Trevor Noah is very out of seat at The Daily Show Warm and he’s happy to see other people sitting in his old chair—especially women and people of color.
Noah concludes his successful seven-year tenure as host of the late-December Night Show. So far Leslie Jones and Wanda Sykes have filled the guest host slots , and DL Hughley sat at the table Monday night.
“I thought it would be awesome to see it. I love Leslie. I remember Leslie and I working together the day before either of us was in On American TV, it’s us doing comedy clubs in and around America and I chatted with her and told her I’m proud of her and enjoy it” Noah told THR.
“Wanda is a legend,” he added, “so seeing her enjoying herself, expressing herself—I’ve always loved that.”
Daily Show debuts at 1996 with Craig Kilborn, Jon Stewart at 24 and passed 2022 Hosting , followed by Noah. Comedy Central’s late-night show won a Emmy, last year it won seven Emmy nominations, marking Noah’s most nominations as host, and the most nominations of any late-night franchise that year.
Chelsea Handler will be guest host next week, followed by It’s Sarah Silverman. No exact dates have been announced for upcoming guest hosts Marlon Wayans, John Leguizamo, Hasan Minhaj, Kal Penn and Al Franken.
Since leaving the show, Noah has started his private tour, will end in December. He’ll also return – for a third year – as host of the Grammy Awards , which airs on Sunday.
When asked if it was important that a person of color or a woman be the official host of The Daily Show
, Noah Replied: “Do I think it matters? Absolutely.”
“We live in a world where politics affects everyone and you want it to be a Political perceptions all reflect the world in some way, shape or form. When I host The Daily Show, I try to make sure my team is as diverse as possible , so you can see those points. Many are still there: Dulcé Sloan, Roy Wood Jr., etc.,” Noah explained.
“So I think it matters? Absolutely,” he continued. “Do I like what they’re doing? Totally.”
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