Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Jon Stewart and ‘The Daily Show’: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at 9 Essential Moments

“The Daily Show” began in 1996 as a snarky chat show parody hosted by Craig Kilborn. But after Jon Stewart took the chair in 1999, the show began to transform into something more substantial: a nightly comic dissection of current events, politics and the media. As Mr. Stewart’s tenure comes to a close, “Daily Show” writers, producers and guests look back on key moments from the host’s 16-year run, and reflect upon his legacy.

More:  http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2015/08/04/arts/television/jon-stewart-daily-show-9-essential-moments.html

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