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Basic Cable Personality Skirmish '09

In Which Viacom's Stewart Takes on All of NBCU

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I've been enjoying "The Daily Show's" back and forth with CNBC all week, but never did I suspect it would escalate into an outright war between the Peacock and Viacom, involving innocents like Dora the Explorer and Lauren Conrad from "The Hills." Please, media conglomerates, stop the madness before Tina Fey or Sponge Bob gets hurt. There may be a peace negotiation tonight, however, as CNBC's Jim Cramer is scheduled to be a guest on "The Daily Show." Here, General Jon Stewart's latest attack on NBC Universal.

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