25 Best 'Daily Show' Correspondents

From Colbert to Carell, John Oliver to John Hodgman, nobody helped Jon Stewart report the fake news better

15. Demetri Martin (2005-2008)

Never mind that he was in his 30s at the time — the Daily Show hired stand-up Demitri Martin as its Senior Youth Correspondent to present a segment called Trendspotting, aimed at highlighting hot trends like life coaching and social media. But it was really just an excuse for the eccentric comic to display his boyish appeal and incorporate the charming hand-drawn graphs and signs he used to great effect in his standup. He'd eventually get his own Comedy Central series (Important Things With Demetri Martin) that felt like extended versions of his quirky bits. SC

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