What an impact!
Jon Stewart has announced his departure from Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, which he has anchored since 1999. Though he has yet to announce his future plans, his impact will be felt for years to come in all corners of our culture.
One of Stewart’s greatest legacies will be his protégés, who have made spaces for themselves on screens big and small. Here are a few of the Daily Show personalities whose careers Stewart helped to launch.