Jon Stewart announced the last date of his career as the host of ‘The Daily Show’.
On Monday Jon Stewart announced his last appearance as a host of ‘The Daily Show’ will be on Thursday the 6th of August later this year. 6th of August will be Stewart’s last day on the job as a host for the acclaimed Comedy Central series.
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The announcement was made after the show broadcast on Monday, when Stewart quipped he will be wearing a suit and will be likely to have taken a shower while the audience gave a slow response to the news, so Stewart then funnily apologised and announced he will actually be wearing overalls and won’t be showering to which the crowd cheered and laughed wholeheartedly.
Stewart then mentioned the chance for fans to win tickets to his last appearance as host on ‘The Daily Show’ from omaze.com/dailyshow, while the proceeds from the tickets will be going to the charity Night of Too Many Stars.
In February the 52 years old comedian announced to the world on his show he will be retiring from ‘The Daily Show’. Jon Stewart has hosted the satirical news show ‘The Daily Show’ for the past 16 years and the show have won critical acclaim and numerous Emmy Awards under his tenure.
Stewart told the British Newspaper ‘The Guardian’ he does not get the same satisfaction from his work as a host on the show anymore and he while another election is coming Stewart does not feel there will be much of a variation to report in the coming election.
A few weeks ago Stewart even announced the South African comedian Trevor Noah will be taking over the reins of ‘The Daily Show’ from him as a host. Stewart called his protégé Noah a funny and smart individual, and Stewart will be watching ‘The Daily Show’ with Noah as the host.
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Watch below the video in which Jon Stewart announces date of his final Daily Show as host.