26 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About The Daily Show With Jon Stewart.

26 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About The Daily Show With Jon Stewart.

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21/26. Beginning on June 26, 2015, Comedy Central streamed every episode from Jon Stewart's tenure over 42 days, ending on the day of Stewart's last episode.

22/26. Jon Stewart auctioned off the interview couch from the show.

23/26. Jon Stewart hosted the show for sixteen years before leaving in 2015.

24/26. John Oliver met his wife at the 2008 Republican National Convention. He was doing a piece for the show, and she was working for "Veterans For Freedom." She helped to hide him, the other correspondents, and the camera crew from security.

25/26. In 2007 Fox News tried to have a conservative version of "The Daily Show" called "The 1/2 Hour News Hour", it was cancelled after 13 episodes.

26/26. After Al Sharpton didn't show up for an interview on The Daily Show in 2001, Stephen Colbert took his place and was interviewed as Al Sharpton (sacrificing an opportunity to attend the Fellowship of the Ring premier).


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