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Jon Stewart extends roll as Daily Show host until 2010

Jon Stewart will continue as anchor of “The Daily Show” for at least three more years.

The popular host has signed a two-year contract extension that keeps him at the Comedy Central show to the end of 2010, the network has announced. His contract had been set to expire next year.
Stewart, 44, joined the satirical newscast on Jan. 11, 1999, succeeding Craig Kilborn, its host since the show began in July 1996.

Tom GrossTom Gross is a former Middle East correspondent for the London Sunday Telegraph and the New York Daily News.

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