Jon Stewart tonight announced that August 6th will be his last day as “The Daily Show” host. He also revealed that you can enter to win tickets to the final taping via Omaze.com, which will support Night of Too Many Stars and New York Collaborates for Autism. Here’s Stewart’s announcement:
Trevor Noah has been selected to become the next host of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning “The Daily Show,” though it is not known when his start date will be.
Noah joined “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” in 2014 as a contributor. He made his U.S. television debut in 2012 on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” and has also appeared on “Late Show with David Letterman,” becoming the first South African stand-up comedian to appear on either late night show. Born in South Africa to a black South African mother and a white European father, he has successfully become the top comedian in Africa. Noah has hosted numerous television shows including his own late night talk show in his native country, “Tonight with Trevor Noah.”