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Why John Oliver Won’t Be Taking Over For Jon Stewart on The Daily Show

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After Jon Stewart announced that he’s retiring from The Daily Show after this year, fans immediately began speculating who would take over hosting duties for a Comedy Central show.

Because his proclamation done it transparent that he was retiring rather than a uncover ending, names began surfacing as front-runners for a open position…if usually since viewers were picking their dream Daily Show hosts, and not celebrities who were strictly in a using for a position.

One name that kept floating to a tip of a raise is John Oliver, due to his hilarious, intelligent and smart takes on a news during HBO’s Last Week Tonight.

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But Oliver will not be holding over for Stewart, since E! News has schooled that HBO has only renewed Last Week Tonight With John Oliver for not one though dual some-more seasons.

HBO President Michael Lombardo announced a seasons 3 and 4 pickups, with any deteriorate consisting of 35 shows each. Season 3 will atmosphere in 2016, with deteriorate 4 in 2017.

“We are impossibly unapproachable to have John as partial of a HBO family,” Lombardo says. “His singular ability to broach socially poignant explanation week after week, along with his inherited comedic brilliance, puts John in a category by himself.”

Are we vehement to see some-more of Oliver on Last Week Tonight, or were we holding out wish that he would take over for Stewart on The Daily Show? Who else would we rather see horde The Daily Show? Weigh in next in a comments!

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver front Sundays during 11 p.m. on HBO.

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