By James Lang April 1, 2015
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.