Jon Stewart Jokes Benedict Cumberbatch Will Replace Him on The Daily Show
Jon Stewart jokes Benedict Cumberbatch will replace him on The Daily Show
Stewart’s annual Night of Too Many Stars taped over the weekend, allowing audience members to commit a crime with John Oliver and to bid on selling out with Chris Rock. During his monologue, Stewart said, “The only other place you’ll see this many top comedians together in this one room is on the Internet — list of everyone who should replace me on the Daily Show. Ultimately I believe it’s going to be Benedict Cumberbatch.”
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China among the Top 10 countries for House of Cards pirating
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The Lego Movie guys have known Will Forte for 18 years, and felt he needed to be on TV
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