Topic: John-Oliver

He’s Not Jon Stewart, But John Oliver’s First Daily Show Was A Good’un

He's Not Jon Stewart, But John Oliver's First Daily Show Was A Good'un

Like a lot of people, I wasn’t so sure how this would go, and I expected to shout “You’re not my real Daily Show host!” at the TV during John’s first episode and then go slam the door to my bedroom. I didn’t think I’d be able to enjoy watching him in a capacity bigger than a five-minute correspondent piece. But I decided to tune in last night and see how it went, and I have to say I really enjoyed it. More »

Jon Stewart Taking Daily Show Break To Direct, But Will John Oliver Be A Good Substitute?

Jon Stewart Taking Daily Show Break To Direct, But Will John Oliver Be A Good Substitute?

In bittersweet news, Jon Stewart, star of The Faculty, is taking a break from The Daily Show this summer to pursue directing his first feature film. While I’m very sad that my evenings will be Stewart-free for a short time, I’m also happy that not only is he pursuing something he’s passionate about, but that we’ll get to see a Jon Stewart production in theaters eventually. More »

Gallery: ‘Night of Too Many Stars’ Guests Open Up On the Red Carpet

Gallery: 'Night of Too Many Stars' Guests Open Up On the Red Carpet

When we attended Saturday’s Comedy Central’s Night of Too Many Stars: A Benefit for Autism Education, we probably should have taken a hint from the name. Instead, as we stood on the red carpet, flanked by Comedy Central’s own pre-event coverage host (who we swear to god was Ryan Seacrest‘s twin brother) and something called Punchline Magazine, we found ourselves overwhelmed at the sheer number of comedians who passed our way and gladly smiled for a picture and answered our questions. Below, a gallery of the night’s biggest names, and what they told us. More »

Comedy Central’s ‘Night of Too Many Stars’: 6 Parts (Probably) Too Controversial to Air

Comedy Central's 'Night of Too Many Stars': 6 Parts (Probably) Too Controversial to Air

Night of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Benefit for Autism Education, hosted by Jon Stewart. We got some awesome quotes from celebs on the red carpet (including Lewis Black, John Oliver, Jim Gaffigan, Tracy Morgan, Olivia Munn, Ricky Gervais, and Tay Zonday) and then got to watch a live screening of the show that will be shown on Comedy Central on October 21st at 9 p.m. Watching a 3-hour special that will probably be edited down to an hour, we definitely were shown some stuff that is not going to make it to the episode but were friggin’ amazing. Here are our top 6 favorite moments from the show you probably won’t see. More »