The Daily Show needs a new host. Here are 7 possible replacements for Jon Stewart.

February 11, 2015 11:20 AM

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The Daily Show needs a new host. Here are 7 possible replacements for Jon Stewart.

Jon Stewart is leaving The Daily Show without an heir apparent. His most obvious replacements, Stephen Colbert and John Oliver, already have their own, arguably higher-profile, TV shows either in the works or on the air. (Colbert isn't going to pre-emptively ditch the post-Letterman Late Show to return to basic cable.) Steve Carell, another alumnus, was just nominated for an Oscar, and seems to have left TV for movie-stardom (at least for now).

Still, there are a handful of people who might have the right skills and comedic touch to fill Stewart's smallish (but metaphorically huge) shoes behind the Daily Show anchor desk. Here's a rundown of a few possible replacements.

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