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  • The Daily Show (1996– )
  • TV-14
    TV Series | 22 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show
The Daily Show (1996– )
TV-14
TV Series | 22 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

A comedy news show featuring humorous takes on top stories.
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Seasons
29   |   28   |   27   |   26   |   25   |   24   |   23   |   22  | …   See all
Creators
Madeleine Smithberg (created by) | Lizz Winstead (created by)
Head writers
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Jun 26, 2015

Release date (First episode)
Jul 22, 1996 (United States)

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Cast

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50 cast members
Name Episodes Known for
Jon Stewart
Self - Host / Self Self - Host / Self   See fewer
2,593
Trevor Noah
Self - Host / Self - Correspondent / Self Self - Host / Self - Correspondent / Self   See fewer
1,095
Stephen Colbert
Self - Correspondent / Self - Handoff to 'The Colbert Report' / Self - Host / Self / Handoff to 'The Colbert Report' / Rev. Al Sharpton Self - Correspondent / Self - Handoff to 'The Colbert Report' / Self - Host / Self / Handoff to 'The Colbert Report' / Rev. Al Sharpton   See fewer
778
Roy Wood Jr.
Self - Correspondent / Leo Deblin / Self - Host / African Dictator / TSA Officer / … See more Self - Correspondent / Leo Deblin / Self - Host / African Dictator / TSA Officer / 'Dune' African Steward / 'Minorities Report' Precog / 'Rogue Grand Jury' Judge / African / Airline Passenger / Black Man / Black Therapy Preacher / Black Trump / Boko Haram Member / CSI Detective / Chocolate Syrup / Chuck Grassley / DJ Systemic Change / Doctor / Donald Trump / Emancipation Slave / Facebook Bartender / Fear / Gen. Brian Martineck / Ghost Pimp / God / Happy Slave / Klepper & Wood Attorney / Man Chanting Covfefe / Meal Team Six Regional Director / Nazi General / Nigerian Prince / Pastor Roy / Phil Debt / Police Officer / Roy Wood Sr. / Sales Clerk 2 / Security Guard / Self / Signature Guy / Sir Ahnrop / Starbucks Diversity Technician / Steve Harvey / The Notorious B.I.G   See fewer
407
John Oliver
Self - Correspondent / Self - Host / Self / The British Pound / Tiny Tim Self - Correspondent / Self - Host / Self / The British Pound / Tiny Tim   See fewer
395
Craig Kilborn
Self - Host / Self Self - Host / Self   See fewer
380
Lewis Black
Self - Commentator / Self Self - Commentator / Self   See fewer
372
Samantha Bee
Self - Correspondent / Siri / Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp / Barbara Boxer / Canadian Wife / … See more Self - Correspondent / Siri / Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp / Barbara Boxer / Canadian Wife / Ghost of Alternate Christmas Past / Self / Self - Co-Host   See fewer
332
Jason Jones
Self - Correspondent / Baby New Year 2009 / Burger / Canadian Husband / Comedy Angel Tom Brokaw / … See more Self - Correspondent / Baby New Year 2009 / Burger / Canadian Husband / Comedy Angel Tom Brokaw / Ghost of Christmas Past / Hologram George Washington / Louis C.K. / Lt. Sullivan / Prism / Rabbi / Self / Self - Co-Host / Smith / The Devil / The Greek Drachma / Wilshire Jessup   See fewer
300
Steve Carell
Self - Correspondent / Self - Guest / Self - Host / Self Self - Correspondent / Self - Guest / Self - Host / Self   See fewer
286
Desi Lydic
