Trevor Noah will say farewell as anchor of The Each day Present in December — and whereas the Comedy Central fixture will return in January, the way it will look and who will entrance it stays up within the air.
Paramount World introduced Wednesday that Noah’s closing Each day Present will air on Dec. 8. The week of exhibits main as much as his departure will characteristic a glance again at a number of the greatest moments from his seven-year run because the face of the present.
“Trevor is an unimaginable expertise who has left an indelible mark on The Each day Present and we’re grateful for his artistic partnership over the previous seven years,” mentioned Paramount Media Networks and MTV Leisure Studios president and CEO Chris McCarthy in an announcement.
Stated Noah, “Chris has been an incredible chief and accomplice who has helped me understand my dream of working not simply in entrance of the digicam, but in addition behind the scenes, producing content material which now airs throughout the Paramount household. I’m actually excited to see what the longer term holds.” Noah’s Day Zero banner has each a deal and a three way partnership with Paramount.
Noah’s Sept. 28 announcement that he would go away Comedy Central’s flagship present got here as a shock to execs at Paramount and Comedy Central — together with McCarthy, sources instructed THR, who had lunch with the host a day earlier. The present will stay on the cable channel regardless of hypothesis that it could turn out to be unique to Paramount+, the conglomerate’s big-tent streaming service.
As for the present itself, Comedy Central says a revamped Each day Present will return from a vacation break on Jan. 17 — however supplied up no particulars on a brand new host or any potential modifications to its format. “The Emmy-winning franchise will embark on a reinvention because it has achieved so efficiently up to now,” the announcement of Noah’s finish date reads, “returning Tuesday, Jan. 17 with further particulars forthcoming.”
Noah is the third host of The Each day Present, following Craig Kilborn and Jon Stewart, whom Noah changed in 2015. The present’s present correspondents — who will probably be talked about in conversations about internet hosting — are Ronny Chieng, Michael Kosta, Desi Lydic, Dulcé Sloan, Roy Wooden Jr., Lewis Black and Jordan Klepper. Jen Flanz is the showrunner and government produces with Noah and Jill Katz; Dan Amira is head author.
Trevor Noah Units ‘Each day Present’ Signal-Off