Trevor Noah‘s departure date “The Daily Show” it has been shown.
Friends Comedy Central it was announced in a press release on Tuesday that the comedian, 38, will host the comedy show for the last time on December 8.
“Trevor is an extraordinary talent who has left an indelible mark on the ‘Daily Show’ and we are grateful for his creative partnership over the past seven years,” said Chris McCarthy, CEO of Paramount Media Networks and MTV Entertainment Studios.
Noah thanked McCarthy for speaking out and expanding his goals in television.
“Chris has been an amazing leader and friend who helped me realize my dream of working not only in front of the camera, but also behind the scenes,” he said. “I’m really excited to see what the future holds.”
Noah explained his decision to leave “The Daily Show” while taking questions in a behind-the-scenes video posted on the show. YouTube channel on October 4.
“You know those funerals where people are dancing? Think about it,” Noah laughed. “Yes, I’m in a box, but I’m still alive.”
Noah said he made his announcement before setting a departure date so the news wouldn’t come across as an “Irish goodbye.”
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“I would be surprised if I was like, on Thursday, like, ‘Bye everyone!’ And then Monday comes, you’re like, ‘Where’s Trevor?’ ” she said. “Then you just see me on Instagram, hitting something on the beach.”
Noah first announced his exit from the show on September 29
“I remember when we started… a lot of people didn’t believe in us. It was a crazy bet. I still think it was a crazy decision, this African,” said Noah, who is from South Africa. . “How was the trip. … It was absolutely amazing. It was something I didn’t expect.”
“The Daily Show” was hosted by Craig Kilborn from 1996 to 1998 and Jon Stewart from 1999 to 2015. Noah took over the show in 2015.
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