Jon Stewart vs CNBC

This dust up between Jon Stewart and CNBC was too good not to post.


Barack Obama on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Barack Obama‘s recent appearance on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.

UPDATE: 31/10/08: According to Variety’sย Anne Thompson this appearence had a dramatic impact on The Daily Show’s ratings:

According to Comedy Central, last night’s Obama satellite interview “lifted The Daily Show with Jon Stewart to record levels,” they wrote in an email:

  • It was the most-watched and highest-rated episode in the show’s history, with 3.6 million total viewers and a 2.6 HHLD Rating.
  • This episode beat the October 8 prior most-watched episode record set by Michele Obama, by 700,000 total viewers.
  • The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” (October 29, 11:00 p.m. โ€“ 11:30 p.m)
  • 3.6 million total viewers
  • 2.2 million P18-49 viewers
  • 2.6 HHLD Rating
  • 2.0 P18-49 Rating
  • This is the first time The Daily Show has averaged more than 3 million viewers for a single episode.
  • The Daily Show outperformed its previous best by +22% (2.9 million viewers on October 8, 2008).