The Daily Show

The Daily Show



The Daily Show is an American late-night talk and news satire television program. It airs each Monday through Thursday on Comedy Central. Describing itself as a fake news program, The Daily Show draws its comedy and satire from recent news stories, political figures, media organizations, and often uses self-referential humor as well.[3]

The half-hour-long show premiered on July 21, 1996, and was first hosted by Craig Kilborn until December 17, 1998. Jon Stewart then took over as the host from January 11, 1999, until August 6, 2015, making the show more strongly focused on political satire and news satire, in contrast with the pop culture focus during Kilborn's tenure. Stewart was succeeded by Trevor Noah, whose tenure premiered on September 28, 2015. Under different hosts, the show has been formally known as The Daily Show with Jon Stewart from 1999 until 2015, and The Daily Show with Trevor Noah since 2015. The Daily Show is the longest-running program on Comedy Central (counting all three tenures), and has won 24 Primetime Emmy Awards.[4]

The program is popular among young audiences, with organizations such as the Pew Research Center suggesting that 74% of regular viewers are between 18 and 49, and that 10% of the audience watch the show for its news headlines, 2% for in-depth reporting, and 43% for entertainment, compared with 64% who watch CNN for the news headlines.[5]

Critics chastised Stewart for not conducting sufficiently hard-hitting interviews with his political guests, some of whom he may have lampooned in previous segments. Stewart and other Daily Show writers responded to such criticism by saying that they do not have any journalistic responsibility and that as comedians their only duty is to provide entertainment. Stewart's appearance on the CNN show Crossfire picked up this debate, where he chastised the CNN production and hosts for not conducting informative and current interviews on a news network.

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Trevor Noah
bornFebruary 20, 1984
Jon Stewart
bornNovember 28, 1962
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The Daily Show is an American late-night talk and news satire television program.
Lizz Winstead
bornAugust 5, 1961

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Current Host

Trevor Noah (born 20 February 1984)[1] is a South African television and radio host and comedian,[2] known for his role as host of The Daily Show on American network Comedy Central since September 2015.

Noah began his career as an actor, presenter, and comedian in South Africa. He held several television hosting roles with the South African Broadcasting Corporation, and was the runner-up in their fourth season of Strictly Come Dancing in 2008.[3] From 2010 to 2011, Noah was the creator and host of Tonight with Trevor Noah on M-Net and DStv.[4] His stand-up comedy career attained international success, leading to appearances on American late-night talk shows and British panel shows.

In December 2014, Noah became the Senior International Correspondent for The Daily Show, an American satirical news program. The next year, he was announced as the successor of long-time host Jon Stewart, and has served as host of The Daily Show since 28 September 2015. Although ratings for the show declined following Stewart's departure,[5] Noah's tenure has been generally favourably reviewed, attracting particular attention for his interview with young conservative personality Tomi Lahren in late 2016.[6]


Lizz Winstead (born August 5, 1961) is an American comedian, radio, and television personality, and blogger. A native of Minnesota, Winstead is the co-creator of The Daily Show along with Madeleine Smithberg, and served as head writer.

