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Jon Stewart signed a contract with HBO

Jon Stewart, the former frontman of Daily Show, signed a four-year contract with HBO to start producing short-form digital content, films and TV shows
Jon Stewart signed a contract with HBO

The final episode of The Daily Show was shown on Comedy Central  Almost three months ago. Now, Jon Stewart will continue his carreer on HBO, Joinfo.ua reports with reference to BuzzFeed.

On Tuesday the company announced, that Stewart will create “short-form digital content” for the cable network’s online sites HBO NOW and HBO GO and other possible television and film ventures.

“Jon Stewart led a revolution that changed the face of TV comedy on The Daily Show,” -HBO Programming President Michael Lombardo said in a statement announcing the deal,- “He graced our network nearly 20 years ago, so we’re thrilled to welcome back his immense talents in this next chapter of his career.”

Stewart’s first project for HBO will involve working with a digital production company, OTOY Inc., to develop new technology and create “short-form digital content” on currents events for HBO NOW.

“Appearing on television 22 minutes a night clearly broke me. I’m pretty sure I can produce a few minutes of content every now and again,” – Stewart said in the statement.