16 Replacements for Jon Stewart

Who will wear the comedy crown next?

With the news that John Stewart was leaving his post at The Daily Show after sixteen years, one of the biggest chairs to fill in comedy suddenly became vacant. Speculation has run rampant as to who will replace Stewart, who arguably changed news satire forever. One things for certain however, whoever we think it will be, it probably won’t. So in our best attempt at casting as wide a net as possible, Maxim breaks down who’s in the running for one of the greatest jobs in show business — from Daily Show correspondents to famous alums and movie stars (as well as some recently disgraced news anchors).