South African comedian Trevor Noah will host iconic US late-night news satire "The Daily Show," whose anchor Jon Stewart announced last month he would step down, the program said Monday. The widely acclaimed Comedy Central program has been led by Stewart for the past 16 years, and become an influential source of news and views for a younger audience that those tuning into straight news broadcasting. "No-one can replace Jon Stewart. The South African comedian, who grew up in the Johannesburg suburb of Soweto, has became an occasional contributor to the "The Daily Show" last year 2014.
NEW YORK (AP) — Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian from South Africa who has contributed to "The Daily Show" a handful of times during the past year, will become Jon Stewart's replacement as host, Comedy Central announced Monday.
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