Newswire: Trevor Noah’s Daily Show debut to take over your television
Comedy Central recognizes you’re probably feeling a little lost right now. It knows you grew up under the benevolent guidance of The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart, who taught you about world politics with self-deprecating sincerity. Comedy Central sympathizes. And you’re really not sure about this Trevor Noah character, nor his skeleton-filled Twitter account. Comedy Central understands. You probably won’t even tune in to Comedy Central when Noah officially starts his new Daily Show gig. THEY GET IT.
Perhaps in recognition of your freedom to choose, parent company Viacom will be mitigating Trevor Noah abstention by simulcasting The Daily Show‘s season premiere on Comedy Central’s sister networks. According to Variety, other channels specifically scheduled for a Daily Show logjammin’ include MTV and VH1.
Commenting on the move during a press conference, Comedy Central president Michele Ganeless explained that Noah is “the next evolution in the …