Trevor Noah to Exit ‘Daily Show’ After Seven Years

The comic, which emerged from virtual obscurity in 2015 to succeed Jon Stewart, is to leave the major Comedy Central series after a seven-year run.

In which he turned it over to a new audience that prefers social media to cable and broadcast networks.

At the New York taping of the show on Thursday night, Noah shared his plans with the audience, saying, "I've enjoyed presenting this show.

This has been one of my biggest problems. This has been one of my greatest joys.

Even on the toughest days, I love trying to figure out how to make others laugh with my own stories.

It was not immediately clear when his actual exit would take place, or whether the Paramount Global cable network had begun to consider a successor. 

Jill Fritzo, a representative for Noah, could not be reached for immediate comment.

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