“The Daily Show
” host Trevor Noah
argues he stands apart in an increasingly crowded late-night space.
“We’re the only late-night show with a host of color,” Noah told TheWrap
. “We are the only late-night show that has an international voice that speaks to politics,” added the South Africa native.
Noah’s tenure at the “Daily Show” has come during a time when the late-night space has undergone numerous changes. When his predecessor, Jon Stewart
, was the host, late-night was dominated by the likes of Jay Leno
, David Letterman
and Conan O’Brien, with Jimmy Kimmel
joining the fray in 2003.
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But a lot has changed since then.
Both Leno and Letterman have since left the airwaves (though Letterman now has a talk show with Netflix
), and the past few years have seen the debuts of John Oliver