News Nuggets: Should Tina Fey replace Jon Stewart as ‘The Daily Show’ host?

If fans have their choice, it will be Tina Fey replacing Jon Stewart later this year as host of “The Daily Show.” The website ranker.com gave voters a choice of 32 selections, and the former “Saturday Night Live” and “30 Rock” writer/star is in the top spot for the Comedy Central job. John Oliver is in second place, but he just signed a new deal to continue his own show on HBO. Others in the top 10 are Steve Carell, Amy Poehler, Lewis Black, Stephen Colbert (also not available due to his new job on CBS), Louis C.K., Samantha Bee, Aasif Madvi, and Bill Hader. The Wrap

HBO finally offers eager fans a first full look at season five of “Game of Thrones.” In a trailer full of fiery dragons, Emmy nominee Emilia Clarke proclaims: “Baratheon. Starks. Tyrell. They’re all just spokes on a wheel. This one’s on top, then that one’s on top, and on and on it spins, crushing those on the ground. I’m not going to stop the wheel. I’m going to break the wheel.” New episodes begin airing on April 12. TV Guide

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Oscar winner Jamie Foxx will host the 2015 iHeartRadio Awards live on NBC March 29. Performers for the ceremony include Rihanna, Iggy Azalea, Madonna, Jason Aldean, Meghan Trainor, Jason Derulo, Jennifer Hudson, Kelly Clarkson, Snoop Dogg, Nate Reuss, and Florida Georgia Line. Hollywood Reporter

Olivier Awards nominations are unveiled Monday in London for West End stage productions. Broadway imports “Memphis” and “Beautiful” lead the way with nine and eight nods, respectively. Famous names among acting nominees include Gillian Anderson (“A Streetcar Named Desire”), Angela Lansbury (“Blithe Spirit”), James McAvoy (“The Ruling Class”), Mark Strong (“A View From the Bridge”), Kristin Scott Thomas (“Electra”), and Imelda Staunton (“Good People”). Playbill

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The latest trailer for Disney’s “Tomorrowland” is already “looking like quite the wild ride.” The top secret sci-fi fantasy is directed by Brad Bird (“The Incredibles”). The plot is about a young girl (Britt Robertson) who finds a pin with magical powers. The film hits theaters on May 22. Yahoo Movies

Sam Simon, a nine-time Emmy winner who was co-creator of “The Simpsons,” dies at his Los Angeles home at age 59. In addition to his recent work, he was also a writer on such comedies as “Taxi” and “Cheers.” After learning he had terminal cancer in 2012, he began giving away his fortune to charities close to his heart. TV Line

Kevin Hart is set to receive the Comedy Star of the Year award at this year’s CinemaCon. The trophy will be presented on April 23 in Las Vegas by theater exhibitors. Hart will next star in “Get Hard” with Will Ferrell and has enjoyed recent hits such as “Ride Along,” “The Wedding Ringer,” and “Think Like a Man.” Variety

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