Comedy Central is nearing the end of an era. Last month, The Daily Show host Trevor Noah announced that he’d be exiting the series after seven years. Well, now we finally know when his final appearance will be, but that’s just a portion of the big Daily Show-related news that’s come out.
Comedy Central announced today that Trevor Noah will be leaving Comedy Central The Daily ShowThursday, December 8. Ahead of his departure, the satirical news program will look back on Noah’s greatest moments from his run, which kicked off in 2015 when he was selected to take over hosting duties from Jon Stewart. Chris McCarthy, President & CEO, Paramount Media Networks and MTV Entertainment Studios, said the following about Noah’s tenure on The Daily Show:
Trevor Noah says farewell The Daily Show, the series won’t return until Tuesday, January 17, 2023, and it was teased that the Emmy-winning franchise will go through “reinvention”During the break period. The exact meaning of this phrase is unclear. “additional details forthcoming.” Here’s what Noah said about working with Chris McCarthy:
So much like how Trevor Noah’s version of The Daily ShowIt has distinguished itself in a number of major ways from Jon Stewart’s 16-year tenure. It sounds like steps are being taken for the new era. The Daily Show stands out from Noah’s time behind the desk. Before we discover what those differences are though, we’ll likely learn who will be The Daily Show’s new host. According to reports, Roy Wood Jr. is being considered for this position. This would be logical considering that he joined. The Daily ShowNoah’s first hosting. That said, there’s still the possibility that one of the other correspondents or even someone who’s not affiliated with The Daily Show right now could be tapped to host, so we’ll just have to wait and see how this unfolds.
Trevor Noah’s decision to leave? The Daily Show, he explained it’s because he became more interested in trying new things. Noah has also said he doesn’t intend to leave the public eye, so whatever his next professional endeavors are, we’ll surely be hearing about them. Noah’s exit is just one of several major late-night television shakeups to happen this year. James Corden announced that he’s leaving The Late Late Show in summer 2023, and Samantha Bee’s TBS show Full FrontalThe show was cancelled after seven seasons.
There’s still a little under two months to go until Trevor Noah’s time on The Daily ShowHe’s done. Keep watching Comedy Central weeknights at 11 p.m. ET or watch new episodes on Paramount+ the next morning. Don’t forget to also look through our 2022 TV schedule to see what programming is left to look forward to for the remainder of the year.