Jon Stewart, who wrote a directed the political comedy Irresistible has been doing the rounds on tv talk and news shows. He, of course, turned up on Late Show with Stephen Colbert which he produces! He was the host when it started back in 1996.

Check out the clips of him, below, plus an interview conducted by UK’s Channel 4 News.

Jon Stewart doing the rounds

Late Show with Stephen Colbert Jon Stewart returns with advice from 1918 and thoughts on Trump’s handling of the virus
Late Show with Stephen Colbert Jon Stewart: Let’s address the President As #SwampyDon
Late Show with Stephen Colbert Jon Stewart: Joe Biden, humbled by grief, may be the leader America needs
Late Show with Stephen Colbert Jon Stewart: The new deal and GI Bill explicitly excluded black people
UK’s Channel 4 News Jon Stewart: Black Lives Matter, Biden vs Trump and Irresistible

Irresistible key facts

Jon Stewart wrote and directed the movie Irresistible , a comedy of a Democrat political consultant. It stars Steve Carell in that role. His character helps a retired Marine colonel run for mayor in a small Wisconsin town. The film is in Theaters (are any open?) and premieres via Home On Demand today, June 26th, 2020.

Jon Stewart lowdown

Jon Stewart (Writer/Director/Producer) one of America’s top social and comedic voices. Over the past 16 years, Stewart is said to have redefined political satire in American culture. He has done it from his perch atop the anchor chair on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Stewart and The Daily Show received a collective 56 Emmy Award nominations and won 20 times! Their 10 consecutive wins for Outstanding Variety, Music, or Comedy Series represent the category’s longest streak in Emmy history. The Daily Show also received two prestigious Peabody Awards.

Stewart currently serves as an Executive Producer on CBS’ Late Show with Stephen Colbert. He also co-created and Executive Produced Comedy Central’s award-winning series The Colbert Report.

In 2014 Stewart wrote and directed his first feature film, Rosewater.

Irresistible - Director Jon Stewart
Irresistible – Director Jon Stewart on the set of his film ©2020 Focus Features, photo by Daniel McFadden

Colin Davies

The editor of Film Review Online