Step Aside Stewart and Colbert, There's a New Host in Town

By Niraj Chokshi

Neither Stephen Colbert nor Jon Stewart can claim to be the most popular host on Comedy Central:

Daniel Tosh has surpassed both in the ratings to have the most-watched and top-rated studio-based show on the cable network. His series, "Tosh.0," hit another series high Wednesday -- the network's best performance in that time period since "Chappelle's Show" in 2004.

"Tosh.0"? Try "Tosh" 2.4 million viewers.

A bit like a "Talk Soup" for the Internet, "Tosh.0" chronicles all that's newsworthy, weird and lewd about the Internet, with Tosh introducing video clips and occasionally interviewing guests in his "Web Redemptions" segment.

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