Trevor Noah shocked his live Daily Show audience and viewers alike last month when he announced that he’d be stepping down as host after seven years. Now he has an official date for his final appearance.

Noah, who is 38, will host the show for the last time on December 8th, Paramount Global announced Wednesday. The network’s president and CEO, Chris McCarthy, praised Noah in the announcement, calling him an “amazing talent.”

Trevor is an incredible talent who has left an indelible mark on The Daily Show and we’re grateful for his creative partnership over the past seven years,

In response to McCarthy’s praise, Noah returned the sentiment saying that McCarthy helped him realize his dream and has been an amazing leader. He also mentioned how he received help backstage as well to have come this far.

Chris has been an amazing leader and partner who has helped me realize my dream of working not just in front of the camera, but also behind the scenes, producing content which now airs across the Paramount family. I’m truly excited to see what the future holds.

Noah has been the Comedy Central show’s host for the past seven years, since taking the reins from Jon Stewart in 2015. As noted earlier, his vacant position is likely to be filled by Roy Wood Jr.. Executives at the network see Wood Jr. as the future face of the show for a variety of reasons.

Noah has hosted the Grammy Awards, and also appeared in other forms of entertainment. He won the primetime Emmy Award and was nominated for a bunch of other awards. As for the Daily Show, it will return with a new face in January after a short holiday hiatus.

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Saksham Bartsch

Saksham is a sports enthusiast whose hobbies include playing basketball and honing his athletic skills. He enjoys reading Greek literature and working with videographers occasionally.

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