• In this Nov. 30, 2011 file photo, U2 frontman Bono, left, shakes hands with host Jon Stewart during a taping of  "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" in New York. Bono brought awareness to his RED organization, which helps to fight AIDS, and spoke about his recent back surgery. After more than 16 years and nearly 2,600 telecasts, Stewart will end his show on Aug. 6. (AP Photo/Brad Barket, File)

    Jon Stewart signing off ‘Daily Show’ fake newscast for real

    NEW YORK (AP) — After more than 16 years and nearly 2,600 telecasts, Jon Stewart can feel proud of his scads of Emmys and his pair of Peabody Awards, his cultural gravitas (he hung with the Prez, both on and off the air!), even his reprobate status at Fox News.