Jason Jones Leaving 'The Daily Show'

Jason Jones on The Daily Show
Courtesy of Comedy Central

Jason Jones on Comedy Central's The Daily Show.

There's another departure in store for The Daily Show.

Jason Jones will leave the Comedy Central series after nearly a decade to star in and produce a new TBS sitcom that was announced Tuesday (Feb. 24).

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Earlier this month, Daily Show host Jon Stewart said he will leave sometime this year.

Samantha Bee, Jones' wife and fellow Daily Show correspondent, will remain with the satirical news show, Comedy Central said in confirming Jones' exit.

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But Bee will join her husband as an executive producer on the TBS sitcom about a family on the road.

On Twitter, Jones said it was time for him to exit The Daily Show, which he called among TV's greatest programs.

Comedy Central said Jones will leave this year but didn't give a date for his last show.


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