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Trevor Noah announced as new host of The Daily Show

Trevor Noah announced as new host of The Daily Show

Trevor Noah has been announced as the new host of The Daily Show on Comedy Central when Jon Stewart steps down later this year. The South African 31 year old comedian made his debut appearance on The Daily Show With Jon Stewart last December as an on-air contributor. After only three appearances on the programme he’s been confirmed as the new host to take over before the end of 2015. The New York Times reports Noah said “you don’t believe…

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Jon Stewart stepping down from The Daily Show this year

Jon Stewart stepping down from The Daily Show this year

Jon Stewart announced last night (Tuesday) he’s going to be stepping down from The Daily Show later this year. He’s been the host of the long-running franchise since 1999. He made the announcement to a shocked audience during last night’s taping of the show: Seventeen years is the longest I have ever held a job by sixteen years and five months. The upshot therebeing I am a terrible employee. In my heart I know it is time for someone else…

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John Oliver bids emotional farewell to The Daily Show

John Oliver bids emotional farewell to The Daily Show

John Oliver bid farewell to The Daily Show on Thursday. The Daily Show’s British correspondent is leaving the programme to host a weekly news series on HBO. Oliver’s Daily Show departure was an emotional one when he was surprised by Jon Stewart with a send-off. He thought he was going to be doing a segment on British tabloids spying on the Royals but of course this was a setup for his surprise farewell. John asked “Are we not doing the…

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John Oliver departs The Daily Show for his own HBO show

John Oliver departs The Daily Show for his own HBO show

John Oliver is leaving The Daily Show With Jon Stewart to host his own show on HBO, it has been announced. The British comedian joined The Daily Show in 2006 as a writer initially then became their “Senior British correspondent”. Oliver hosted the programme over the summer this year when Jon Stewart temporarily took a departure from hosting duties to direct his own feature film. John Oliver’s new HBO show will be a Sunday night news programme starting in 2014….

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