Jon Stewart Returns to an Older, Smaller Audience — in All of TV
Welcome back to TV, Jon Stewart.
It's gotten pretty gnarly since you were here.
Monday evening marks Stewart's return to "The Daily Show" — a program that meant a lot to a lot of people — including me — back in its heyday. But since Stewart left in 2015, the show's audience has gotten very small, and very old.
When I pointed this out last month, I took pains to say that what has happened to "The Daily Show" has …