Self - Correspondent / Self - Host / Self - Co-Host / 'A School Board Christmas' Single Mom / 'A Vote For Love' Election Monitor / … See more Self - Correspondent / Self - Host / Self - Co-Host / 'A School Board Christmas' Single Mom / 'A Vote For Love' Election Monitor / 'Hate Fuck' Conservative / 'Reading of The Will' Daughter / America's Lawyer / Amy Fisher / College Professor / David Koresh / Equifax Spokeswoman / Fading Dreams Associate / Female Tim Greco / Flight Attendant / Founding Father / Franka Von Schmidt / George Santos Supporter / Human Resources Director / Improve Group Leader / Inauguration Night Mom / Marion Donovan / Marsha Maddox / Mary Debt / Merrick Garland / Missouri Mom / Peleton Ad Wife / Sales Clerk 1 / Sarah Howe / Self - 'Meet Hillary: The Best You're Going To Get' Narrator / Spelling Bee Judge / Stair Sherpa Politician / Throwdown Air Flight Attendant / Tonya Harding / Trump Supporter / Unity Counselor   See fewer
285
Michael Kosta
Self - Correspondent / Self - Host / Self - Co-Host / Kevin Matthew Kelp / Bricky The Border Wall / … See more Self - Correspondent / Self - Host / Self - Co-Host / Kevin Matthew Kelp / Bricky The Border Wall / 'A School Board Christmas' Regular Joe / 'A Vote For Love' Poll Worker / 'Hate Fuck' Liberal / 'Minorities Report' Cop / 'Uncut Gems II' Howard / Airline Pilot / Arnold / Augustus Mandrake / CSI Detective / Carl Schwartz - White House Plumber / Cop / Deregulation Station Conductor / Energy Lobbyist / Equifax Husband / Facebook Bar Patron / Gavin Bancroft / George Santos Supporter / Judge Raymond Dearie / Old Man #1 / Peleton Ad Husband / Police Officer / Referee / Republican / Republican Congressman / RoboChrist / Senator Tim Greco / Throwdown Air Passenger / Trump Supporter / Waiter   See fewer
268
Rob Corddry
Self - Correspondent / Self / Self - Host Self - Correspondent / Self / Self - Host   See fewer
258
Jordan Klepper
Self - Correspondent / Self - Handoff to 'The Opposition' / Self - Host / Self / Self - Co-Host / … See more Self - Correspondent / Self - Handoff to 'The Opposition' / Self - Host / Self / Self - Co-Host / Thomas Jefferson / 'Rogue Grand Jury' Foreman / Almond / Black Trump Hype Man / Broham Jones / Dunk / Founding Father / Horniness / ISIS Supervisor / John Wayne Bobbitt / Klepper & Wood Attorney / Mr. Trump's Lawyer / Plan B Guy / Scott Budow / Telenovela Papa / The Party / The Unabomber / Warren G. Harding / White Cop   See fewer
244
Ronny Chieng
Self - Correspondent / Self - Host / 'Dune' Chinese Lender / 'Rogue Grand Jury' Bailiff / Airline Passenger / … See more Self - Correspondent / Self - Host / 'Dune' Chinese Lender / 'Rogue Grand Jury' Bailiff / Airline Passenger / Anger / Angry Airline Passenger / CSI Killer / Cab Driver / Dr. Kevorkian / Fading Dreams Associate / Genie / IUD Guy / Jim Maloney / Monica Lewinsky / Myanmar Soldier / Reporter / Self - Co-Host / TSA Officer / Trump Rally Victim   See fewer
210
Ed Helms
Self - Correspondent / Self / Self -Correspondent Self - Correspondent / Self / Self -Correspondent   See fewer
209
Mo Rocca
Self - Correspondent / Self / Self - Co-Host Self - Correspondent / Self / Self - Co-Host   See fewer
196
Aasif Mandvi
Self - Correspondent / Self Self - Correspondent / Self   See fewer
190
Ginny Winstead
Self - 'Trivial Compromise!' Announcer / Self - 'Final Jeopardy' Announcer / Self - Contributor 'Ginny's Book Club' Self - 'Trivial Compromise!' Announcer / Self - 'Final Jeopardy' Announcer / Self - Contributor 'Ginny's Book Club'   See fewer
162
Beth Littleford
Self - Correspondent / Self - Host Self - Correspondent / Self - Host   See fewer
151
Wyatt Cenac
Self - Correspondent / Muppet Michael Steele / Self / Comedy Devil Don Rickles / Cop / The Italian Lira Self - Correspondent / Muppet Michael Steele / Self / Comedy Devil Don Rickles / Cop / The Italian Lira   See fewer
150
Dulcé Sloan
Self - Correspondent / Self / Self - Host / 'Minorities Report' Cop / 911 Dispatcher / … See more Self - Correspondent / Self / Self - Host / 'Minorities Report' Cop / 911 Dispatcher / Big Mama Thornton / Black Christmas Tree / Black Therapy Choir Member / Democrat / Equifax Woman / Facebook Bar Patron / Fading Dreams Associate / God / Lea Deblin / Old Lady / Oprah   See fewer
148
Jessica Williams
