The Daily Show No Trevor Noah will continue.
A source close to the production told The Hollywood Reporter that the long-running late night series will indeed be in Comedy Central Despite industry speculation it could switch to streamer Paramount+ after Noah signs on.
Noah announced Thursday night announced will be leaving after seven years on the run show. Chris McCarthy — the Paramount executive who oversees Comedy Central, MTV and a slew of other linear cable networks, sources said — and the show’s staff and until Noah announced the host was planning to leave 1235230670 The Daily Show , Enterprise Only the top management of the group found out. What’s more, McCarthy had lunch with Noah on Wednesday to discuss his future on the late-night show, but the host didn’t say he would announce his departure a day later.
“I think it’s about time,” Noah told the audience Thursday night, marking nearly seven years since he took over as Jon Stewart. “I spent two years [of the pandemic] in my apartment, not on the road, and when I got back there again, I realized there was another part of my life that I wanted to keep exploring. I miss Learning other languages, I miss going to other countries and gigs, I miss being everywhere, doing anything.”
Noah expanded his options to stay at the center in June The Daily Show for another two years. Sources point out that he still has a one-year option that will allow him to go through 2024-25 season. This made Noah decide to leave an extra surprise for everyone at Paramount and The Daily Show.
The timing of Noah’s final episode has yet to be set, as sources say the conversations are expected to begin this week. Once Noah’s signing with The Daily Show was complete, McCarthy and executives were Paramount-owned Comedy Central will begin discussing who will take over The Daily Show’s helm.
Moving on to the next chapter of The Daily Show where all our incredible correspondents will at the top of this list. Until then, we will focus on celebrating Trevor and thanking him for his many contributions,” a Comedy Central spokesperson said in a statement to THR.
Comedy Central already has a reliable Daily Show roster of reporters to work with Desi Lydic, Roy Wood Jr., Ronny Chieng, Michael Kosta, and Dulcé Sloan among others Think together.
Such as THR 2024 Report Friday, Noah is eager to spend more time on tour, he is one of the rare comedians who can sell a big stage while doing a podcast, writing another book, acting Acting and increasing his contributions as a producer. Noah went on to strike a deal with Paramount for his Zero Day production company and has prepared several projects for the company. He is very involved in the recording of The Daily Show ‘s commitment largely prevented him from becoming more involved in these activities.