Emmys 2015: Jon Stewart Jokes 'You Will Never Have to See Me Again' After Daily Show Wins Outstanding Variety Talk Series
The 2015 Emmy Awards aired live on Sept. 20 from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles
“To everyone on television, cling to it as long as you can, like death,” Stewart said shortly after receiving his trophy. “I have been off television for six or seven weeks and this is the first applause I’ve heard since.”
Then, Stewart got serious about the team he worked with.
“These people I love desperately,” he said. “I will never work with people like this. I will never have an experience like this again.”
He was sure to thank Comedy Central before cracking wise again saying, “You will never have to see me again.”
It was an especially competitive category this year with departing hosts Stewart, Stephen Colbert of The Colbert Report and David Letterman of Late Show with David Letterman all having nominated shows. The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel Live! were also nominated.
LL Cool J presented the award at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
Fox aired the 2015 Emmy Awards, hosted by Andy Samberg, live on Sept. 20.