List of The Daily Show episodes (2006)

This is a list of episodes for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart in 2006.[1][2][3]

List of The Daily Show episodes
Season 2006
Country of originUnited States
No. of episodes161
Original networkComedy Central
Season chronology
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Date Guest Promotion
January 4 George Packer The Assassins' Gate: America in Iraq
January 5 Pierce Brosnan The Matador
January 9 James Risen State of War: The Secret History of the CIA and the Bush Administration
January 10 Albert Brooks Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World
January 11 Peter Bergen The Osama bin Laden I Know: An Oral History of al Qaeda's Leader
January 12 Edward Lazarus Closed Chambers: The Rise, Fall, and Future of the Modern Supreme Court
January 16 Eugene Jarecki Why We Fight
January 17 L. Paul Bremer My Year in Iraq: The Struggle to Build a Future of Hope
January 18 R. James Woolsey "A former Director of the CIA under the Clinton administration; he is currently Vice President of Booz Allen Hamilton."
January 19 Josh Lucas Glory Road
January 23 Fred Barnes Rebel-in-Chief: Inside the Bold and Controversial Presidency of George W. Bush
January 24 Reza Aslan No god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam
January 25 Anthony Hopkins The World's Fastest Indian
January 26 Bernard-Henri Lévy American Vertigo: Traveling America in the Footsteps of Tocqueville
January 30 Randy Jackson American Idol
January 31 Charles Barkley Who's Afraid of a Large Black Man?


Date Guest Promotion
February 1 Michael Beschloss "A renowned presidential historian and best-selling author."
February 2 Robert O'Harrow, Jr. No Place to Hide
February 7 Torie Clarke Lipstick on a Pig: Winning in the No-Spin Era by Someone Who Knows the Game
February 8 Harrison Ford Firewall
February 9 Will Arnett Arrested Development (episode hosted by Rob Corddry)
February 13 Astronaut Mike Mullane Riding Rockets: The Outrageous Tales of a Space Shuttle Astronaut
February 14 Peter Tertzakian A Thousand Barrels a Second
February 15 Julianne Moore Freedomland
February 16 Ed Harris Winter Passing
February 21 Sarah Vowell Assassination Vacation
February 22 Matthew Fox Lost
February 23 Roger Ebert The Great Movies II


Date Guest Promotion
March 7 Eugene Linden The Winds of Change: Climate, Weather, and the Destruction of Civilizations
March 8 Neil Young Neil Young: Heart of Gold
March 9 Bruce Bartlett Impostor : How George W. Bush Bankrupted America and Betrayed the Reagan Legacy
March 13 Eric Burns Infamous Scribblers
March 14 Bart Ehrman Misquoting Jesus
March 15 Natalie Portman V for Vendetta
March 16 Vin Diesel Find Me Guilty, and possibly Tigon Studios.
March 20 Clive Owen Inside Man
March 21 Georges Sada Saddam's Secrets
March 22 Senator Russ Feingold "The Democratic junior senator who has recently called for the censure of President Bush."
March 23 Michael Mandelbaum The Case for Golaith
March 27 Michael Gordon Cobra II
March 28 Fareed Zakaria The editor of Newsweek International... and host of Foreign Exchange on PBS to talk about illegal immigration to the United States, and Iraq.
March 29 Queen Latifah Ice Age: The Meltdown
March 30 Sharon Stone Basic Instinct 2


Date Guest Promotion
April 3 Ricky Gervais More Flanimals
April 4 Studs Terkel And They All Sang: Adventures of an Eclectic Disc Jockey
April 5 Tony Zinni The Battle for Peace; N.B. this was a special episode entitled, "Race: The AfroSpanicIndioAsianization of America", which focused on race relations in America.
April 6 Josh Hartnett Lucky Number Slevin
April 17 Jon Meacham American Gospel : God, the Founding Fathers, and the Making of a Nation
April 18 Ryan Nerz Eat This Book: A Year of Gorging and Glory on the Competitive Eating Circuit
April 19 Dennis Quaid American Dreamz
April 20 Ted Kennedy America Back on Track
April 24 Efraim Halevy Man in the Shadows
April 25 Tom Selleck Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise (made for TV movie)
April 26 Kimberley Strassel "A member of the Wall Street Journal Editorial Board... [to speak] about the oil industry and the rising price of gasoline."
April 27 Robin Williams RV


Date Guest Promotion
May 1 Matthew Continetti The K Street Gang
May 2 Madeleine Albright The Mighty and the Almighty
May 3 Clark Kent Ervin Where America is Vulnerable to Attack
May 4 John Malkovich Art School Confidential
May 8 David Remnick Reporting
May 9 Eric Shawn The UN Exposed
May 10 Billy Connolly Billy Connolly - Live In New York
May 11 Francis Fukuyama America at the Crossroads
May 15 Howard Dean The Democratic Party
May 16 Denis Leary Rescue Me
May 17 Ramesh Ponnuru The Party of Death
May 18 Willie Nelson The Tao of Willie


