast, you know they me...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, Supreme Court, California, Washington, White House, US, Barack Obama, Sport, Joe Biden, Cnn, Fbi, Tom Hanks, Soccer, United States

The Power of Pulp Fiction’s Dance Scene, Explained by Choreographers and Even John Travolta Himself All the great movies have a few memorable scenes; Pulp Fiction is made of nothing but. More than a quarter-century ago, that film’s release turned a young video-store clerk-turned-auteur called Quentin Tarantino into a household name. Cinephiles today still argue about which is the most memorable among its scenes, and only the most contrarian could fail to consider the dance. It comes early in the film, when the hitman Vincent Vega takes his bo...
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‘Women Talking’: Frances McDormand to Star in Drama for Director Sarah Polley

Frances McDormand (Three Billboard Outside Ebbing, Missouri) has lined up her newest starring role – and it sounds like it could be a pretty harrowing one. McDormand is set to star in Women Talking, the latest film from Away From Her and Stories We Tell director Sarah Polley. The movie is about a group of women who live in a colony and attempt to keep their faith after the men of the colony commit multiple sexual assaults. Deadline reports that McDormand will star in and produce Women Talking...
Tags: Movies, Casting, Star, Frances-McDormand, Harvey Weinstein, Jon Stewart, Brad Pitt, Robert Ford, Zack Snyder, United Artists, Miriam Toews, Jesse James, Doug Liman, Dede Gardner, McDormand, New York Times NPR

Barry Jenkins Reveals What (And Who) Convinced Him to Helm The Lion King Prequel

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Barry Jenkins Reveals What (And Who) Convinced Him to Helm The Lion King Prequel During an interview with Variety, Oscar-winning filmmaker Barry Jenkins (Moonlight, If Beale Street Could Talk) revealed why he decided to helm Disney’s upcoming The Lion King prequel feature that was announced in September, saying that the script, as well as Eternals director Chloé Zhao, helped convince him to take on the project. PB = PB || {}; PB...
Tags: Movies, John Oliver, Disney, Broadway, Jon Stewart, Seth Rogen, Lulu, James Earl Jones, Emmy, Jon Favreau, Scar, Lions, Luke Cage, Rafiki, Wang, Donald Glover

Inside Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi and Jon Stewart’s ‘Wear a Friggin’ Mask!’ Billboard Campaign

In recent days, New Jersey drivers may have been surprised to see billboards featuring native sons Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi and Jon Stewart wearing COVID masks under the words, “Wear a friggin’ mask!” The effort, launched just before the Thanksgiving holiday, is the first phase of a “Mask Up” campaign, spearheaded by New Jersey […]
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Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi and Jon Stewart to fellow New Jerseyans: 'Wear a friggin' mask!'

Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi and Jon Stewart have a pandemic-year message for fellow New Jerseyans: "Wear a friggin' mask!"
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Alex Trebek/What is today's post about?

 Alex Trebek, long time host of the TV show Jeopardy! (the exclamation point is part of the name, though I will omit it for the rest of the post), passed away in November of 2020 at the age of 80. He announced he had pancreatic cancer in March 2019.0) Here is a pointer to a page that has all of our posts with the word Jeopardy in them. Some are about the show and others mention the show in passing. All of the posts relate to the TV show. That is because Lance and I lead fairly safe lives.1) On A...
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Bruce Springsteen, Prince Harry, Jon Stewart Sign on for Virtual ‘Stand Up for Heroes’

Bruce Springsteen will once again tell dirty jokes and play a few songs — albeit virtually — for the annual Stand Up for Heroes benefit event, which supports the Bob Woodruff Foundation’s efforts to help wounded service members, veterans and their families. The show will air at 9 p.m. Nov. 18 on ABC News Live, […]
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Stephen Colbert invokes The Lord of the Rings' "small and passing Shadow" going into today's election

A few nights ago, Stephen Colbert was joined on A Late Show by Jon Stewart to reminiscence about the 10th anniversary of their Rally to Restore Sanity (and/or Fear) and to talk about the election. At one point (at 7:32), Jon asks Stephen to quote him something from Tolkien that will give him hope and calm going into today's election. — Read the rest
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Don't #WalkAway.

A recent piece at The American Conservative by Rod Dreher, Joe Rogan World vs. NPR World contains these two quotes:...NPR sounds like Vatican Radio from the Church of Secular Progressivism, ...The New York Times reads like L’Osservatore Romano of the same pseudo-religion.Do read the whole thing.  This is not surprising to me, but it is beautifully expressed.Back in 2008 I wrote The Church of the MSM and the New Reformation, a review of media bias as seen through the lens of Professor of Communic...
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Daily Podcast: Assassin’s Creed TV Shows, The Conjuring 3, Jon Stewart, Y: The Last Man, The Suicide Squad

On the October 28, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to discuss the latest film and TV news, including a new suite of Assassin’s Creed TV shows, Jon Stewart ’s return to the small screen, The Conjuring 3 , Y: The Last Man , The Suicide Squad , and more. Opening Banter : Follow up from Monday’s conversation: we were talking about the status of Tomb Raider 2, whi...
Tags: Movies, Features, Netflix, Jon Stewart, Suicide Squad, James Gunn, MGM, Chris, David Ayer, Ben, Jacob, Assassin, Ben Pearson, Ben Wheatley, Jacob Hall, Hoai Tran Bui

Former ‘Daily Show’ Host Jon Stewart Returns to TV for a Current Affairs Series for AppleTV+

After a five year break, former Daily Show host Jon Stewart is coming back to TV. Stewart has reportedly signed an “expansive, multi-year deal” with Apple, and is set to serve as the host of a new current affairs series on AppleTV+ which will run for multiple seasons. Here’s what we know so far. According to a press release, Stewart has signed a first-look deal with Apple and will anchor a new, original current affairs series for the streaming service. The hour-long show will tackle a single ...
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Jon Stewart is reportedly working on a new current affairs show that will stream on Apple TV Plus next year

Jon Stewart. Scott Kowalchyk/CBS via Getty Images Jon Stewart will host and executive produce a new current affairs show on Apple TV Plus, according to The Hollywood Reporter.  The show, which is untitled, will feature hour-long episodes that delve into a single topic in the news or related to Stewart's political advocacy.  The new show will begin sometime next year, but will not air daily or weekly, THR reports.  Stewart served as the anchor for "The Daily Show" from 1999 to 2015. More re...
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Jon Stewart Will Host Apple TV+ Current Affairs Show

Jon Stewart is heading back to TV. Apple TV+ has signed the late-night legend to host and produce a new current affairs series, Adweek has confirmed. As part of a multi-year deal, Stewart will host and executive produce current affairs program for the nearly year-old streaming service. Stewart's show is also reportedly being worked on...
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Jon Stewart returns to TV with new current affairs show for Apple TV+

Jon Stewart is coming back to TV. Well, Apple TV+, that is.
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Jon Stewart to Host Current Affairs Series at Apple

Jon Stewart is returning to the world of news with a current affairs series at Apple, Variety has confirmed. The show is part of a multi-year first-look deal the former “Daily Show” host has signed with the streamer via his production company, Busboy Productions. Apple has ordered multiple seasons of the new show right out […]
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