The Daily Show
The Daily Show (titled The Daily Show with Jon Stewart since 1999) is an American late-night talk and news satire television program, which airs each Monday through Thursday on Comedy Central and, in Canada, The Comedy Network. The half-hour-long show premiered on July 21, 1996, and was hosted by Craig Kilborn until December 1998. Jon Stewart took over as host in January 1999, making the show more strongly focused on politics and the national media, in contrast with the pop culture focus during Kilborn's tenure. Stewart's version is currently the second longest-running program on Comedy Central after South Park, and has won 18 Primetime Emmy Awards.