Daily Show's Jon Stewart 'captured' on Egyptian TV show
The American political satirist Jon Stewart has appeared as a guest on Egypt's top satirical TV show, which is modelled after his own programme "The Daily Show."
Stewart was brought onto the set of El Bernameg (The Programme) wearing a black hood and introduced by presenter Bassem Youssef as a captured foreign spy.
Youssef, one of Egypt's most popular TV presenters, has been questioned by prosecutors on accusations of blasphemy and insulting the president.
A trained heart surgeon, Youssef catapulted to fame when his video blogs mocking politics received hundreds of thousands of hits shortly after the 2011 uprising that toppled former leader Hosni Mubarak.
22 Jun 2013