• Trevor Noah gets deported for South Africa Daily Show special

    Trevor Noah is getting deported. Kind of. The Daily Show with Trevor Noah will air a special ‘self-deportation’ episode taped in South Africa. Noah will be in Johannesburg to host the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 at FNB Stadium on Sunday. Noah, whose latest Netflix special Son of Patricia earlier this month, will head back “to South Africa to give viewers a look at his hometown,” Comedy Central shared in

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    10 modern day memoirs for comedy fans

    By writing a memoir, comedians can tell the stories about themselves that don’t fit on a stand-up stage. While autobiographies and anthologies of personal essays from comedians have been around for years, the genre has exploded since the early 2000s. Comedy memoirs have become a staple of bestseller lists and are often among Amazon’s top suggestions. From the funny to the raw, here are the comedian-penned books that any comedy

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    Trevor Noah announces Loud and Clear arena tour

    Comedian Trevor Noah announced a 6-month, 28-city tour on Monday. The Loud and Clear tour will start in Toronto on January 11, 2019. Other major stops include, Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, and Philadelphia. The first part of the tour comes to a close in Houston on June 22. The Daily Show with Trevor Noah host then has a three-month break and officially concludes his shows in Medford, MA on November 15.

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    Trevor Noah blasts Donald Trump ‘locker room talk’ excuse on Daily Show (Video)

    The leak of Donald Trump’s Access Hollywood video with Billy Bush, wherein the Republican presidential nominee explains that since he’s famous he’s allowed to grab women by the “pussy” among other things, has gone viral by epic proportions. At this point Billy Bush has been fired by NBC News, which includes the Today show. But Trump, himself his still on the campaign trail and, despite apologizing for his words, is

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    Daily Show with Trevor Noah has a premiere date (Video)

    The Daily Show with Trevor Noah will premiere on Sept. 28, Comedy Central announced on Thursday. The news comes a month after the network signaled Aug. 6 as current host Jon Stewart’s final episode. Trevor Noah was named the new Daily Show host back in March to mixed reviews, followed by a fauxtroversy caused by trolls mining his old tweets for clickbait. None of that has stopped the African American comedian

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    Samantha Bee exits Daily Show tonight

    Tonight will be Samantha Bee’s final night on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Bee, the most-tenured Daily Show correspondent, will depart for TBS to host her own comedy series where she will apply “her smart and satirical point of view to current and relevant issues.” Comedy Central loses yet another star talent and gains another fierce late night competitor. Samantha Bee is just one of many beloved pieces of The

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    UPDATE: Russell Peters calls Trevor Noah a joke thief (Video)

    Update: April 8 — Now, Trevor Noah and Russell Peters are both playing off the comments as if it was just some sort of prank. Because what’s funnier than one comedian calling another comedian a joke thief? We’re not buying it. See Noah and Peter’s interaction below: For the time being it seemed Trevor Noah, the newly appointed host of The Daily Show, had survived the onslaught from the Twitter

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    Did the Daily Show make a mistake hiring Trevor Noah instead of me? Yes.

    I haven’t slept in over a week purely in anticipation for that one phone call. That one phone call that would change my life even more than Frozen did. You see, with Jon Stewart’s recent announcement of leaving Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, I thought I was a clear front-runner for the role – and so did America, I have to assume. Especially as I further developed my passion for

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    Daily Show names Trevor Noah as Jon Stewart’s successor

    Comedy Central has chosen an heir— Trevor Noah will replace Jon Stewart as host of The Daily Show. Jon Stewart shocked fans in February when he unexpectedly announced that he will be leaving The Daily Show after 17 years. Just when speculation over David Letterman and Craig Ferguson’s replacements had wrapped up, the Internet could not stop coming up with moronic successor lists for the “restless host.” The #JonStewartReplacements tweets

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    Hasan Minhaj, Trevor Noah are Daily Show’s newest additions

    Comedians Hasan Minhaj and Trevor Noah have become the latest additions to The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Comedy Central announced today. Minhaj will begin as a Daily Show correspondent in November while Noah, selected as a Daily Show contributor, will start in December. The pair of new Daily Show hires come on the heels of Michael Che’s departure after only a few weeks at the show. Che returned to

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    South African comedian Trevor Noah teams up with Will Smith for Fox television project

    South Africa’s top comedian, Trevor Noah, is transitioning towards a regular spot on American screens. After his great appearance last year on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and his US comedy special, African American, currently on Showtime, Noah has sold a half-hour pilot to Fox. Legendary Television has teamed up with Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith’s Overbrook Entertainment to bring Noah’s sitcom to the network. Sameer Gardezi, who

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    Eddie Izzard leads stellar multi-national comedy crew at Just For Laughs gala

    MONTREAL — If the Just For Laughs comedy festival is an international hub for the transcendent language of laughter, then Eddie Izzard could well be its regional traffic director, pointing French and English and Malaysian and Moroccan comedians and comedy fans toward a place of universal hilarity. As this year’s host to the festival’s staple United Nations of Comedy Gala, the redoubtable legend of scintillating stand-up (and eye makeup) ushered

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    Laughspin Podcast episode 55: Interview with South African comedian Trevor Noah

    Regardless of how big of a comedy nerd you are, there’s a good chance you’ve never heard of comedian Trevor Noah— but that has more to do with location than it does with his skill level. And, anyway, that’s about to change. Born, raised and currently living in Johannesburg, South Africa, Noah — in six short years — has become not only a comedian who’s celebrated in multiple countries but

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    ‘Barack Obama of stand-up comedy’ Trevor Noah to debut live show Born A Crime (Video)

    A January appearance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno was just the start of South African comedian Trevor Noah’s eventual high-profile Stateside comedy career. Having graced the cover of Rolling Stone in his own country, releasing five one-hour stand-up specials and earning a massive worldwide following, the talented storyteller will bring his one-man show to New York City starting May 15. The four-week off-Broadway run of Born A Crime

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