Trevor Noah has announced his departure date. The Daily Show December 8th will mark the end of the host’s tenure. The comedian reportedly blindsided fans and colleagues after announcing his departure on Sept. 29. Noah will be hosting the Comedy Central series for just a few more months, after a formal exit plan was in place. According to the company there will be “additional details”We will soon have information about the return of The Daily Show January 17. On Dec. 5, a tribute will be made to Noah’s greatest moments. It is unclear whether ViacomCBS will have a new host in place by then or if a correspondent such as Ronny Chieng, Michael Kosta, Desi Lydic, Dulcé Sloan or Roy Wood Jr. will step in until a replacement is found.
Noah is an executive producer alongside Jen Flanz, Jill Katz and Jen Flanz. “Chris [McCarthy] has been an amazing leader and partner who has helped me realize my dream of working not just in front of the camera but also behind the scenes, producing content which now airs across the Paramount family,” Noah made the statement in a statement. “I’m truly excited to see what the future holds. “Trevor is an amazing talent that has made an indelible impression on the world. The Daily Show and we’re grateful for his creative partnership over the past seven years,” added Chris McCarthy, President, and CEO, Paramount Media Networks and MTV Entertainment Studios.
News: Trevor Noah has decided Dec 8 to be his last Daily Show. The show will resume after holidays on January 17, possibly with a new host (or rotating tryouts).).
— Matthew Belloni (@MattBelloni) October 12, 2022
Insiders said Deadline that Noah would like to spend more time touring as a stand-up comedian and working behind the camera. After Corden’s departure, social media users speculated that Noah might appear on The Late Late Show By Noah. Noah’s announcement also followed the news that TBS has canceled Samantha Bee – Full Frontal. PopCulture recently reported on the current speculation Bee might replace Noah on The Daily Show.
Warner Bros.’ acquisition of Bee’s show resulted in its cancellation. Bee’s show was cancelled in July as a result of the Warner Bros. / Discovery merger. Bee built strong fan following over her six years of being on-air. The Daily Show before that and is expected to land a new project soon. Comedy Central often promotes from within its talent pool, which includes Bee, one of its most recognizable stars. Stephen Colbert was a correspondent under the same company. The Daily Show to hosting his own show to hosting The Late Show.