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The Daily Show with John Stewart

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Address: The Daily Show Studios, 513 W. 54th St., between 10th and 11th Sts., New York City, NY
Phone Number: 212/586-2477
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Description: Popular Comedy Central show is taped daily (except Fridays) at The Daily...
Popular Comedy Central show is taped daily (except Fridays) at The Daily Show studios.
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I got my tickets from http://ccticketnotifier.com/ and I highly recommend paying $4 U.S. to get NOTIFICATIONS to get tickets. Today I read all the reviews here and panicked... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

I got my tickets from http://ccticketnotifier.com/ and I highly recommend paying $4 U.S. to get NOTIFICATIONS to get tickets. Today I read all the reviews here and panicked that we just got up at 10 am and we rushed to get to the line up, took a cab and got there at 11:30 am. It was hot today and lucky... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I have been trying to get tickets for a couple of years and was lucky enough to finally get them before Jon leaves. I would check the Daily Show site several times a day and would click on the dates over and over again even if they said sold out. Eventually I got lucky and tickets became available .. so... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The experience wasn't flawless, but overall it was a great time. The show has a workflow problem, and they oversell tickets in order to ensure a full audience. The problem with that is it requires you to stand in line a full 7 hours before the show starts. If you're not in line by 11:00am, you probably won't get in... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We went to the show Mon June 29. We got to the studio - which is at 733 11th Ave (between 51st and 52nd Sts) - just after 130 pm and ended up almost not getting in. No one could tell us how many seats were available. I guess it depends on how many "VIP" tickets are given out. After... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We knew what to expect, so we loved this. We arrived at the studio at about 1115 AM and were 14-17th in line.Sat on sidewalk until 230PM when actual tickets were handed out. The staff communicated well with the masses, everyone is nice and they know what they are doing, even though it will seem to you like it is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

I was really lucky that I remembered to read the reviews on this site the nite before we were supposed to go to the show. Everything told in the other reviews on this site was spot on ! A big thank you to fellow TA reviewers ! Essentially, arrive early, be prepared to wait a while, be aware your lunch... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

OK show is greate. Yes tickets are free. The simple fact is that you have to be there way before 2pm or you might lose 2h and have to end up on Larry Wilmore. Also there is no real organization before 1.30 pm so it's all on self organization by the fans. Take warm clothes and prepare to wait. To... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I've been an avid viewer of the Daily Show for over 10 years and, when I heard Jon Stewart was leaving, I made a decision that I was going to see a taping before he left. After over a month of trying to get tickets from the third party website that handles all their reservations, I finally managed to score... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We were in NYC from the UK and this was one of the things I was most looking forward to! We love the show and watch it as our main source of US news. The queuing system was well-organized (we got there just after midday and were 19th and 20th in the line) and once we had our tickets to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We had a great time seeing the behind-the-scenes taping of the Daily Show. Other than the waiting in line, the taping goes by pretty fast. It's a little strange seeing a show you watch on TV all the time being filmed, but we liked it. The Q&A with Jon was particularly cool because you saw how quick-witted he is (unscripted)... More 

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