Jon Stewart Leaving 'The Daily Show'

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Jon Stewart will be leaving his post as the host of the Comedy Central satirical current-affairs talkshow "The Daily Show," according to reports citing the network, owned by Viacom Inc. "Jon has been at the heart of Comedy Central, championing and nurturing the best talent in the industry, in front of and behind the camera," Politico quoted Comedy Central president Michele Ganeless as saying. Stewart would do his final show sometime "later this year," Ganeless reportedly said.

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