With Trevor Noah, The Daily Show Goes for Change and Continuity

March 30, 2015 2:08 PM

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A big question hanging over the transition at The Daily Show when Jon Stewart announced he would leave the show was whether the producers would hire from the outside (as when Stewart himself took over from Craig Kilborn) or the inside (as when Stephen Colbert and Larry Wilmore respectively took the timeslot after Stewart.

* Given that Stewart has been the face of TDS since 1999, many folks thought this might be a good opportunity not only to change the host but to renovate the series itself. Noah’s enough of a new voice that he could be free to take the show in a different direction, as Stewart himself did. Whether h...

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