Late-Night Laughs: Inside ‘The Daily Show’s Hopes For A Slower News Cycle Under A Biden Presidency

Late-Night Laughs: Inside ‘The Daily Show’s Hopes For A Slower News Cycle Under A Biden Presidency
Trevor Noah had never hosted The Daily Show without Donald Trump as President or running for top office until yesterday.

The comedian began hosting the Comedy Central show on September 28, 2015, two months after the former host of Celebrity Apprentice came down the escalator at Trump Tower to announce his run for office.

Jen Flanz, showrunner and exec producer, tells Deadline that the team is now hopeful to be able to have some time to cover stories that do not involve Donald Trump.

“The thing that we’re looking forward to, and I’m not positive that it’s going to happen but I think it will, is that the news cycle won’t be completely dictated by Trump’s Twitter or him firing someone,” she said. “That type of news is a total adrenaline rush but also exhausting and, at some point, becomes a little boring because it’s more of the same.
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