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Comedy Central’s “THE DAILY SHOW WITH TREVOR NOAH” Debuts in Asia this September

Trevor Noah makes his debut as the new host of “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” premiering in Asia on Wednesday, 30 September at 10.30pm (TH/WIB), 11.30pm (HK/PH/SG/TW) and Thursday, 1 October at 12.30am (MY).

The fresh incarnation of the Emmy® and Peabody® Award-winning iconic series will continue its coverage of the day’s news and events with the incisive and insightful humour of host Trevor Noah and the incredibly talented roster of “The Best F*&#ing News Team Ever!” including Jordan Klepper, Jessica Williams, Lewis Black, John Hodgman, Al Madrigal, Aasif Mandvi, Hasan Minhaj and Kristen Schaal.

Noah started with “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” in 2014 as a contributor. He made his U.S. television debut in 2012 on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” as well as “Late Show with David Letterman,” becoming the first South African stand-up comedian to appear on either late night show.

Born in South Africa to a black South African mother and a white European father, he has successfully become the top comedian in Africa. Noah has hosted numerous television shows including his own late night talk show in his native country, “Tonight with Trevor Noah.”

Noah was the subject of David Paul Meyer’s award-winning documentary film “You Laugh But It’s True” which tells the story of his remarkable career in post-apartheid South Africa. Noah’s one-man show “The Racist” at the 2012 Edinburgh Fringe was a sold out run that became one of the most talked about shows at the Festival that year. Recently, Noah performed for the Royal Family at the Royal Variety Performance.

Noah (@TrevorNoah) was featured on the October 2014 cover of GQ South Africa and has been profiled in Rolling Stone, Newsweek and The Wall Street Journal, and by CNN and NPR’s “Talk of the Nation,” among others. He continues to tour all over the world and has performed in front of sold out crowds at the Hammersmith Apollo in London and the Sydney Opera House in Australia..

Comedy Central, the world’s biggest comedy network, has been making audiences laugh since it first launched in the United States in 1991. Renowned for featuring a stable of exclusive and tailor-made local and international comedy, the brand has become the ultimate destination for all kinds of humour, from traditional to satire to sketches to popular sitcoms. Outside of the United States, Comedy Central, seen in over 70 territories via more than 12 locally programmed and operated TV channels, is part of Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one of the world’s leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. For more information about Comedy Central in Asia, visitwww.comedycentralasia.com.

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