Date Guest Promotion
June 5 Caroline Kennedy Profiles in Courage
June 6 William John Bennett America: The Last Best Hope
June 7 Bonnie Hunt Cars
June 8 Lily Tomlin A Prairie Home Companion
June 12 Thomas Friedman The World is Flat
June 13 Ken Mehlman The Republican Party
June 14 Tim Russert Meet the Press
June 15 Louis C.K. Lucky Louie
June 19 Calvin Trillin A Heckuva Job
June 20 Juliet Eilperin Fight Club Politics
June 21 Anderson Cooper Dispatches from the Edge
June 22 Adam Sandler Click
June 26 Lance Armstrong ESPY Awards
June 27 Helen Thomas Watchdogs of Democracy? : The Waning Washington Press Corps and How It Has Failed the Public (Scribner, 2006) ISBN 0-7432-6781-8
June 28 Al Gore An Inconvenient Truth
June 29 Kevin Spacey Superman Returns


Date Guest Promotion
July 10 Ilario Pantano Warlord: No Better Friend, No Worse Enemy
July 11 John Dean Conservatives without Conscience
July 12 Shawn Wayans Little Man
July 13 Owen Wilson You, Me and Dupree
July 17 Gordon G. Chang Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes On The World; Daily Show's Tenth Anniversary (although July 22, 2006 would be the exact date)
July 18 M. Night Shyamalan Lady in the Water
July 19 James Maguire American Bee: The National Spelling Bee and the Culture of Word Nerds
July 20 Paul Giamatti Lady in the Water
July 24 John McCain
July 25 Edward Burns The Groomsmen
July 26 Sharon Weinberger Imaginary Weapons
July 27 Alon Ben-Meir Professor of New York University (NYU) International Relations and Middle East Director of The World Policy Institute at The New School, to talk about 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict
July 31 Will Ferrell Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby


Date Guest Promotion
August 1 Vali Nasr The Shia Revival: How Conflicts within Islam Will Shape the Future
August 2 Chris Paine Who Killed the Electric Car?
August 3 Danny DeVito It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
August 8 Brian Williams NBC Nightly News
August 9 Craig Glenday Guinness World Records
August 10 Dale Earnhardt, Jr.
August 14 Thomas E. Ricks Fiasco: The American Military Adventure in Iraq
August 15 Samuel L. Jackson Snakes on a Plane
August 16 Thomas Kean Without Precedent: The Inside Story of the 9/11 Commission
August 17 Matt Dillon Factotum
August 21 Reza Aslan No god but God (paperback)
August 22 William Cohen Dragon Fire
August 23 Frederick S. Lane The Decency Wars
August 24 Martin Short Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me


Date Guest Promotion
September 11 Maggie Gyllenhaal Sherrybaby
September 12 Gary Hart The Courage Of Our Convictions
September 13 Ed Gillespie Winning Right
September 14 Norm Macdonald Ridiculous
September 18 Bill Clinton Clinton Global Initiative
September 19 Ben Affleck Hollywoodland
September 20 Johnny Knoxville Jackass Number Two
September 21 CC Goldwater Mr. Conservative: Goldwater on Goldwater
September 25 Pat Buchanan State of Emergency: The Third World Invasion and Conquest of America
September 26 Pervez Musharraf In the Line of Fire: A Memoir
September 27 Al Franken The Truth (with jokes)
September 28 Jim McGreevey The Confession


Date Guest Promotion
October 2 Trent Lott Herding Cats: A Life in Politics
October 3 Dennis Miller
October 4 Ian Bremmer The J Curve: A New Way to Understand Why Nations Rise and Fall
October 5 David Rakoff Don't Get Too Comfortable
October 9 James Baker Work Hard, Study ... and Keep Out of Politics!
October 10 David Cross Freak Show
October 11 Lou Dobbs War on the Middle Class
October 12 David Mark Going Dirty: The Art of Negative Campaigning
October 16 Frank Rich The Greatest Story Ever Sold
October 17 Amy Sedaris I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence
October 18 John Ashcroft Never Again
October 19 Kirsten Dunst Marie Antoinette
October 30 LeBron James
October 31 John Mueller Overblown


Date Guest Promotion
November 1 None Battlefield Ohio: The Daily Show's Midwest Midterm Midtacular
November 2 Sacha Baron Cohen Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan
November 6 Jerry Seinfeld Bee Movie & Seinfeld Season 7 DVD
November 7 Dan Rather 2006 Midterm Elections Coverage
November 8 Howard Dean 2006 Midterm Elections Coverage
November 9 Dustin Hoffman Stranger than Fiction
November 13 Tina Fey 30 Rock
November 14 John Edwards Home: The Blueprints of Our Lives
November 15 Ted Koppel Iran - The Most Dangerous Nation (Discovery Channel documentary)
November 16 Muhammad Yunus Banker to the Poor
November 27 Rahm Emanuel The Plan: Big Ideas for America
November 28 Tom Waits Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers & Bastards
November 29 George Clooney The Good German
November 30 Tenacious D Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny


Date Guest Promotion
December 4 Nathan Lane Butley (Broadway Play)
December 5 John Danforth Faith and Politics
December 6 Eve Herold Stem Cell Wars (ISBN 1-4039-7499-3)
December 7 Ed Viesturs No Shortcuts to the Top (ISBN 0-7679-2470-3)
December 11 Lincoln Chafee
December 12 Fareed Zakaria
December 13 Ricky Gervais Night at the Museum
December 14 Rajiv Chandrasekaran Imperial Life in the Emerald City: Inside Iraq's Green Zone (ISBN 1-4000-4487-1)
December 18 Tom Vilsack
December 19 Bill Kristol
December 20 Ben Stiller Night at the Museum