“Welcome to The Daily Show, my name is Jon Stewart.” The comedian kicked off his return to the Comedy Central and he’s jazzed. “Now where was I?
I’m excited to be back. Why am I back, you may be asking yourselves, it’s a very reasonable question. I have committed a lot of crimes and from what I understand, talk show hosts are granted immunity.
It doesn’t make a lot of sense, but take it up with the founders,” he added. Stewart was returning to the franchise that he turned around, ostensibly replacing Trevor Noah, who left over a year ago, with a few celebrity guest hosts helping out in between.
He kicked off the show as he always used to, with some good-natured political ribbing. He also managed to get another jibe at Apple, which canceled his previous show The Problem with Jon Stewart because of his interest in talking about some difficult topics for the tech giant. “We’re going to have so much to talk about this year; the elections, maybe we’ll talk about China, AI, something a little lighter, Israel/Palestine,” he said.Read more on deadline.com