Trevor Noah to Exit ‘Daily Show’ After Seven Year

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The comedian, who came out of almost oblivion in 2015 to take over the program from Jon Stewart

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The flagship Comedy Central is planning to exit the series after a seven-year stint.

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Which turned her on to a new generation of viewers who are more at home on social media than they are cable outlets and broadcast networks.

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According to two people familiar with the matter, Noah revealed his plans to an audience on Thursday evening at a taping of the event in New York.

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It was not immediately clear when his actual exit would take place, or whether Paramount Global Cable Network had begun considering a successor.

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Or not. Noah's representative Jill Fritzo could not be immediately reached for comment.

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“We are grateful to Trevor for our amazing partnership over the past seven years. 

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 With no timetable for his departure, we’re working together on next steps,” the network said in a statement.

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"As we look ahead, we're excited for the next chapter in The Daily Show's 25+ year history

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Because it continues to redefine culture through scathing and hilarious social commentary, helping viewers understand the world around them."

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Noah’s plans to depart surface as TV’s late-night roster has begun to shrink.

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Yes, Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel still appear every weeknight around 11:30 p.m. 

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to poke fun at daily headlines and do celebrity impressions and stunts, but they have fewer rivals. 

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At Warner Bros. Discovery, executives have scuttled late-night shows led by both Samantha Bee and Conan O’Brien, and have made no efforts to replace either. 

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Comedy Central once boasted three different programs, led by Stewart, Colbert and Chris Hardwick. 

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Now the cable network is down to just one. Showtime’s “Desus & Mero” recently stopped production. 

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James Corden has already indicated that he plans to withdraw from CBS's "The Late Late Show" next year.

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And NBC is no longer in the business of airing comedy programming at 1:30 p.m. in 2021 after splitting with Lilly Singh.

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