Trevor Noah Units Third Netflix Particular as His ‘Day by day Present’ Exit Looms

Trevor Noah’s subsequent act has begun.

A day after saying on air that he’d be departing The Day by day Present after seven years, Noah made his method to Toronto, the place he filmed his third Netflix particular. Titled I Want you Would, the hour will premiere globally Nov. 22.

Regardless of its timing, sources who have been current on the present say the Emmy and Grammy nominated comedian didn’t talk about his bombshell announcement on stage. As a substitute, the set, a part of Noah’s Again to Irregular Tour, contains revelations about studying to talk German, trendy communication and his love of curry.

The particular, which follows Noah’s earlier hours Son of Patricia and Afraid of the Darkish, will as soon as once more be directed by David Paul Meyer. Noah serves as an govt producer on the hour alongside his managers Norm Aladjem and Derek Van Pelt, veteran producer Bob Bain and Sanaz Yamin, who he tapped to run his fast-growing Day Zero Productions late final 12 months.

One in every of solely a handful of comics who performs arenas on a number of continents, Noah has mentioned he intends to spend extra time on the highway as soon as he indicators off from The Day by day Present in early December. “I spent two years [of the pandemic] in my house, not on the highway, and once I acquired again on the market once more, I noticed that there’s one other a part of my life that I wish to keep on exploring,” he advised his Comedy Central viewers in late September. “I miss studying different languages, I miss going to different nations and placing on reveals, I miss being in all places and doing the whole lot.”

In the meantime, Paramount brass, led by Chris McCarthy, has mentioned to be intensely targeted on discovering Noah’s alternative in latest weeks, with the present’s present cadre of correspondents thought of viable choices. Regardless of early rumblings that Paramount may punt it to its streaming service (the place it already airs the next day), executives on the firm have been steadfast of their dedication to conserving the subsequent iteration of The Day by day Present on Comedy Central. Whereas linear rankings have plummeted in all places, the present has maintained a large social footprint and, within the first half of 2022 alone, generated practically $25 million in promoting income, per Kantar.

Trevor Noah Units Third Netflix Particular as His ‘Day by day Present’ Exit Looms