Comedy Central has announced that comic Trevor Noah will take over from Jon Stewart as the host of The Daily Show. No word yet on when the transition will occur.
Here’s the press release:
COMEDY CENTRAL® NAMES TREVOR NOAH AS NEXT HOST OF “THE DAILY SHOW”
31 Year-Old Comedian to Take the Helm Later This Year
NEW YORK, March 30, 2015 – Trevor Noah has been selected to become the next host of the Emmy® and Peabody® Award-winning “The Daily Show,” it was announced today by Michele Ganeless, president, Comedy Central. His show’s premiere will be announced at a later date.