The Daily Show

The Daily Show

American late-night satirical television program
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The Daily Show
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The Daily Show is an American late-night talk and news satire television program. It airs each Monday through Thursday on Comedy Central. Describing itself as a fake news program, The Daily Show draws its comedy and satire from recent news stories, political figures, media organizations, and often uses self-referential humor as well.

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Also known as
Other titles:
    • The Daily Show with Craig Kilborn (1996–1998)
    • The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (1999–2015)
    • A Daily Show with Jon Stewart (2007–08 WGA Strike; 2008)
    • The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (2015–present)
    • The Daily Social Distancing Show with Trevor Noah (COVID-19 pandemic; 2020)
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Directed by
  • Paul Pennolino (2017–present)
Other directors:
    • Andy Barsh (1996–97)
    • Scott Preston (1997–2000)
    • Chuck O'Neil (2000–2017)
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Opening theme
"Dog on Fire", performed by They Might Be Giants, arranged by Timbaland and King Logan
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United States
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No. of episodes
3,515 (as of December 16, 2020) (list of episodes)
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PRODUCTION

Executive producer
  • Trevor Noah (2015–present)
  • Jill Katz (2015–present)
  • Jennifer Flanz (2013–present)
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NEP Studio 52, New York City
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Running time
  • 22 min. (1996–2020)
  • 45 min. (2020–present)
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July 22, 1996 (1996-07-22)
present (present)
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Jon Stewart: (to John Kerry) One more thing, and you don't have to answer it if you don't want to. Is it true that every time I buy a bottle of ketchup, your wife gets a nickel?

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