The Paramount Comedy Series Presents: Trevor Noah

Saturday, July 11th 2015

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Trevor (@TrevorNoah) has hosted numerous television shows in his native country, including South Africa’s music, television and film awards, the South African Comedy Festival and two seasons of his own late night talk show. He had his U.S. television debut on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” and has also appeared on “Late Show with David Letterman,” becoming the first South African stand-up comedian to appear on either late night show. He’s slated to do the Jimmy Kimmel show in January. His Showtime comedy special, “Trevor Noah: African American” premiered in 2013 and he’s slated to take over for John Stewart on The Daily Show this fall.

Trevor(www.trevornoah.com)presented his one man show “The Racist” at the 2012 Edinburgh Fringe in a sold out run that became the buzz of audiences and journalists and the same year was the subject of David Paul Meyer’s award-winning documentary film “You Laugh But It’s True”which tells the story of Trevor’s remarkable career in post-apartheid South Africa.He continues to tour all over the world and has performed in front ofsold outcrowds atthe Hammersmith Apollo in London and the Sydney Opera House in Australia, among others. Trevorhas been profiled inRolling Stone,NewsweekandThe Wall Street Journal, and byCNNand NPR’s “Talk of the Nation.”Hewas nominated for “Personality of the Year” at the 2014 MTV Africa Music Awards and is currently featured on the cover ofGQ South Africa.

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