The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

Outstanding Variety Talk Series


Trevor Noah and The Daily Show News Team tackle the biggest stories in news, politics and pop culture.

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Outstanding Variety Talk Series

Trevor Noah, Jennifer Flanz, Jill Katz, Justin Melkmann, Max Browning, Eric Davie, Pamela DePace, Ramin Hedayati, David Kibuuka, David Paul Meyer, Zhubin Parang, Elise Terrell, Dan Amira, Jocelyn Conn, Jeff Gussow, Shawna Shepherd, Beth Shorr


The Daily Show With Trevor Noah Presents: Jordan Klepper Fingers The Pulse – Into The MAGAverse

Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special

Zhubin Parang
Devin Delliquanti
Jordan Klepper
Ian Berger


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S25 E112 | June 8, 2020 – MISKI NOOR & ANQUAN BOLDIN

Following the killing of George Floyd, Trevor discusses the nationwide protests against police brutality and highlights the cities taking steps toward police reform. Black Visions Collective’s Miski Noor joins Trevor to examine police brutality in Minneapolis, and Anquan Boldin discusses the Players Coalition and using the NFL as a platform for racial justice.

S25 E151 | September 9, 2020 – Jane Fonda

Trevor breaks down the news of the day: California wildfires create an apocalyptic scene, Trump admits to downplaying the virus threat, and the Oscars announce diversity requirements. Plus, Desi Lydic talks to the creator of gender reveal parties, and Trevor sits down with Jane Fonda to discuss civil disobedience in the name of climate change.

S26 E48 | January 27, 2021 – Amanda Gorman

Trevor covers international coronavirus news, President Biden and Republicans make divergent demands for unity, and Amanda Gorman discusses her historic inaugural poem “The Hill We Climb.”

S26 E59 | February 16, 2021 – Bill Gates

Trevor discusses the rise of hate crimes against Asian Americans, and Ronny Chieng explains how you can help stop this wave of violence. Roy Wood Jr. examines the history of trailblazing Black doctors, and Bill Gates joins Trevor to discuss the state of the pandemic, how conspiracy theories have affected vaccine perception and steps we can take to stop climate change.

S26 E74 | March 22, 2021 – Michelle Obama

Trevor unpacks the day’s biggest headlines: Maskless spring breakers cause a state of emergency in Miami, the British royal family announces plans for a Diversity Czar (possibly Michael Kosta?) and the NCAA faces sexism allegations. Plus, Former First Lady Michelle Obama chats with Trevor about how she hopes her new Netflix show will encourage healthy eating through love and not shame.

Desi Lydic Foxsplains – Joe Biden’s Scandals

Desi Lydic Foxsplains answers the question: What would it look like if someone binge-watched Fox News for 24+ hours straight? Desi Lydic delivers the truths about everything from cancel culture to Hunter Biden’s laptop, and asks the questions the mainstream media refuses to ask.

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Presents: Jordan Klepper Fingers The Pulse – Into The MAGAverse

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Contributor Jordan Klepper revisits his surreal year on the 2020 campaign trail, remembering the best moments, sharing never-before-seen footage and conducting all-new interviews with the people he met along the way. The Trump Rallies may be over, but their legacy lives on in this half-hour special… as well as dozens of pending sedition trials!

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Presents: Remembering RBG – A Nation Ugly Cries with Desi Lydic

In this Daily Show special, Correspondent Desi Lydic explores the remarkable life and legacy of the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. “Remembering RBG: A Nation Ugly Cries with Desi Lydic” follows Lydic on a journey through the five stages of grief—denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and… what’s the opposite of the acceptance?—as she comes to terms with the passing of the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg and where to go from here.