Comedy Central has announced Monday that South African comedian Trevor Noah will replace Jon Stewart as host of ‘The Daily Show’ when Mr. Stewart departs later this year.
Mr. Noah, who first appeared on the show in this past December, is a well known comedian from South Africa. So far, Noah has done only three segments: one on Ebola, one on Boko Haram, and one in which he played a game of chess with Stewart.
But he he comes with Stewart’s endorsement. “I’m thrilled for the show and for Trevor,” Stewart said in a statement. “He’s a tremendous comic and talent that we’ve loved working with.” Stewart added that he “may rejoin as a correspondent just to be a part of it!” READ MORE.