Trevor Noah: A Wildcard Host for The Daily Show on Comedy Central

By James Lang April 1, 2015

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Following Jon Stewart’s departure announcement on  February 10, 2015,  Comedy Central gave the official  word  on Monday (March 30, 2015) that  Trevor Noah  would be  taking over as host for The Daily Show. Jon  Stewart has  been credited with not only developing a  top-rated show  in a tough times a lot,  but creating the  category itself.  Sure, Saturday Night Live has done their  “Weekend  Update” for a number of years, but there hadn’t been a dedicated  satirical news show prior to Jon Stewart’s The Daily Show along with its sister program The Colbert Report. So, to say that Trevor Noah has some big shoes to fill would be an absolute understatement. read more