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Newbie Trevor Noah to succeed Jon Stewart on The Daily Show

Newcomer to US television, Noah represents a non-white performer at the head of the flagship Comedy Central franchise, and one who comes with Stewart's endorsement. "He's a tremendous comic," says Stewart.

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IN December, Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian, made his debut as an on-air contributor on The Daily Show With Jon Stewart, offering his outsider's perspective, as a biracial South African, on the United States.

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