NEW YORK Comedian Jon Stewart has signed a deal with cable television channel HBO (TWX.N) to produce short-form digital content on current events in what will be his first announced entertainment project since quitting "The Daily Show" in August.
HBO said in a statement on Tuesday that the four-year agreement will see Stewart producing content that will be shown on its digital platforms HBO NOW and HBO GO. HBO will also get the first look at other, unspecified, film and TV ventures from the comedian.
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