Trevor Noah is the new host of “The Daily Show” but before that he was a well-known stand-up with a pretty terrific following. Now that some of the buzz surrounding Noah’s takeover of the Daily Show is dying down, the comedian is set to debut his one-hour stand-up special, “Trevor Noah: Lost in Translation,” on Sunday, November 22 at 10pm on Comedy Central.
The premiere will air with limited commercial interruption and an encore will immediately follow at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT.
Filmed at The Lincoln Theatre in Washington, D.C., “Trevor Noah: Lost in Translation” brings Noah’s unique world-view and global analysis of American culture to the forefront. In the special, Noah addresses major domestic and international events of the past year, sharing his outlook on the world today, including terrorism, racial tensions in America and what it was like being African and travelling into the United States during the Ebola crisis.
Leading up to the on-air premiere, Comedy Central Stand-Up will feature preview clips from the special. Fans can follow Noah on Twitter at @TrevorNoah, and tweet using the hashtag #LostInTranslation to join the social chatter around the special.
“Trevor Noah: Lost in Translation” will be available on November 23 on the Comedy Central App to fans that sign in via their cable or satellite provider. The Comedy Central App is available for iPad and iPhone on the App Store, Android on Google Play, Roku, Xbox One and Chromecast.
Trevor Noah made his debut as the new host of Comedy Central’s Emmy and Peabody Award-winning “The Daily Show” on September 28 with Entertainment Weekly calling Noah “fearless and unflappable” and Grantland adding “Noah, without question, is a star.” The Washington Post proclaimed “The Daily Show is back, with its essential wit and irreverence intact,” while Vogue declared Noah’s debut “Won Us Over” and The New Yorker called it “a great start.” Noah initially joined “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” in 2014 as a contributor.
Born in South Africa to a black South African mother and a white European father, Noah has hosted numerous television shows including two seasons of his own late night talk show, “Tonight with Trevor Noah.” He made his U.S. television debut in 2012 on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” and also appeared on “Late Show with David Letterman,” becoming the first South African stand-up comedian to appear on either late-night show.
Noah was the subject of David Paul Meyer’s award-winning documentary film “You Laugh But It’s True” which tells the story of his remarkable career in post-apartheid South Africa. His Showtime comedy special, “Trevor Noah: African American” premiered in 2013. He continues to tour all over the world and has performed in front of sold out crowds at the Hammersmith Apollo in London and the Sydney Opera House in Australia as well as many U.S. cities.
“Trevor Noah: Lost in Translation” is executive produced by Noah, John Irwin, Norman Aladjem and Derek Van Pelt.