A host for Mock the Week will be announced at a later date and production on the series will begin next year.
Noah exited The Daily Show after seven seasons in December and during his final episode, he gave a heartfelt farewell to fans who had been watching since he took over the reins from Jon Stewart in 2015.
“I’m grateful to you, every single one of you,” the 39-year-old told the crowd. “I’m so grateful. I remember when we started the show, we couldn’t get enough people to fill an audience.”
The South African star went on to deliver an emotional monologue thanking his mother and all the Black women in his life with a specific shout-out to past Daily Show guests Roxane Gay and Tarana Burke for challenging and teaching him.
“This is random, for some, but special shout-out to Black women,” he said. “I’ve often been credited with having these grand ideas. People are like, ‘Trevor, you’re so smart.’ I’m like, ‘Who do you think teaches me? Who do you think has shaped me, nourished me and formed me?'”
Since Noah’s departure, a group of rotating guests have hosted The Daily Show, including Chelsea Handler, Al Franken, Leslie Jones and Wanda Sykes.
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