The Daily Show
American late-night talk show, that briefly became a cult icon for the pot-head and far left crowd.
~ Aristotle Sabouni
While ratings once peaked at 2.5M viewers, it is most often at the bottom of the Late Night shows with a few hundred thousand viewers.
- Samantha Bee - Samantha Bee is a non-funny Comedian, nasty partisan polemic, with lousy ratings. She also used sexist and derogatory speech that would have gotten any conservative fired (and did scare away some of her advertisers): but hyper-partisans on her network have protected her from the consequences of her incompetence, in ways they never would have if they had a competent and conservative talent.
- Stephen Colbert - Stephen Colbert has a quote that goes, "Isn't an agnostic just an atheist without balls?". I'd retort that isn't a polemic pundit hiding behind the label of "comedian", just a bigot without balls? Colbert is famous for parlaying a mocking character on The Daily Show, into a low rating show called the Colbert Report, then to take over the Late Show from Letterman.
- Trevor Noah - The least intelligent or funny of The Daily Show hosts. And that's a pretty low bar. Since the ratings had descended the more work each host got, he continued the decline, and for 7 years took the ratings from low to lower, and the skits from humorless to droll propaganda. Until he graciously left (was exited) in 2022.