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Barack Obama, Trevor Noah Talk Midterm Elections and Why Young People Made All the Difference

Former President Barack Obama stopped by The Daily Show on Thursday to discuss why he believes youth turnout made a huge difference in the midterm elections and how globalization, disinformation and media infrastructure have contributed to democracy weakening around the world. Trevor Noah began his conversation with the former president by asking him two questions: […]

Jordan Klepper on Covering the “Most Consequential Midterms” in His New Special and the Future of ‘The Daily Show’

Following the return of former Daily Show host Jon Stewart’s Apple TV+ series The Problem, several clips have caught fire online for the political commentator and comedian’s acute interviewing style. A subdued version of his time on the Comedy Central institution he helped build, Stewart’s calm and unrelenting in his effort to achieve truth and […]

‘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 […]

‘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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Late Night Hosts React to “Incomprehensible” Overturning of Roe v. Wade

At the top of each of their late night shows, hosts James Corden, Seth Meyers, Trevor Noah and Stephen Colbert took a moment to address the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision Friday to overturn Roe v. Wade, the 1973 ruling that legalized abortion nationwide. In a taping filmed outside the U.K. Parliament, the Late Late Show’s […]

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 […]

Jon Stewart Ponders the Best Sandwich, Why Cats Are Scary While Taking the “Colbert Questionert”

On Monday’s episode of The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart participated in the show’s beloved segment “The Colbert Questionert,” where he expounded on the best sandwich, the scariest animal and his favorite action movie, as well as other deeply personal topics. In honor of Stewart’s new Apple TV+ show, The Problem With Jon […]

‘The Daily Show’ Moving to ViacomCBS Times Square HQ in Return to Studio

The Daily Social Distancing Show is over, and The Daily Show is back … with a bit of a twist. Host Trevor Noah will bring Comedy Central’s late night comedy series back to the studio Monday night for the first time since March of 2020. Noah had been hosting the show (renamed The Daily Social […]

“Trump Is Gone But Trumpism Is Still Here”: ‘THR Presents’ Q&A With ‘Daily Show’ Correspondents

During the stormy and controversial years of the Trump Administration, the comic targets for the squad of correspondents on The Daily Show were large and easy. But with the trifecta of the COVID pandemic, last year’s national reckoning on race and an attempted coup leading to the Jan. 6 insurrection on the Capitol, host Trevor […]