Jon Stewart

In the midst of an election season like no other, Wilmore kept us laughing with segments aimed at exposing events compacted by race and politics.

Jon Stewart’s successor Trevor Noah knocked his first episode of The Daily Show out the park last night by “continuing the war on bullsh***” with mentions of Pope Francis, John Boehner, and everything in between. The 31-year-old South African comedian opened the show with a heartfelt ode to Stewart, but reminded viewers they have a new stepdad – […]

The family of Kalief Browder, the Bronx native who committed suicide after spending three years behind bars without a conviction, is looking for justice with a $20 million lawsuit against the city of New York. According to the lawsuit, Browder was subjected to “systemic and agonizing physical and mental abuse…tantamount to torture,” while locked up. They also believe […]

Trevor Noah is aware of the big shoes he has to fill this fall as he takes over as host of The Daily Show. During the Television Critics Association press tour this week, Noah talked to reporters about the pressure, why he wants to interview Donald Trump, and the overall tone he’ll bring to the comedic news […]

It’s been almost a year since Michael Brown’s tragic death, and the city of Ferguson is still rebuilding. Ferguson Mayor James Knowles recently announced that a new interim police chief would be appointed. The decision comes after the U.S. Justice Department claimed there was evident racial bias in the way police officials handled encounters with […]

On Monday, a handful of questionable tweets from comedian Trevor Noah were unearthed just hours after he was named the new Daily Show host. Noah, who hails from South Africa, was bestowed the title by Comedy Central after appearing on the show a handful of times. But even a strong co-sign from Jon Stewart didn’t stop a handful of people, including BuzzFeed’s business […]

Comedian Trevor Noah is currently everywhere thanks to his new job — he’s nabbed the coveted hosting spot at The Daily Show. In an interview with the New York Times, the 31-year-old confirmed the whispers that he would be Jon Stewart’s successor once he officially steps down later this year. The comedian has made a handful of […]

After months of speculation following Jon Stewart’s departure announcement from the satirical news program The Daily Show, the New York Times is reporting that Trevor Noah — a 31-year-old contributing comedian to the show — will succeed the longtime host. News of Noah’s arrival to the hit show is welcome; the South African native is a surprising addition […]

“The Daily Show” correspondent Jessica Williams recently tweeted that she does not want to replace outgoing host Jon Stewart. A journalist sparked a war of words with Williams after encouraging the 25-year-old to “lean in.” This is what happened, according to USA Today: The comedian nipped speculation about her taking over for Stewart in the bud Sunday, by tweeting […]

During a congressional hearing about Obamacare on Monday, Florida Democrat Rep. Alcee Hastings took a swipe at the conservatives in Texas for among other things refusing to participate in state health care exchanges. SEE ALSO: Obama: “Slavery And Jim Crow” Was Justified By US “In The Name Of Christ” And then he went in, calling it a […]

In this entertainment desert of decent, funny, and smart TV programming, there is a bright spot. Starting on MLK Day (ahem), comedian Larry Wilmore breaks the color line on late night TV (well, Arsenio kinda did that, but it’s been like 20 years since we cared) with his “Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore” on Comedy […]

Fox News has been on the hot seat for their reporting about Santa Claus and Jesus being white and nothing else. Well, Jon Stewart had something…