JON STEWART ANNOUNCES TWO-PART HBO STAND-UP SPECIAL
July 26, 2017 The Unbiased Writer
Jon Stewart just announced two new upcoming HBO stand-up specials. Set to be his first stand-up comedy show in over 20 years, the news was announced today at the Television Critics Assn. press tour in Beverly Hills. The former host of ‘The Daily Show’ released a statement saying, ‘I’m really thrilled to be able to return to stand-up on HBO. They’ve always set the standard for great stand-up specials. Plus, I can finally use up the last of the Saddam Hussein jokes left over from my first special.’ The two specials are part of Stewart’s four-year deal with the HBO. ‘We’re excited to bring Jon to the network with this pair of specials,’ said HBO programming president Casey Bloys in a statement. ‘We’ve all missed his uniquely thoughtful brand of humor.’ Stay tuned for more details!