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Jon Stewart    

Talk Show Host, Comedian and Producer

Jon Stewart is considered one of America's top social and comedic voices. Over the past 14 years, Stewart has redefined political satire in American culture from his perch atop the anchor chair on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. In fact, surveys have shown that the overwhelming majority of men and women under the age of 35 list The Daily Show as their primary source of television news.

To date, Stewart and The Daily Show have received 50 Emmy Award nominations and won 19. In 2001, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart received the prestigious Peabody Award for its Indecision 2000 campaign coverage. The show received the Peabody Award again in 2005 for Indecision 2004. The show has also been honored by the Television Critics Association for Outstanding Achievement in News and Information in both 2003 and 2005, winning over traditional news shows in the category.

In 2005, Comedy Central reached a first-look deal with Stewart's Busboy Productions. The Colbert Report, hosted by Daily Show alum Stephen Colbert, was the first project developed under this agreement. The show debuted on October 17, 2005. Stewart is the co-creator and serves as executive producer of the series.

In October 2010, Stewart co-hosted the Rally To Restore Sanity and/or Fear with Stephen Colbert, where an estimated 215,000 people descended on the National Mall in Washington D.C. Jon Stewart is also a best-selling author. In 2004, Warner Books published America (The Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction. It immediately topped The New York Times Best Seller List. Earth (The Book): A Visitor's Guide to the Human Race followed in 2010.

Stewart, his wife, and their two children reside in the New York metropolitan area. In 2015, Stewart announced that he was retiring from The Daily Show.

Speech Topics


Indecision Forever

An Evening with Jon Stewart

News


Jon Stewart Destroys Fox News Over Syria Coverage: 'Who Cares ...

"Who cares how we avoided a war and got a dictator to give up his chemical weapons if we avoided a war and got a dictator to give up his chemical weapons. "

Malala Yousafzai wows 'The Daily Show'

Sixteen-year-old Malala Yousafzai brought down the house at 'The Daily Show' with Jon Stewart on Tuesday when asked what she would do if attacked again ...

Jon Stewart returns to 'Daily Show' tonight

Jon Stewart returns to Comedy Central's The Daily Show tonight after a summer- long absence. He spent the last few months in Jordan directing Rosewater, ...

Jon Stewart drops by Egyptian satirical TV show - CBS News

"Daily Show" host appears on the show of Bassem Youssef, who has been questioned by prosecutors on accusations of blasphemy and insulting Egypt's ...

Jon Stewart Mocks Cable News 'Wrongnado' On Navy Yard ...

Cable news made some major errors in the initial reporting of the Navy Yard shooting — a disaster that Jon Stewart described as a "wrongnado" on Tuesday ...

Jon Stewart to sign off 'Daily Show' - Feb. 10, 2015

Jon Stewart, whose wit defined "The Daily Show" for more than 15 years, will sign off the iconic Comedy Central program later this year.

Jon Stewart is really, really happy about Donald Trump's presidential campaign

Jon Stewart couldn't be happier about Donald Trump's newly minted presidential campaign.

Jon Stewart And Morrissey To Be Honored At Farm Sanctuary Gala

Farm Sanctuary has announced that Tracey and Jon Stewart and Morrissey will be among the honorees at their Gala, which will take place on October 24 at The Plaza in New York City.

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