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    Watch: Louis C.K. Talks His 1998 Directorial Debut 'Tomorrow Night' With Investor Jon Stewart on 'The Daily Show'

    Louis C.K.'s 1998 feature directorial debut "Tomorrow Night" is now available for $5 from the comedian's website. The 16mm black and white film, which C.K. wrote and directed, premiered at Sundance but was never picked up by a distributor, and C.K.'s now in a place where he could pay for a digital t...

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    Watch Jehane Noujaim, Director of 'The Square,' on 'The Daily Show'

    Netflix is releasing Jehane Noujaim's taut , smart, timely film The Square in January, but as she told Jon Stewart on The Daily Show last night, the film still cannot be shown in Egypt.

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    John Oliver Plays 'Where in the World is Edward Snowden?' (Video)

    During the reassuringly funny Jon Oliver era at The Daily Show, the substitute host has begun every night by telling us why Jon Stewart isn't around. Last night Oliver explained Stewart "is currently in Moscow, or Ecuador, or on a flight somewhere or has escaped from the National Zoo -- we don'...

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    Watch: Jon Stewart Appears on Bassem Youssef's 'The Program,' Egypt's Equivalent to 'The Daily Show'

    While on hiatus to shoot his directorial debut "Rosewater" in the Middle East, Jon Stewart paid a visit to "Al Bernameg" (The Program), the satirical news show hosted by Bassem Youssef that's often described as Egypt's answer to "The Daily Show."

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    5 Things You Might Not Know About 'Star Trek Into Darkness'

    This week, one of the most hotly anticipated (and deliberately mysterious) movies of the summer movie season boldly goes into theaters nationwide. "Star Trek Into Darkness" is director J.J. Abrams' follow-up to the ridiculously entertaining 2009 "Star Trek" reboot, which introduced audiences to a yo...

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    Jon Stewart Will Be Taking the Summer Off From 'The Daily Show' to Make His Directorial Debut

    Jon Stewart will be taking the summer off from "The Daily Show," according to Deadline, with John Oliver filling in for eight of the 12 weeks he'll be out. Why? Well, because Stewart's off to make his feature directorial debut.

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    'The Daily Show' Host Jon Stewart To Make Directorial Debut With Iranian Journalist Drama 'Rosewater'

    Quick! Who remembers that in 2010 "The Daily Show" host Jon Stewart optioned the life rights of Iranian/Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari for a feature film? Well he did, and now it looks like he's exercising those rights, by leaping into his directorial debut in a pretty surprising a...

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    'The Daily Show' Visits Sorkin's 'Newsroom' (Video)

    Jon Stewart and the cast of The Daily Show are fond of saying they’re pretend journalists, even though they often do a better job of delivering actual news stories than the circus that is CNN. In this segment about the loss of investigative journalism -- too expensive, too ratings-challe...

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    Jon Stewart on The Big Bird Wars

    Who would have thought that the possible firing of Big Bird would become a topic of national debate? (Yes, it sometimes takes threatening a puppet to create a political uproar.) After Mitt Romney’s threat to cut funding for PBS, Jon Stewart took a closer look at how Sesame Street is &ldq...

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    Jimmy Kimmel Hosts the Emmys (UPDATED With New Video)

    Jimmy Kimmel was a perfectly smooth host for the Emmys, though not a perfect fit. One of his trademarks, prankish humor – he asked viewers to Tweet that Tracy Morgan had passed out – didn’t translate to an awards show. His other trademark, irreverently taking swipes at the sel...

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