• In this March 12, 2009 file photo, Jim Cramer, left, host of the CNBC "Mad Money" show, is welcomed by host Jon Stewart during an appearance on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" in New York. After hosting nearly 2600 editions, Stewart will sign off for good on Aug. 6.   (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow, FIle)

    10 of Jon Stewart’s highlights from ‘The Daily Show’

    NEW YORK (AP) — When he leaves Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” on Aug. 6 after hosting nearly 2,600 episodes, Jon Stewart will have logged too many great moments to count. But here are 10 Stewart highlights — both on and off the show — worth remembering:

  • In this Jan. 4, 2015 file photo, actor Steve Carell arrives at Variety’s 10 Directors to Watch and Creative Impact Awards Presented by Mercedes-Benz in Palm Springs, Calif.  Jon Stewart's 16-year-long run as host of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," has helped launch comedy careers. From 2005 to 2011, Carell went on to star in the NBC comedy "The Office," then left to continue a thriving film career, including his Oscar-nominated performance in the 2014 drama "The Foxcatcher." (Photo by Rob Latour/Invision/AP, File)

    A few stellar ‘Daily Show’ alums (besides Jon Stewart)

    NEW YORK (AP) — You want a great career in comedy? Start by landing a job as a correspondent on “The Daily Show”! Under Jon Stewart’s 16-year-long run as host, it became one of TV’s best launching pads.

  • 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.