The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Nick Cassano shows the crowd a children’s book at Pitt Tonight’s season eight premiere outside of Posvar Hall on Friday.

‘It’s showtime:’ Pitt Tonight premieres its eighth season with a new host

By Patrick Swain, Staff Writer August 28, 2022
Nick Cassano recalls his first time on the set of Pitt Tonight, the campus late-night comedy show where he spent the past year as a writer, saying the thrilling showtime atmosphere drew him in. Now, he is taking the helm as Pitt Tonight’s new host.
Lilly Singh arrives at the 61st Grammy Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Feb. 10.

Editorial: Lilly Singh is what late night needs

By The Pitt News Editorial Board April 4, 2019
Singh’s new role with NBC is a huge step forward for diversity and representation on late-night television.
Located right by Pitts campus on Oakland Avenue, Fuel and Fuddle offers students a late-night menu with half-price options. (Photo by Anne Amundson | Staff Photographer)

Student restaurant deals should go beyond Oakland

By Delilah Bourque | Columnist May 30, 2018

The best part of being a Pitt student is the endless dining options available around campus — and the deals that come with them. Whether it’s late-night, half-price pizzas at The Porch or Stack’d’s...

Photo by Wenhao Wu | Assistant Visual Editor

Editorial: The Pitt News bids 7-Eleven farewell

By The Pitt News Editorial Board September 28, 2017

Today is the last day Pitt students can get Slurpees, cheap coffee, pizza, cigarettes and condoms on campus, 24/7. Pitt will open a University-owned grocery store in 7-Eleven’s place, which has a...

Pitt Tonight named Andrew Dow the next host of the late-night talk show. John Hamilton | Contributing Editor

Pitt Tonight announces Andrew Dow as new host

For a show that is only wrapping up its second season, “Pitt Tonight” is already at the end of an era. “Pitt Tonight” announced on Twitter Wednesday that first-year Andrew Dow will be the next...

Jon Stewart on stage at the 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre, L.A. Live, in Los Angeles, California. (Mark Boster/Los Angeles Times/MCT)

Bee joins late night, Stewart club

By Matt Maielli / Staff Writer February 2, 2016

Samantha Bee may become the first woman in late-night television this week, but she’s also extending the genre’s latest trend — emulating Jon Stewart. While the state of late-night talk shows...

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