Newswire: The Daily Show adds three correspondents to its fake-news team
When the “best f*&#ing news team ever” assembles under its new leader on The Daily Show With Trevor Noah later this month, it will welcome a few new members. Comedy Central issued a press release today announcing the addition of three correspondents who will, among other things, help cover what looks like the “indecisionest” (how many Republican candidates are there again?) of Indecision campaigns a.k.a. the 2016 presidential campaign.
First up—alphabetically, anyway—is Ronny Chieng, whose stand-up has taken off in Australia, where he’s been named one of the country’s top 10 comedians. He’s won lots of awards down under, including one for “best newcomer” at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival in 2012. Chieng has opened for Bill Burr, Dave Chappelle, and Bob Saget. He made his U.S. TV premiere on The Late Late Show in February.
Actress Desi Lydic will …