Late-night talk show host Jon Stewart is leaving The Daily Show, Comedy Central has confirmed. News of Stewart's departure began circulating on 10 February 2015 following the show's daily taping.
Comedy Central immediately tweeted a statement that addressed the rapidly spreading rumor:
Thank you Jon. pic.twitter.com/yPdxjnkuLw
— Comedy Central (@ComedyCentral) February 10, 2015
The network indicated Stewart's departure would not mark the end of The Daily Show, and a timeframe more specific than "later [in 2015]" was not provided.
Last updated: 10 February 2015