South Africa’s most well-known comedian and global export, Trevor Noah, is celebrating 5 years at the helm ofComedy Central’s flagship show The Daily Show and the country’s most popular comedians and celebrities are showering him with all the praise. Tune in to Comedy Central (DStv Channel 122) as we celebrate this iconic milestone on The Daily Social Distancing Show with Trevor Noah weekdays (Tuesday to Friday) at 22:30 CAT.
Some of South Africa’s most loved stars came together to share their favourite moments of Trevor Noah. Comedian Schalk Bezuidenhout wished Trevor a happy 5th year anniversary and shared fond memories of opening the comedian’s last South African theatre run in 2015. Actress and powerhouse comedian Tumi Morake, who is also based in the US, gave Trevor a major shoutout sharing a funny anecdote of her favourite Trevor Noah moment.
Radio legend and host of the Drive Time show on 94.7, DJ Fresh, congratulated Trevor on the 5-year milestone. “The Big Dawg” confessed that ever since Trevor Noah took over The Daily Show from Jon Stewart, he has not missed a single season. Viral internet sensations, who represent a new age in the comedy, also gave Trevor some props. Comedian and MTV Base VJ Farieda Matsileng expressed how proud she is of Trevor while internet sensation and Favourite African Social Media star at the Kids Choice Awards Prev Reddy shared how inspired he was to see the local comedian take over the world stage.
Trevor Noah made his historic Daily Show Debut the 28th of September 2015, on Comedy Central (DStv Channel 122). The South African born comedian has transformed The Daily Show’s content to speak to issues that affect the everyday viewer, holding up a mirror to America on issues such as systemic racism and police brutality. The star has also interviewed some of the biggest names on the planet including presidents, artists, activists, and some of Africa’s biggest stars including musician Burna Boy, Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi, and feminist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
Tune in to The Daily Social Distancing Show with Trevor Noah on Comedy Central (DStv Channel 122), weekdays (Tuesday to Friday) at 22:30 CAT.