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The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

30 min (including commercials)
Comedy | News | Talk-Show
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Won 20 Primetime Emmys. Another 17 wins & 85 nominations
Country: USA
Release Date: 1996-07-22
Filming Locations: 733 11th Avenue, New York City, New York, USA
Michael McKean
Michael McKean
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
Jon Stewart
Himself - Host / ... (2,503 episodes, 1996-2015)
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Craig Kilborn was suspended for two weeks without pay in 1997 after he made disparaging remarks about head writer Lizz Winstead and other female show staffers in an interview for Esquire magazine. Winstead quit the show a month later.
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In the first few weeks, there was no audience. In the following weeks, staff members were encouraged to watch the show just offstage and laugh at the jokes. For the second season, a studio audience was brought in and this format remained for the rest of the show's run.
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The "head-smasher" clip that was used during Craig Kilborn's 5 Questions segment is from the film Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky (1991), or "The Story of Ricky".
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The globes in the opening credits span in the wrong direction until 2012.
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Jon Stewart: Earlier in the show I intimated that Julia Roberts was a speed junkie. That's not true. In real life, and don't hold this against her, she's a cannibal.
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Jon Stewart: Yes, that's a *former Pentagon spokesperson*, explaining to a *reporter*, why *propaganda* may not be good.
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Contributor, 'Back in Black': [footage of NRA President Wayne La Pierre saying: "What is a watch list?"] Hey, asshole! It's a list of suspected terrorists that we're watching. In this case, watching buy guns.
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Michael McKean