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The Daily Show

  1. Samantha Bee Will Host New Show On TBS That Is Not The Daily Show

    Oh! Innnteresting.

    Despite many late night TV fans declaring Daily Show correspondent Samantha Bee a shoe-in to host the show after Jon Stewart leaves—and despite a vaguely worded tweet about good news that left her Twitter followers speculating wildly—Bee announced today that she will leave will actually be joining her husband Jason Jones in creating a new comedy series for TBS instead. Hoo boy, these are some mixed emotions I'm feeling.

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  2. Writers Guild of America Finds TV Writer Diversity Still Sucks, Especially in Late Night

    After last week's news that TV and film audiences want diversity despite slow progress in making that happen, the findings of the Writers Guild of America are pretty hard to swallow: diversity among TV writers is incredibly low, and late night shows have the worst numbers.

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  3. Jessica Williams Won’t Host The Daily Show, But Pledges to “Troll That Ass For Years”

    Long troll the Queen.

    Jessica Williams explained to fans via Twitter earlier today that she doesn't see herself hosting The Daily Show anytime soon.

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  4. We Want to Live in Hot Tub Time Machine 2‘s Version Of the Future, If Only For Jessica Williams As Daily Show Host

    Give us this.

    The Hot Tub Time Machine franchise doesn't tend to be my aspirational jam, except in one area: The area in which Jessica Williams is the host of The Daily Show in 2025.

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  5. Goodnight, Sweet Prince: Watch Jon Stewart Announce His The Daily Show Retirement

    Jon, but not forgotten.

    As the news was breaking online last night that Jon Stewart will be leaving Comedy Central soon after nearly two decades, The Daily Show audience was learning the news first-hand from Stewart himself; and although I'm excited to see what Stewart does next, this clip is a bittersweet reminder of the humor, eloquence, and honesty that I'll miss watching on the regular.

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  6. Everything is Awful, Jon Stewart Exiting The Daily Show

    End of an era.

    First Stephen Colbert, now this?

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  7. Witness Jessica Williams Discuss Alabama’s Bizarre Abortion Law With A “Fetal Attorney”

    "Fetal attorney" is what it sounds like

    Jessica Williams remains the queen of the mic-drop in this video, in which she discusses Alabama's HB 494, a parental consent law that allows for the appointment of a lawyer to represent fetuses in cases against the pregnant teenagers carrying them. Yep, that's a thing that exists.

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  8. Queen Jessica Williams Studies Chemistry, Emoji, and Tacos in the Name of Science

    What is the chemical composition of Feminized Atmosphere?

    "Science, I always found very intimidating. It felt very inaccessible [...] As soon as it got to numbers and codes I was like ‘Oh, that’s enough for me.’"

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  9. Survey Shows Satire News Programs Inform People Better Than Actual News on Net Neutrality

    Wait. Those "regular" news shows aren't just elaborate jokes?

    Buried in a survey on whether or not most of the public in the United States opposes Internet fast lanes—they do, by the way—is a fun little chart showing viewers of which news programs felt they'd heard the most about net neutrality. Surprise! The Daily ShowThe Colbert Report, and Last Week Tonight are by far the top three. Go ahead and have a big belly laugh over Jon Stewart insisting he wasn't real news on Crossfire all those years ago.

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  10. The Daily Show‘s Jessica Williams Continues Her Beautiful Assault On Catcalling

    "Jessica's Feminized Atmosphere" is the name of my Alanis Morisette cover band.

    Apparently some people didn't get the hint last month when Jessica Williams discussed the annoying and often scary encounter that is catcalling to a captivated Daily Show audience—but then, what else is new? So she decided to follow up with a fantastic taped segment, complete with hidden camera and a giant panel of women recounting their own (really disgusting) experiences. Bless you, Jessica Williams. Bless you, Jessica Williams. We'd follow you into your feminized atmosphere any day.

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