Jon Stewart Confirms That NBC Approached Him To Host 'Meet The Press'

October 30, 2014 8:46 PM

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Jon Stewart has confirmed that he was in fact considered by NBC to take over as host of the Sunday show, "Meet the Press." The "Daily Show" host said in an interview with Rolling Stone that while the talk did happen, he wasn't entirely convinced that the network would follow through.

"I felt like that was one of those situations, where someone says, 'We really like what you do. Why don't you come over here and do something different, maybe something you don't do as well, for us?'" Stewart said. "I can understand notionally where it comes from. News and entertainment have melded ...

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