Trevor Noah has announced that he is leaving “The Daily Show”. The 38-year-old gave this news on his show on Thursday.
“I realized, after seven years, my time is up,” Noah said with an audible gasp from the audience.
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“I never dreamed that I would be here,” Noah said on Thursday. “I felt like ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.’ I came to tour the last show, and next thing I know, I was handed the keys.”
Noah did not provide a timeline for when his last show would take place, saying only that “we’ll find out when and when. We’ll still be here for a while.”
Under Noah, the acclaimed show has garnered six Emmy nominations and one Emmy win.
“The Daily Show” airs on Comedy Central, which, like CBS News, is part of Paramount Global.