The end of an era is nearing on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, and the network has announced at least the first phase of plans for what’s to come.
Following the imminent departure of longtime host Trevor Noah this week, the network reported that comedy legends including Al Franken, Chelsea Handler, D.L. host of the late night show starting on Tuesday, January 17 as part of his “next chapter”.
Comedy Central added that ‘Daily Show’ correspondents and contestants are also “ready to attend, with additional details to be announced later.”
“Moving on to Trevor’s final week, we want to thank him for his many contributions,” Chris McCarthy, president and CEO of Paramount Media Networks, said in a statement from the network.
Trevor has reimagined the show like Jon Stewart before him, and looking to the future, we’re thrilled to be reimagining it once again with the help of this incredible roster of talent and correspondents, as well as the incredibly talented Daily Show team. ”
Noah’s last show will air this Thursday. The network has not yet announced whether the guest hosts will rotate indefinitely or if a permanent single host will be named soon.
The Daily Show airs weekdays at 11:00 pm ET/PT on Comedy Central and is available the next morning on Paramount+.