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Jon Stewart's Replacement Is Unlikely Choice For 'The Daily Show'

"The Daily Show" replaces departing host Jon Stewart with South African comedian Trevor Noah. He is a relatively unknown comedian and an unlikely choice for the program.
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5 Thoughts On Trevor Noah Taking Over 'The Daily Show'

South African comedian Trevor Noah was announced Monday as the next host of The Daily Show. It might not be the most obvious pick, but why make the most obvious pick?
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Trevor Noah Will Replace Jon Stewart As Host Of 'The Daily Show'

Comedy Central President Michele Ganeless says that Trevor Noah "has a huge international following and is poised to explode here in America."
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For 'Dexter' Star David Zayas, Acting Was A Long Shot Away

The Bronx native grew up in a blue-collar household; a life in show business seemed far from reality. He spent time in the Air Force and as a cop before he finally gave his childhood dream a chance.
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In The TV Show 'Younger,' You're Only 26 Twice

In the new TV Land show, Sutton Foster plays Liza, a 40-year-old who needs to get back into the job market. So she moves to Brooklyn, gets highlights, learns how tweet, and pretends to be in her 20s.
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Cate Blanchett Swears On Australian TV; Flap Ensues

When Cate Blanchett was interviewed about her role in Cinderella last week, the interview came to an abrupt end with some inappropriate language. Oh, my! What would Prince Charming think?
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An Oncologist's 'Biography Of Cancer' Adapted Into A Documentary

In The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, Siddhartha Mukherjee chronicled how our understanding of cancer has evolved. Starting Monday, Ken Burns' three-part documentary will air on PBS.
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Evaluating Whether It's Time To Cut The Cord

Several big media companies recently announced new ways to bring TV over the Internet. For example, HBO's streaming service, Sony's PlayStation Vue and a rumored service from Apple.
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'Justified' Creator Aims To Stay True To The Late Writer Elmore Leonard

The FX series, now in its final season, is based on Leonard's novella Fire in the Hole. Showrunner Graham Yost says, "I look at this show as Elmore Leonard's show, and we're all in service of him."
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Why It's So Hard For Us To Agree About Dong From 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt'

With a name like Dong — and so few roles for Asian-American men on TV — it's understandable that this character has been raising eyebrows. But in the context of the show, Dong makes complete sense.

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