The Daily Show is currently going through a lineup of guest hosts as it continues to search for a permanent one. Last night, the Comedy Central show debuted a new twist – two hosts behind the desk. Correspondents Michael Kosta, who has been hosting this week, the show’s first week back since the writers strike, and Ronny Chieng joined forces on Thursday night’s show.
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Comedian Hasan Minhaj has been eyed as a leading candidate for the open host role at Comedy Central’s Daily Show, according to three people familiar with the matter, suggesting that a months-long bake-off for the job among a phalanx of top comics is reaching its final stages.
Charlamagne Tha God, Michelle Wolf and Desus Nice are among the next wave of guest hosts coming to Comedy Central’s The Daily Show in May.
Fill-ins for Trevor Noah have shown how exciting the lack of a permanent replacement could be. It’s an option with an illustrious history in television.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Real and fake news will collide again at this year’s White House Correspondents’ Association dinner. Roy Wood Jr., who plays a reporter on “The Daily Show,” the […]
Jones’ stand-in as host on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday on the Comedy Central topical show yields to four more upcoming weekly gigs by comedians: Wanda Sykes, D.L. Hughley, Chelsea Handler and Sarah Silverman.
The comedian gave a tearful goodbye to his fans in his final address at the desk, thanking everyone who has ever watched the Comedy Central show and giving particular praise to Black women for their support.
Greta Thunberg, Dr. Jane Goodall and Bill Gates appeared as guests across late night on Wednesday to discuss the issues of climate change. As Gates shared, “We have a lot to do here on Earth.”
Host Trevor Noah will bring Comedy Central’s latenight comedy series The Daily Show back to the studio tonight, for the first time since March of 2020. Noah had been hosting the show (renamed The Daily Social Distancing Show) from his apartment ever since New York City first shut down in the early weeks of the pandemic. However, The Daily Show will be leaving the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood in Manhattan (where it has originated since Craig Kilborn hosted the program), and move to parent company ViacomCBS’s corporate headquarters in Times Square.
Comedy Central’s The Daily Show launched 25 years ago this month, dedicated to skewering journalism and warning viewers about how they take in their news. “We became the watchdogs of the watchdog,” said co-creator Lizz Winstead. “Nobody had done it before so the world was our oyster.” Above (l-r): Craig Kilborn, former host of The Daily Show, appears at the premiere of “Old School” in Los Angeles on Feb. 13, 2003; Jon Stewart appears during a taping of in New York on Nov. 30, 2011, and Trevor Noah on Sept. 29, 2015.
Comedy Central’s latenight franchise will go from a half-hour to 45 minutes each night starting Monday. The expansion is the first in the show’s 24-year history. The change comes as the show has found an increased audience and a number of high-profile bookings during the coronavirus pandemic.
Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Trevor Noah got inventive as it tries to navigate the television production shutdown brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. Following the example of other latenight shows that have broadcast segments produced remotely, on Wednesday, The Daily Show‘s YouTube channel posted a video introducing the The Daily Social Distancing Show.
Fans of “The Daily Show” got to see Trevor Noah host Tuesday night’s Comedy Central broadcast. But they didn’t get to hear him. The reason: Noah has lost his voice […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Comedy Central’s “Daily Show” has said goodbye to longtime correspondent Jessica Williams, who is working on a new project with the cable network. Williams joined the […]
NEW YORK (AP) — One day after an emergency appendectomy, Trevor Noah was expected back at his “Daily Show” anchor desk, taping a new episode set to air Thursday night. […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Comedy Central says “The Daily Show” host Trevor Noah underwent an emergency appendectomy Wednesday morning. The procedure went well and Noah was expected back on the […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Anticipating its relaunch with Trevor Noah as host later this month, Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” has added three new comics to its rotating cast of […]
Comedy Central’s The Daily Show will expand its original content for digital platforms as new host Trevor Noah comes on board. Comedy Central has hired Baratunde Thurston to that end to oversee the expanded digital content.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jon Stewart said goodbye to “The Daily Show” on Thursday, America’s foremost satirist of politicians and the media ushered out by Bruce Springsteen and a reunion […]
The Wall Street Journal Senior Editor Chris Farley reports on Jon Stewart’s legacy, influence on latenight TV and the Daily Show’s impact on how people perceive real news.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The set of “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” will be donated to the Newseum after Stewart’s final episode. Newseum spokesman Jonathan Thompson said in a news […]