Jon Stewart to leave Daily Show
[image src=’http://fnx.network/fnxnetwork/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/JohnStewartStatementFromComedyCentral.jpg’ width=’599′ height=’776′ title=’Source: Comedy Central, USA’ align=’right’]Jon Stewart, the humorist turned fake newsman who grew The Daily Show into a social powerhouse throughout the span of 16 years is leaving the show later in the year.
Stewart declared his impending takeoff during the taping of Tuesday night’s show, and Comedy Central president Michele Ganeless affirmed it in an announcement.
It wasn’t promptly clear what Stewart’s next move will be, nor was it clear who would replace him or whether the show will proceed.
Watch the show tonight for the full statement from Jon Stewart.