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VIDEO: Jon Stewart Announces Final Date as ‘Daily Show’ Host

Comedian Jon Stewart said Aug. 6 would be his final episode hosting “The Daily Show.”

Stewart, who announced that he would be retiring from Comedy Central’s satirical news show back in February, told the studio audience about his final date at the end of his broadcast Monday night.

“I will be wearing a suit. I will more than likely be showered,” he said at the end of Monday’s broadcast.

When the studio audience reacted sadly, Stewart added, “I’m sorry, I’ll be wearing overalls and I won’t shower.”

Comedy Central announced late last month that comedian Trevor Noah would take over for Stewart, who has hosted the show for 16 years.

“I hope that you will join us for that program,” Stewart said.

Watch Stewart’s announcement here:

By Nikhita Venugopal | April 21, 2015 9:04am

About Naufal Khan

Naufal Khan was the Publisher at ADISHAKTI MEDIA and the editor-in-chief of the South African Indian news service Indian Spice. Khan was former Sunday Times journalist and also an occult fiction and non-fiction writer with several published titles.