This August on Comedy: Jon Stewart says Goodbye to THE DAILY SHOW and the Season Finales of WHY? WITH HANNIBAL BURESS and JUST FOR LAUGHS: ALL ACCESS

— July 29, 2015

  • It’s the end of an era as Jon Stewart bids farewell to THE DAILY SHOW with his final appearance on Thursday, Aug. 6 at 11 p.m. ET/PT
  • Almost every question goes unanswered when Season 1 of WHY? WITH HANNIBAL BURESS wraps up on Wednesday, Aug. 26 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT
  • The final crop of comedians hit the stage for the season finale of JUST FOR LAUGHS: ALL ACCESS, Saturday, Aug. 29 at 10 p.m. ET/PT including Jerrod Carmichael and Seán Cullen
  • Previous seasons of JUST FOR LAUGHS: ALL ACCESS and THE ROAST OF DONALD TRUMP are available now on CraveTV™
  • Comedy dishes out THE SLOW ROAST OF DONALD TRUMP marathon, as the controversial TV personality gets roasted over and over with six, back to back airings of THE ROAST OF DONALD TRUMP, beginning Saturday, Aug. 1 at 12 a.m. ET/PT
** Media note ** Download photos from bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/comedy. Screeners are available upon request. Below is a chronological list of premieres, finales, and specials for August on Comedy. All programming is subject to change (all times ET/PT; visit TheComedyNetwork.ca to confirm local broadcast times and for the full broadcast schedule). Saturday, Aug. 1 12 a.m. – THE SLOW ROAST OF DONALD TRUMP MARATHON Viewers can watch Donald Trump get repeatedly skewered by the likes of Lisa Lampanelli, Jeffrey Ross and Gilbert Gottfried as Comedy airs THE ROAST OF DONALD TRUMP on repeat for six consecutive hours. Thursday, Aug. 6 11 p.m. – THE DAILY SHOW WITH JON STEWART After more than 16 years at the helm of THE DAILY SHOW, Jon Stewart bids farewell with his final episode, before handing over the reins to new host Trevor Noah. Wednesday, Aug. 26 10:30 p.m. – WHY? WITH HANNIBAL BURESS  *Season Finale* WHY? WITH HANNIBAL BURESS follows Buress (BROAD CITY) as he addresses cultural issues through stand-up, filmed segments, man-on-the-street interviews and interviews with in-studio guests. Saturday, Aug. 29 10 p.m. – JUST FOR LAUGHS: ALL ACCESS  *Season 3 Finale* The Season 3 finale of JUST FOR LAUGHS: ALL ACCESS features Jerrod Carmichael (Neighbors) and performances by Emily Heller, Seán Cullen, Nathan Macintosh, Abandoman, Mike Delamont, and Ralphie May.

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