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Trevor Noahs Daily Show Nabs First Nom, Bill Maher Misses, Jimmy Fallon Snubbed As Academy Supports Sam Bee

T he Daily Show returned to the Best Variety Talk Series Emmy competition for the first time with Trevor Noah as host, and HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher did not make the cut, in a field dominated by hosts of whom of President Donald Trump does not approve. TV Academy members continued to show support for Samantha Bee, giving her a nom weeks after The President of the United States tried to have her fired over an incendiary remark she made about Ivanka on her TBS   ...Read More... https://deadline.com/2018/07/trevor-noah-daily-show-first-emmy-nom-bill-maher-jimmy-fallon-snub-academy-supports-sam-bee-1202425055/

Trevor Noah: Trumps Supreme Court Pick Will Be Like Judicial Herpes (Video)

On Thursdays The Daily Show, Trevor Noah again talked about Justice Anthony Kennedys retirement from the United States Supreme Court on The Daily Show, and its depressing long-term effects. Goddamn, this is so crazy, Noah said after a clip of Trump saying he needs to pick a SCOTUS nominee who will hold the position for 40 or 45 years. You realize, regardless of what happens in his presidency now, Donald Trump will leave a mark on this country for decades to come. Its not going to go away. Its like hes giving Americas judicial herpes. You realize his court picks will be around for so long, theyll be ruling on major legal questions way into the future, like whether Elon Musk can marry his robot slaves, Noah continued. We dont know where its going to go. I can handle the idea of Donald Trump being president for a few years. What blows my mind is that he will be able to fundamentally reshape America for generations .   ...Read More... https://www.thewrap.com/trevor-noah-trump-supreme-court-judicial-herpes/

Trevor Noah Is as Freaked Out as You Are Over Anthony Kennedys Retirement (Video)

On Wednesdays episode of The Daily Show, Trevor Noah talked about the news that Supreme Court justice Anthony Kennedy is retiring , and the fact that, yeah, progressives are probably as screwed as they think. Progressives were like hey maybe the future isnt so bad after all,' Noah said after a segment about the NY 14 primary victory by progressive Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Tuesday night. And the future was like oh, you dont know me.'  ...Read More... https://www.thewrap.com/trevor-noah-freaked-anthony-kennedys-retirement-video/

Trevor Noah Compares Mike Pences Brazil Immigration Speech to a Movie Villain (Video)

Vice President Mike Pence made a speech this week in Brazil, directed at immigrants coming to the United States, that Trevor Noah said on Wednesdays The Daily Show sounds something a supervillain would say in an action movie. To the people of Central America, I have a message for you, straight from my heart, and straight the heart of the American people, Pence said in the speech. Dont risk your lives or the lives of your children by trying to come to the United States on a road run by drug smugglers and human traffickers. If you cant come legally, dont come at all.  ...Read More... https://www.thewrap.com/trevor-noah-mike-pence-immigration-speech-movie-villain/

Trevor Noah Sinks His Teeth Into Sarah Sanders Restaurant Rejection (Video)

Sarah Sanders provided Trevor Noah with some food for thought on Tuesday night, as The Daily Show host Noah chewed on the calls for civility in the wake of White House press secretary Sarah Sanders being refused service at a Virginia restaurant because she works for the Trump administration. Noahs main bone of contention was the calls for civility in the wake of news that Sanders was turned away from the Red Hen restaurant.   ...Read More... https://www.thewrap.com/trevor-noah-sinks-his-teeth-into-sarah-sanders-restaurant-rejection-video/

Trevor Noah Breaks Down Trumps Awkward New Hand Gestures on The Daily Show (Video)

On Thursday nights The Daily Show, Trevor Noah took time to look more closely at some new hand gestures Trump used during a recent appearance at a political rally particularly one rather onanistic-looking motion. The bit began with a briefchat about Trumps speech at a rally on Wednesday in Duluth, MN. First saying that at this point, Trumps rallies are like Jurassic Park movies. Sure theyre predictable, but you still kind of want to see what the screaming, tiny-hand monster will do once he gets loose, Noah noted that most of the rally was the same old talking points Trump usually deploys. But, Noah continued, Trump has clearly been practicing a whole bunch of new hand moves.   ...Read More... https://www.thewrap.com/trevor-noah-breaks-down-trumps-awkward-new-hand-gestures-on-the-daily-show-video/

Daily Show Anchor Trevor Noah on Crowded Time Slot: Were the Only Late-Night Show With a Host of Color

The Daily Show host Trevor Noah argues he stands apart in an increasingly crowded late-night space. Were the only late-night show with a host of color,Noah told TheWrap.We are the only late-night show that has an international voice that speaks to politics, added the South Africa native. Noahs tenure at the Daily Show has come during a time when the late-night space has undergone numerous changes. When his predecessor, Jon Stewart, was the host, late-night was dominated by the likes of Jay Leno, David Letterman and Conan OBrien, with Jimmy Kimmel joining the fray in 2003.  ...Read More... https://www.thewrap.com/trevor-noah-on-crowded-late-night-space-were-the-only-late-night-show-with-a-host-of-color/

Trevor Noah Rips Steve Doocys Chain Link Fences Comment: Look Man, Were Not Idiots (Video)

On Mondays episode of The Daily Show, Trevor Noah joined the rest of the non-Fox News-audience world in making fun of Steve Doocys defense of Trump immigration policies, by imagining what would happen if his logic was applied to pro wrestling. Earlier Monday on Fox & Friends, while discussing the widely-condemned policy of separating undocumented immigrant children from parents, Doocy took issue with media video showing those children being housed in cages. Not because of the cages, but because of the word cage.   ...Read More... https://www.thewrap.com/trevor-noah-rips-steve-doocys-chain-link-fences-comments-look-man-not-idiots-video/

Trevor Noah Is a Little Turned on, but Mostly Scared by Russias World Cup Image Makeover (Video)

Marking the start of the 2018 soccer World Cup, Thursdays episode of The Daily Show took a look at the often awkward image makeover underway by host-country Russia. Now Im scared, said Trevor Noah. A little turned on, but mostly scared. Noah was talking about a troupe of elderly Russian dancers repping Russia before the throngs of foreign journalists. It feels like these super-friendly Russian grannies are trying a little too hard. Like, the nicer they are to me, the more worried I am that its all a trap, and shes gonna push me into an oven, Noah said.   ...Read More... https://www.thewrap.com/trevor-noah-the-daily-show-russias-world-cup-image-makeover-video/

Trevor Noah Spotlights Bill Clintons Mortified Co-Author During Botched Book Tour (Video)

At the end of a run-down through news that The Daily Show didnt have time to cover, Trevor Noah talked about who he really feels bad for because of Bill Clintons botched book tour Clintons co-author James Patterson. Former president Clinton and Patterson are currently making the talk show rounds in support of their jointly-written airport novel The President Is Missing, a thriller about a U.S. President who, well you can read. But the news out of these talk show appearances hasnt been about the book itself. Instead, its been about how badly really, really badly as it turns out Clinton is at answering questions about his past sexual conduct in light of the #MeToo movement.   ...Read More... https://www.thewrap.com/trevor-noah-bill-clinton-mortified-james-patterson-botched-book-tour-video/