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Inside Trevor Noah’s Bombshell Decision to Leave ‘The Daily Show’ — and What Comes Next

On Sept. 29, seven years and a day after assuming his role as host of The Daily Show, Trevor Noah requested a few extra minutes during that night’s program. He wanted to thank his audience for sticking with him, which his producers OK’d as long as he kept it brief. There was a lot to […]

‘Daily Show’ Star Roy Wood Jr. Says He’s Unsure Whether He Would Stay With a New Host

Roy Wood Jr. is still working out whether he would stay with The Daily Show if he’s not tasked with taking over as host for Trevor Noah. The comedian, who has served as correspondent on the Comedy Central late-night staple since 2015, was a guest on a recent episode of The Daily Beast’s The Last […]

Trevor Noah Sets ‘Daily Show’ Sign-Off

Trevor Noah will say farewell as anchor of The Daily Show in December — and while the Comedy Central fixture will return in January, how it will look and who will front it remains up in the air. Paramount Global announced Wednesday that Noah’s final Daily Show will air on Dec. 8. The week of shows […]

As Trevor Noah Exits, Comedy Central Finds Itself in Crisis Mode

Finding a new host for The Daily Show wasn’t on anyone’s to-do list at Comedy Central. Not anytime soon, anyway. That changed Sept. 29, as the face of the network’s late night franchise, Trevor Noah, revealed on air that he’d be stepping down after seven years in the role. Until then, executives including Noah’s boss, […]

‘The Daily Show’ Will Continue (on Comedy Central) Without Trevor Noah

The Daily Show will go on without Trevor Noah. Sources close to the production tell The Hollywood Reporter that the long-running late night series will indeed continue on Comedy Central despite industry speculation that it could move to streamer Paramount+ after Noah signs off. Noah stunned Comedy Central and Paramount executives Thursday night with his […]

What’s Next for ‘Daily Show’ Host Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah’s chapter as host of The Daily Show is coming to an end. Though his last publicly reported contract was a 5-year pact that took the Comedy Central host through 2022, two sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that he’d quietly re-upped earlier this year. But, as he noted on air Thursday evening, he’s ready […]

Trevor Noah Leaving ‘Daily Show’ After Seven Years

Trevor Noah is leaving The Daily Show after seven years as host. The comedian announced the news during Thursday’s episode of the Comedy Central late night series. He debuted as host in Sept. 28, 2015, following the departure of Jon Stewart, who had previously made the show a go-to for water-cooler conversation and must-see moments […]

Comedy Central to Air South Park 25th Anniversary Concert Event (Exclusive)

South Park fans not lucky enough to snag a ticket for the series’ 25th anniversary concert at Red Rocks next month won’t miss out on the party after all. The two-night event on Aug. 9-10 at the historical outdoor Colorado amphitheater — featuring show creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, along with performances from Primus […]

Former Viacom Boss on Dave Chappelle, Netflix and Podcasting From His Closet

Doug Herzog once ran Comedy Central. And MTV. And Spike. Since leaving his corner office in 2017, he’s parlayed his nearly four decades of television experience and integral roles in the launches of The Daily Show, The Real World and South Park into consulting and advisory gigs, board work and some executive coaching. Or, as […]

Next ‘South Park’ Made-for-TV Film Dropping in July on Paramount+

More South Park will arrive on Paramount+ next month. South Park: The Streaming Wars Part 2 will debut on the streaming service on July 13, MTV Entertainment Studios announced on Wednesday. The first part of the made-for-TV film dropped on the streamer earlier this month. South Park: The Streaming Wars was well received by critics […]

Roy Wood Jr. on Why Comedians Are Imperfect Messengers and How the Pandemic Changed Comedy Specials

On Friday, comedian Roy Wood Jr. joined fellow Daily Show with Trevor Noah correspondent Ronny Chieng in L.A. for the “Heroes of the Freedomsurrection” monument installment. Dubbed a tribute to the “heroes” (think Tucker Carlson, Ted Cruz and Donald Trump) responsible for inciting the Jan. 6 riots, the installation — up all weekend at Westfield […]

New ‘South Park’ Made-For-TV-Film Dropping in June on Paramount+

South Park fans can rejoice, a new made-for-TV film is on its way to Paramount+ this spring. South Park: The Streaming Wars will drop exclusively on the streaming service on June 1, MTV Entertainment Studios announced Wednesday. This marks the third of 14 films creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone agreed to when they signed […]