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The Daily Show with John Stewart

The Daily Show Studios, 513 W. 54th St., between 10th and 11th Sts., New York City, NY (Manhattan)
212/586-2477
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Ranked #160 of 846 attractions in New York City
Type: Performances
Description: Popular Comedy Central show is taped daily (except Fridays) at The Daily Show studios.
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Benton, Pennsylvania, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This experience really involves a long wait time, but it is all well worth it. We got in line at the studio at 12:30. It was very hot, so we were glad there was a small deli at one end of the block and a Subway right next door for drinks and bathroom breaks. There is an awning over the... More

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Wuppertal, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I'm a big fan of the Daily Show so when I decided to visit New York I decided to visit the show as well. Went to queue 1.5 hours before the release of the actual tickets and got a ticket with number 57 so was lucky to be admitted to the show. Still, after you get this ticket you have... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We registered online 2 months ago and were a little panicked when we read it to say the ticket doesn't guarantee admission. We got there 145 pm and were numbers 113 and 114 of the 120 tickets to get guaranteed admission at 430. People after us didn't but it seems they got in as walk ups. You don't pick your... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

It's in a small studio so there isn't a bad seat in the house. John Stewart is very quick witted and cordial.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

I love the Daily Show and basically booked my trip to NYC in order to see a taping (I'm from the UK). Tickets are released usually on a Friday around 2-3 months in advance (follow @DailyTix on twitter for ticket availability). Once booked online, you aren't guaranteed a ticket as they always overbook. Arrive early - the email says they... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Jon is intelligent, well-read, very personable and quick-witted. We have been fans for years and still cannot believe that we were able to be at a taping of his show. Prior to the taping, he walked on the set and offered to answer questions from the audience. He was generous with his time and answers. He explained the taping process... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 via mobile

This was an amazing experience, watching the taping of The Daily Show. The long wait in line was totally worth it. I got there early and was seated in the front row. As a long-time Jon Stewart fan it definitely lived up to my (high) expectations. It was cool to see Jon take questions from the audience before the taping... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

1. Yes, I did read the ticket details on my email - no guarantees of anything. 2. Based on what we read online and in the email, we got on line at 1:45 pm. 3. The discounted parking lot was full by 1:30 pm - that was a clue missed. Other parking lots cost $47 if you can't find a... More

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Bethesda, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

We had a great time attending the Daily Show with John Stewart. It was entirely in English and very understandable. Mr. Stewart appears to be a native speaker of the English language. His warm-up comic did a great job of teaching us how loudly to cheer and whatever. Highly recommended.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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12 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

If you can get tickets and you enjoy the Daily Show, then make it a point to see it live. There are plenty of reviews on Yelp and other sites that explain what the experience is like but I will echo those and say that it was a lot of fun, worth the trouble and that Jon Stewart is definitely... More

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