Stewart resigned as host of Comedy Central’s late-night show in 2015 after 16 years as anchor
Stewart, who has hosted the show for 16 years, will serve as host and executive producer of the late-night show’s Monday night segment.
His tenure as host will last until the upcoming 2024 presidential election on November 5, and he will continue to oversee the show until 2025.
Stewart began his opening monologue He said how “excited” he was to be back with the team daily show from his seat, laughing at his boss’s decision to choose him for the job.
“I’m excited to be back,” Stewart told the audience. “Nice to meet you! Why am I back, you may be asking yourselves. It’s a very legitimate question.”
“I’ve committed a lot of crimes, and it’s my understanding that talk show hosts are granted immunity. It doesn’t make a lot of sense, but address it to the founders,” he added, citing Donald Trumpof Claims of Presidential Immunity.
Stewart returns daily show host Trevor Noah left in December 2022 after seven years.
The show has rotated through a series of guest hosts since Noah’s exit, but has yet to name a new leader.
News of Stewart’s comeback first came to light last month. Following the announcement, Showtime/MTV Entertainment Studios president and CEO Chris McCarthy called Stewart “the voice of our generation” in a statement.
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“We are honored to have him return to Comedy Central daily show “As we enter election season, help us all make sense of the madness and division plaguing this country,” the statement read. “In our time of alarming hypocrisy and showmanship, Jon is the one who cuts through the empty rhetoric and offers a lot of help. The best person for it.” – needs to be clarified using his ingenuity. “
after 2015 daily show After leaving, Stewart returned to television in 2021 with his Apple TV+ series, Jon Stewart QuestionsHowever, the show was canceled after two seasons late last year.
Appear in cbs morning show On Monday, Stewart said the show was canceled because “they didn’t want me to say something that might get me in trouble.” He also shared his experience daily show The reward is the hope of “having a place to release the ideas that come up as we enter this election season.”
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