It has become a ritual — a somewhat inexplicable one, as TBS’s Conan O’Brien noted — for these comics to come on the air after acts of terrorism, school shootings or other national traumas to try to make sense of them for their audiences. “Today feels very different,” O’Brien said Monday night. “It doesn’t feel right to talk about my feelings of sadness and anger. That truly feels inadequate and somehow wrong.”
The Daily Show‘s Trevor Noah is streaming from his couch, Jimmy Fallon is checking in from his back yard and Jimmy Kimmel continues to offer quarantine “minilogues” as late night hosts continue their digital efforts to reach out connect with their sheltering-at-home viewers.
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.
Latenight hosts dedicated a portion of their Monday night shows to speak out about gun violence in the wake of the tragic events that unfolded in Las Vegas on Sunday night. Jimmy Kimmel choked up in an emotional response to the deadly attack, while Seth Meyers had a pointed message for Congress.
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. Comedy Central said Thursday that the “Daily Show” host was back at work, with actress Regina King as his scheduled guest. Noah underwent the surgery […]
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 show Thursday, the network said. A repeat episode was to be aired Wednesday. Noah took over as host of “The Daily Show” in September, succeeding […]
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.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Incoming “Daily Show” host Trevor Noah said politics and the media will remain targets of the program but the perspective will be distinctively his. “The show still has its voice. It’s just I’m at the helm taking things in a slightly different direction, but still trying to get to the […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Comedy Central says Sept. 28 will be opening night for Trevor Noah as the new host of “The Daily Show.” The 31-year-old South African comedian will be stepping into the job held by Jon Stewart since 1999. The previously announced departure date for Stewart is Aug. 6. The parody newscast will […]
Just-named new host of The Daily show, Trevor Noah, was a trending topic on Twitter today as he drew fire for jokes described as tasteless, hateful — and unfunny.
NEW YORK (AP) — The deal was done only last week, says Trevor Noah, the 31-year-old South African comedian who will take over “The Daily Show” from longtime host Jon Stewart. Shortly after Comedy Central made the news official Monday, Noah, on a standup comedy tour, discussed his new gig by phone from Dubai. THE […]