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37 min ago | BroadwayWorld.com

VIDEO: John Oliver Talks New HBO series on TODAY

Comedian John Olive r , formerly of Comedy Central's 'The Daily Show', stopped by this morning's Today to talk about his new series 'Last Week Tonight', in which he will recap the week's news every Sunday.

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Related Topix: Today, Entertainment, Television, Comedy

5 hrs ago | The Papillion Times

Jon Stewart might be real king of late night

After the latest upheavals in late-night television, with Stephen Colbert being picked to replace David Letterman, Jimmy Fallon establishing an early lead on Jimmy Kimmel, and the futures of Chelsea Handler and Craig Ferguson suddenly up in the air, the new king of comedy might be the star making the fewest headlines.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Late Night With David Letterman, Celebrities, Emmy Awards, David Letterman, Saturday Night Live, Jimmy Fallon

Sun Apr 20, 2014

New York Magazine

To Do: April 23–May 7, 2014

Jim Jarmusch's latest is a neat little comedy about deadpan hipsters who happen to be undead-and confer funereal hipness on their famously dying city, Detroit.

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Girls, Drama Movies, Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore, Sports

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Mediaite.com

'Egyptian Jon Stewart' Removed From Airwaves Through Next Month's Election

Once again, Egypt's most famous satirist has been taken off the air. Bassem Youssef , often referred to as the "Egyptian Jon Stewart " for the Daily Show -esque program he hosts there, will not return until after Egypt's elections, scheduled for May 26-27, his Saudi-owned station said in a statement .

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Mohamed Morsi

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Vanity Fair

Spring TV Preview

Keeping track of the TV schedule used to be a much simpler affair. Shows premiered around September, took a few weeks off for Christmas, and usually wrapped up some time in May. Summertime? That was for reruns and playing outside.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, September, Game of Thrones, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, 24, Drama, Louie

Salon

Jessica Williams: I'm not taking the "The Colbert Report" time slot

No matter how badly these 2,000 people want her to, "The Daily Show" correspondent Jessica Williams is not taking over the 11:30 PM time slot that Comedy Central will have to fill after Stephen Colbert leaves to host "The Late Show" next year.

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Related Topix: The Colbert Report, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Politico

Carney's backhanded dig at Pulitzer winners

White House press secretary Jay Carney on Thursday seemed to question the Pulitzer Prize Board's decision to honor The Washington Post and The Guardian for their reporting on Edward Snowden's National Security Agency revelations.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

WABC-AM New York

Carney Gets Candid: White House Press Secretary Opens Up to Students

With his press briefing book sitting closed next to him, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney didn't have much to refer to when a person asked if he wanted to take a "selfie."

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Related Topix: George Washington University, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Joe Biden

The Huffington Post

Jon Stewart Was Obama's 'Toughest' Interview During The Presidential Campaign

Although critics have raised eyebrows at President Obama's late night appearances , White House press secretary Jay Carney said Thursday that "The Daily Show" might have been Obama's "toughest" interview during the 2012 campaign.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television

State Press

Colbert a wise choice for CBS

When it was announced earlier this month that David Letterman would be riding into the sunset and ending his time as the host of CBS' "Late Show," speculation ran rampant as to who would serve as his successor.

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Related Topix: The Colbert Report, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Examiner.com

Man-Food Watcha : No, it's not just like an Egg McMuffinA

Author and humorist John Hodgman loves cooking eggs. Mainly because you get to eat them in the end.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Recipes, Breakfast, Life, Food, Meat

WMGI-FM Terre Haute

A Minute With: John Oliver on channeling rage into...

British stand-up comedian John Oliver can sound downright angry at times, even though his star is on the rise.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Religion News Service

Laura Turner a " Stephen Colbert and the church of Late Night

It was a sad day when I learned that my longtime celebrity crush, David Letterman, was going to be retiring in 2015.

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Related Topix: The Colbert Report, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

Mon Apr 14, 2014

US News & World Report

Eric Holder Does a Mean Lewis Black

It sounds like Attorney General Eric Holder is practicing a new act for the next time he testifies before Congress.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Lewis Black, Washington, DC, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Louie Gohmert

Deadline

'The Brink' Co-Star Aasif Mandvi To Also Serve As Writer-Producer On HBO Series

Aasif Mandvi is expanding his role on the new HBO half-hour comedy series The Brink.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, South Holland, IL

Fox News

Colbert only for progressives?

Last week CBS announced that Stephen Colbert will take over "The Late Show" when David Letterman retires.

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Related Topix: The Colbert Report, Comedy, Strangers With Candy, Entertainment, Television, Comedy Movies, Strangers with Candy, Stephen Colbert

Christian Science Monitor

John Oliver of 'The Daily Show' moves to HBO with 'Last Week Tonight'

Fans of "The Daily Show" correspondent John Oliver don't have to worry - he'll still be offering a humorous take on the news, he'll just be doing it on a different channel.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Mediaite.com

The Five Defends Colbert from Limbaugh: 'Less Confrontational' than Letterman

Rush Limbaugh went after CBS for declaring war on middle America with the hiring of Stephen Colbert , but the hosts of The Five defended Colbert from that criticism, with Dana Perino pointing out Colbert wouldn't be any more or less threatening than David Letterman was.

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Related Topix: Rush Limbaugh, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

WCTO-FM Lehigh Valley

Late Night Hosts Salute Stephen Colbert's New CBS Gig

CBS announced on Thursday that Emmy winning Colbert Report host Stephen Colbert would be succeeding David Letterman at the host of CBS' The Late Show .

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Related Topix: The Colbert Report, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

NewsBusters.org

Networks: Kathleen Sebelius Exits on a 'Relatively High...

All three network morning shows on Friday highlighted the departure of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.

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Related Topix: Today, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, US News, Healthcare Law, Law

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