It has been two years since Jon Stewart hosted his final episode of The Day by day Present, and he has no regrets about how he exited. Stewart shared how he felt about leaving the Comedy Central collection that he placed on the map in a current interview with Howard Stern, and said he felt like he wanted to go to maintain the product from declining:
At a sure level, you need to evolve one thing, and I believe I bought to some extent the place I type of did not suppose I may do anything with it. And thank God I did as a result of earlier than Trump got here, you want somebody who’s 32 or 33 who nonetheless has that kind of power, that kind of stamina, that fireside to go at it.
For any followers of The Day by day Present who felt like Jon Stewart left too early and nonetheless had one thing left within the tank, he made it clear to The Howard Stern Show it was fairly the alternative. Actually, Stewart mentioned he felt prefer it was the correct time for him to step out of the collection, just because he felt he was near reaching the purpose of phoning in episodes. Contemplating he hosted The Day by day Present persistently for 16 years, it is a marvel he did not consider dropping out sooner.
Fortunately he did not, though Jon Stewart did admit he had gotten lazy on a pair issues in the direction of the top of his run on The Day by day Present. Stewart mentioned he would alter bits pitched for the present based mostly on the extent of labor he must put in the direction of them. Particularly, he wasn’t a fan of adjusting garments for segments:
I used to be making choices about bits in the direction of the top of The Day by day Present based mostly on if I must change my garments. Like that is how lazy I had gotten…I am like ‘ what? Why do not we do that in my workplace, and I simply put on a T-shirt?’
Fortunately, with Trevor Noah taking over his spot on The Day by day Present, Stephen Colbert ramping up the politics on The Late Present, and John Oliver going viral with every new episode of Final Week Tonight, the world of political satire is properly off sufficient with out Jon Stewart on the wheel of the ship. Plus, it is not like Stewart cannot ever come again ought to that fireside return at some point, and together with his HBO contract, he definitely can and can very quickly.
These hungry for a Jon Stewart return to tv will get their want as he’s the host of Evening of Too Many Stars: America Unites for Autism Applications Sunday, November 18th at eight p.m. ET on HBO. For extra on different “cannot miss” upcoming fall programming, you should definitely go to our fall premiere guide and keep updated with all the newest and best exhibits of the season. For a have a look at some exhibits that did not survive 2017, hit up our cancellation guide.