Self - Correspondent / Abraham Lincoln / Emancipation Slave / Ghost of What-Could-Have-Been Christmas Present / Joy / … See more Self - Correspondent / Abraham Lincoln / Emancipation Slave / Ghost of What-Could-Have-Been Christmas Present / Joy / Lorena Bobbitt / Nun / Self   See fewer
142
A. Whitney Brown
Self - Correspondent / Self - Host Self - Correspondent / Self - Host   See fewer
137
Vance DeGeneres
Self - Correspondent / Self / Self - Co-Host / Self - Host Self - Correspondent / Self / Self - Co-Host / Self - Host   See fewer
137
Brian Unger
Self - Correspondent / Self - Host Self - Correspondent / Self - Host   See fewer
126
Wilbur Winstead
Self - 'Trivial Compromise!' Announcer / Self - Contributor 'Wilbur's Book Club' Self - 'Trivial Compromise!' Announcer / Self - Contributor 'Wilbur's Book Club'   See fewer
121
Frank DeCaro
Self - Contributor 'Out at the Movies' / Self / Self - Contributor Self - Contributor 'Out at the Movies' / Self / Self - Contributor   See fewer
113
Hasan Minhaj
Self - Correspondent / Self - Host / Brown Immigrant / Chad Smith / Dr. Bornstein / … See more Self - Correspondent / Self - Host / Brown Immigrant / Chad Smith / Dr. Bornstein / Facebook Bar Patron / Old Man #2 / Self / Southwest Flight Attendant / Spelling Bee Kid / Trump Rally Victim   See fewer
108
John Bloom
Self - Contributor 'God Stuff' Self - Contributor 'God Stuff'   See fewer
100
Larry Wilmore
Self - Correspondent / Self - Handoff to 'The Nightly Show' / Self Self - Correspondent / Self - Handoff to 'The Nightly Show' / Self   See fewer
100
Nancy Carell
Self - Correspondent / Self - Host / Self Self - Correspondent / Self - Host / Self   See fewer
90
Rob Riggle
Self - Correspondent / Money / Self / Soldier Self - Correspondent / Money / Self / Soldier   See fewer
86
John Hodgman
Self - 'Resident Expert' / Self - 'Deranged Millionaire' / Self / Gregory Watson / Self - Deranged Millionaire Self - 'Resident Expert' / Self - 'Deranged Millionaire' / Self / Gregory Watson / Self - Deranged Millionaire   See fewer
76
Michael Blieden
Self - Contributor Self - Contributor   See fewer
74
Al Madrigal
Self - Correspondent / Pink Slime Burger / Twinkie the Kid Self - Correspondent / Pink Slime Burger / Twinkie the Kid   See fewer
72
Jaboukie Young-White
Self - Correspondent / Black Therapy Patient / Central Command Soldier / Fading Dreams Associate / Jussie Smollett / … See more Self - Correspondent / Black Therapy Patient / Central Command Soldier / Fading Dreams Associate / Jussie Smollett / Shopper / Sonny Debt / TSA Officer   See fewer
57
Stacey Woods
Self - Correspondent Self - Correspondent   See fewer
55
Lizz Winstead
Self - Commentator / Self - Contributor 'Out at the Movies' / Self - Correspondent / Self / Self - Contributor Self - Commentator / Self - Contributor 'Out at the Movies' / Self - Correspondent / Self / Self - Contributor   See fewer
53
Matt Walsh
Self - Correspondent / Self Self - Correspondent / Self   See fewer
42
Dan Bakkedahl
Self - Correspondent / Larry Scott / Self Self - Correspondent / Larry Scott / Self   See fewer
41
Michelle Wolf
Self - Commentator / Self - Host Self - Commentator / Self - Host   See fewer
32
Kristen Schaal
Self - Commentator / Mrs. Blomstein Self - Commentator / Mrs. Blomstein   See fewer
31
Lauren Weedman
Self - Correspondent Self - Correspondent   See fewer
29
Rich Brown
Self - Contributor 'Public Excess' / Self - Correspondent Self - Contributor 'Public Excess' / Self - Correspondent   See fewer
24
22
21
Denis Leary
Self - Guest Self - Guest   See fewer
20
Dave Attell
Self - Contributor 'Ugly American' / Self - Commentator / Self Self - Contributor 'Ugly American' / Self - Commentator / Self   See fewer
19
Olivia Munn
Self - Correspondent / Self - Guest / Self Self - Correspondent / Self - Guest / Self   See fewer
19
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