Jon Stewart

A Legend and SuperStar in TV

Jon Stewart Data

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1984 Graduated from The College of William & Mary with a degree in psychology. πŸŽ“
1986 Returned to New York City to pursue a career in comedy. πŸ—½
1989 Became a writer for Caroline's Comedy Hour. ✍️
1992 Made his debut on NBC's Late Night with David Letterman. πŸ“Ί
1993 Developed The Jon Stewart Show, a talk show on MTV. 🎀
1996 Hosted a talk show called Where's Elvis This Week? on BBC Two. πŸ•Ί
1998 Hosted the television special Elmopalooza celebrating 30 years of Sesame Street. πŸŽ‰
1999 Took over as host of The Daily Show on Comedy Central. πŸ“Ί
2001 Legally changed his surname to Stewart. πŸ“œ
2015 Announced he would be leaving The Daily Show after 16 years as host. 🎀
2015 Signed a four-year deal with HBO for exclusive digital content πŸ’»
November 2015 Announced plans for an animated parody of a cable news network with HBO πŸ“Ί
May 23, 2017 Cancellation of short-form digital animated project with HBO ❌
July 2017 Announcement of producing a stand-up comedy special for HBO 🎀
2020 Directed the political satire film 'Irresistible' 🎬
September 30, 2021 Premiere of 'The Problem with Jon Stewart' on Apple TV+ 🍎
2021 Cancellation of 'The Problem with Jon Stewart' after two seasons 🚫
July 2022 Juleanna Glover's op-ed calling for Stewart to run for president in 2024 πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ
2024 Jon Stewart to return to β€˜The Daily Show’ as a host and executive producer πŸ”™πŸ”™