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Recurring Correspondents35

Former Contributors18

Guest Hosts10

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'Fire & Fury' Might Be A TV Show, Because Reality TV Has Come Full Circle
  –  January 18, 2018
Despite the fact that Trump already dominates the news headlines on a daily basis and is consistently the central joke on virtually every current late night talk show, he will now might be immortalized (so to speak) on the small screen in a different light.
Ricky Martin Talks 'The Assassination of Gianni Versace' and Helping Puerto Rico on 'The Daily Show'
  –  January 17, 2018
Ricky Martin has a huge 2018 ahead. As he gears up for the second year of his All In Las Vegas residency, the 46-year-old Latin superstar also returns to his role as Antonio D'Amico, the boyfriend of the late fashion designer Gianni Versace, in FX's ...
Nashville FFA competes in Georgia National Fair Goat Show
  –  January 16, 2018
The high school participated in the Georgia National Fair Goat Show was held on Oc ... Subscribe to receive The Valdosta Daily Times breaking news text alerts on your mobile device!
Nikki Glaser To Host Daily Show For SiriusXM Comedy Central Radio
  –  January 15, 2018
Comedian NIKKI GLASER is joining the lineup at SIRIUSXM COMEDY CENTRAL RADIO with a live daily show. "YOU UP WITH NIKKI GLASER," co-hosted by TOM THAKKAR, will air MONDAY through THURSDAY 10a-noon (ET) starting in FEBRUARY, with repeats throughout the week.
VIDEO: Stephen Colbert Skewers Homeland Security Chief on Her Sudden 'Amnesia'
  –  January 18, 2018
Prior to that, Colbert spent eight years as a correspondent on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" as an on-air personality and writer of news satire for the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning series. Get all the scoop on Coming Up On New BULL , airing on CBS on ...
Ricky Martin Reveals Why It Took So Long to Come Out as Gay - Watch Now!
  –  January 18, 2018
Ricky Martin is opening up about coming out – and why it took him so long. The 46-year-old pop superstar and actor appeared on The Daily Show With Trevor Noah on Wednesday (January 17) to talk about his role in American Crime Story: The Assassination of ...
If Donald Trump's Health Is Excellent, What's the Point of Medical Science?
  –  January 18, 2018
He truly is part of the master race. But the doctor forgot to test for one thing, says “The Daily Show’s” Trevor Noah. “No heart problems, no dementia, no dentures… but did you test for racism?” the late-night comedian asked. That’s right ...
Comedian Lewis Black finds odd challenge in Trump presidency
  –  January 18, 2018
Black’s career didn’t start with the “Daily Show,” a gig that continues to this day. With a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina and a 1977 master’s from Yale University’s School of Drama, he became a playwright-in ...
Phillip Tutor: The day CNN came to Noble Street
  –  January 17, 2018
And Lithonia. And Roswell. Any of them would have worked just fine, and saved a bit on gas mileage. Instead, you did what that guy from The Daily Show with Trevor Noah did in November. You sent a reporter to Anniston. We’re now America’s southern ...
Trump’s ‘Dictator Blood’ Is Keeping Him Alive, Trevor Noah Jokes After President’s Physical Results Revealed
  –  January 17, 2018
The Daily Show host Trevor Noah has a theory about how President Donald Trump's annual physical results showed almost no health problems: dictator blood. At an extended press conference Tuesday, White House physician, Dr. Ronny Jackson announced the ...
Ricky Martin Opens Up About Coming Out as Gay
  –  January 17, 2018
The singer visited The Daily Show With Trevor Noah and opened up about his own personal struggles with coming out as gay. "My friend, you have no idea how it took me a while. The thing is that I was surrounded by friends that were telling me ...
American Sh*thole
  –  January 17, 2018
At least two Africans recognized Trump’s resemblance to African autocrats from the beginning. The South African comedian and The Daily Show host Trevor Noah aired a segment in late 2015 making fun of Trump’s African strongman traits. And in the days ...
Why Are the Media Ignoring Crucial Parts of the Simpson Testimony?
  –  January 17, 2018
On February 3, 2015, Nicholas Casale, who was also working on behalf of Baker Hostetler, attempted to serve Browder with a subpoena as he left a taping of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Video taken by Casale Associates shows Browder bolting down 51st St ...
James Gunn Offers $100,000 For Donald Trump’s Real Weight, Trevor Noah Also Weighs In
  –  January 17, 2018
Both The Daily Show host Trevor Noah and Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn gave their thoughts on the recent revelation that President Donald Trump weighs 239 pounds and was 6’3. The news was revealed by White House doctor Ronny Jackson as part ...
Orrin Hatch draws Twitter reaction for removing imaginary glasses during hearing
  –  January 17, 2018
Orrin Hatch has been learning his object work from @StephenAtHome #LSSC — The Late Show (@colbertlateshow) January 17, 2018 "The Daily Show" took a jab as well, editing footage of Hatch at the hearing to add in a pair of ...
RZA Teams Up With PETA for New PSA Promoting Animal Kindness: Exclusive
  –  January 17, 2018
