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.

For Your Consideration

Outstanding Variety Talk Series

Executive Producers: Trevor Noah, Jennifer Flanz, Jill Katz
Co-Executive Producer: Justin Melkmann
Supervising Producers: Max Browning, Eric Davies, Pam DePace, Ramin Hedayati, David Kibuuka, David Paul Meyer, Zhubin Parang and Elise Terrell
Producers: Dan Amira, Jocelyn Conn, Jeff Gussow, Shawna Shepherd and Beth Shorr


“As a global pandemic and the legacy of American racism dominated newscasts, Noah seemed almost predestined for the moment…”

– GQ

“a winning formula”

– Variety

“a beacon of light in the darkest of times.”

– IndieWire

“uniquely qualified to contextualize the chaotic events of 2020”

– Newsweek

“The Daily Show With Trevor Noah is on a roll.”

– Deadline

“the gold standard for all at-home late night comedy shows”

– Salon

“set the standard for socially distanced shows.”

– Gold Derby


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.