Jon Stewart, esteemed former host of The Daily Show, is marking his return to the central stage. This development is met with an enthusiastic welcome from fans and colleagues alike.
Stewart's return is scheduled for a weekly stint, taking the lead role every Monday. This arrangement will continue until the 2024 election cycle. The spotlight had previously been on Trevor Noah, his successor, who vacated the show slightly more than a year ago.
Chris McCarthy, the President/CEO of Showtime/MTV Entertainment Studios, expressed his confidence in Stewart's capabilities. According to McCarthy, there is no better person to interpret and explain the existing political milieu of the country.
Stewart had taken the decision to leave The Daily Show in 2015. Despite the show's popularity and success, he was not content. The lack of satisfaction led to his previous exit from this renowned show.
While Stewart is set to host the show weekly, other guest hosts will keep the show running on the rest of the days. This roster of hosts has featured prominent names including Kal Penn, Charlamagne Tha God, Michelle Wolf and Leslie Jones.
The decision to bring Stewart back was made after Roy Wood Jr., a correspondent for The Daily Show, humorously requested a permanent host in an Emmy acceptance speech. Stewart's return is sure to add a new dynamic to the show and is already generating anticipation and excitement.