I’m quite sure they did not want to be on my plate.” RZA's new PSA with PETA will air during The Daily Show With Trevor Noah this week in both New York and Los Angeles. RZA isn't the only celebrity to actively speak out against animal abuse for PETA ...
Trevor Noah questions Trump's health following his first physical as president
  –  January 17, 2018
"The Daily Show" host Trevor Noah questioned President Trump's health following results from his first physical exam stating the president was in excellent health. Navy doctor Ronny Jackson, who administered Trump’s first presidential physical last week ...
Ricky Martin Talks 'The Assassination of Gianni Versace' and Helping Puerto Rico on 'The Daily Show'
  –  January 17, 2018
Ricky Martin has a huge 2018 ahead. As he gears up for the second year of his All In Las Vegas residency, the 46-year-old Latin superstar also returns to his role as Antonio D'Amico, the boyfriend of the late fashion designer Gianni Versace, in FX's ...
S. African comedian debuts on the Daily Show with Trevor Noah
  –  January 16, 2018
South African comedian Loyisa Madinga made his debut on American television as the Africa correspondent for the Daily Show with Trevor Noah. Madinga’s debut piece was about the ongoing leadership tussle in the governing African National Congress( ANC).
Loyiso’s The Daily Show gig doesn’t seem real – yet
  –  January 14, 2018
Johannesburg - South Africans rejoiced when news that Loyiso Madinga would be added to The Daily Show line-up as an African correspondent broke this week. The inserts he and his team will do for the US’s late-night comedy news show hosted by Trevor Noah ...
ACTION ALERT: Stand Up to Trevor Noah and the Daily Show
  –  January 13, 2018
On Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, Trevor Noah of the Daily Show made a reprehensible and demeaning on-air reference to our community as “Filthy Armenians” while the Daily Show production team added a laugh track to accompany the appalling remark. On Friday, the ...
Comic Loyiso Madinga cracks nod for 'The Daily Show' slot
  –  January 12, 2018
JOHANNESBURG - The Daily Show on Thursday revealed South African comedian Loyiso Madinga as its new Africa correspondent. The Comedy Central show, which is hosted by South Africa's Trevor Noah, released a promo video on their Facebook page on Thursday.
Children's author from Accomack County to appear on 'The Daily Show'
  –  January 11, 2018
( -- The debut children's book by a young author who grew up in Accomack County is reaping more and more accolades. In the latest development, author and illustrator Vashti Harrison is scheduled to appear on "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah ...
Loyiso Madinga to make his debut as The Daily Show's Africa correspondent
  –  January 11, 2018
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) will pilot a new funding model in 2017. NSFAS chairperson Sizwe Nxasana explains. [Watch] New VW Polo is the safest ‘B-segment’ car in the world (2017 Euro NCAP) It's impossible to buy a safer small car ...
'The Daily Show With Trevor Noah' to Add Segments From Comic for Africa
  –  January 11, 2018
Comedy Central has unveiled that The Daily Show With Trevor Noah will start featuring topical segments from South African comic Loyiso Madinga that will be inserted into the show in Africa. Host, writer and executive producer Trevor Noah selected the ...
The Daily Show Ridicules Self-Declared “Stable Genius” Donald Trump
  –  January 9, 2018
How stupid does someone have to be to tweet that they are, like, really smart? The answer is, like, really stupid. It’s also “like, really funny,” added Noah. Where does one even begin with a tweetstorm so unstable it claims stability not once but twice?
The Daily Show host Trevor Noah coming to IU
  –  January 9, 2018
The late-night host and comedian of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning “The Daily Show” Trevor Noah will appear at the IU Auditorium on April 27. Tickets start at $25 for students and $35 for the general public. “We wanted to bring Trevor Noah ...
The Daily Show Targets Trump With 'Dishonest & Corrupt Media Awards' Ad
  –  January 5, 2018
It's no secret that Donald Trump hates basically all centre/left media - and Comedy Central's very own Daily Show is up there with his least faves. I mean, did you see Trevor Noah's 'Big Button' news piece? Noah's latest gag? A hilarious fake ad campaign ...
The Daily Show Runs Ads in Bid to WIN Trump’s 'Dishonest & Corrupt Media Awards'
  –  January 5, 2018
Comedy Central's “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” is running an Oscar-style “For Your Consideration” advertising campaign in a bid to win an accolade in President Trump’s “The Most Dishonest & Corrupt Media Awards.” “The show purchased a ...
‘The Daily Show’ And ‘The Opposition’ Set Live Episodes For Trump’s First State Of The Union Address
  –  January 4, 2018
The Daily Show and The Opposition will air back to back live and provide instant analysis and commentary about the State of the Union address given by the former Celebrity Apprentice host. The Daily Show will air Tuesday, Jan. 30 on Comedy Central at 11 PM ...
'The Daily Show' Gives Insta-Classic Lesson In How Not To Be A ‘Woke’ White Guy
  –  December 28, 2017
This year was a slam dunk for exciting sports events. (That sentence officially fulfills our legally obligated sports cliche requirement.) But as “Daily Show” correspondent Michael Kosta points out and points out and points out ― and as correspondent ...