Trevor Noah signs 5-year deal with The Daily Show

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08 July 2019 - South African born comedian and TV host Trevor Noah has spoken out against the killings of black men in the US.

JOHANNESBURG – South African funny man Trevor Noah’s stock is rising after his contract as host of The Daily Show was extended.

Comedy Central has shown faith in the South African comedian with reports from the US saying the 33-year-old has signed a five-year deal. He will to continue hosting The Daily Show until 2022.

 

 

On Friday Forbes.com quoted Noah as saying: “I’m thrilled to be continuing this amazing journey with both fans of The Daily Show and Comedy Central”. 

 

 

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The comedian whose audience numbers are more than a million a day said in a statement: “It’s really exciting to renew this contract for either five more years, or until Kim Jong Un annihilates us all – whichever one comes first.”

CNN reported on Friday that North Korea fired a ballistic missile over the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido.

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