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Trevor Noah on Breaking Out of Politics With His New Special and Why Stand-Up Is the “Last Thing” He Wants to Do

The evening after Trevor Noah announced he’d be leaving The Daily Show, he was back on stage, telling jokes before an arena audience of nearly 20,000. Now, nearly two months later, Noah is releasing that set, in the form of his third Netflix special. “I Wish You Would,” as the hour is titled, arrives just […]

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 […]

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: […]

Trevor Noah Sets Next Act With ‘Off the Record’ Tour

Trevor Noah’s 2023 is taking shape. On Jan. 20, the outgoing Daily Show host is set to kick off his latest world tour, which he’s calling the Off the Record tour. The launch date for what will have him visiting 28 U.S. cities is a little over a month after he wraps his seven-year stint […]

‘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 Third Netflix Special as His ‘Daily Show’ Exit Looms

Trevor Noah’s next act has begun. A day after announcing on air that he’d be departing The Daily Show after seven years, Noah made his way to Toronto, where he filmed his third Netflix special. Titled I Wish You Would, the hour will premiere globally Nov. 22.  Despite its timing, sources who were present at […]

Guest Column: Upset Trevor Noah is Leaving ‘The Daily Show’? Blame Sarah Palin

Trevor Noah’s announcement that he will be stepping down from hosting The Daily Show has reignited questions about the future of late night television. The main question seems to be whether late night has a future at all. Many blame streaming for the declining cultural reign of the late night talk show. Here’s another culprit: Sarah […]

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 […]

Roy Wood Jr. Jokingly Calls Out Trevor Noah for Surprise ‘Daily Show’ Departure Announcement: “Why’d You Have to Put My Name in It?”

The Daily Show correspondent and comedian Roy Wood Jr. had some words for outgoing host Trevor Noah following his surprise announcement last week that he would be departing the Comedy Central series. During the latest episode of the late night satirical news show, Wood took a moment to address Noah’s departure announcement on Sept. 29, which […]

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 […]