The Daily Show has Hardly Changed at All, Trevor Noah’s Final Test Show Reveals
There may be a new host and a brand-new set, but Jon Stewart’s theme song is sticking around, according to the NY Times’ Dave Itzkoff, who attended the final test show. “There is still an opening act in which (Trevor) Noah lampoons the events of the day (in Thursday’s case, Pope Francis’ visit to the United States); in-studio and field segments featuring Daily Show correspondents; and interviews with cultural and political figures, like the test evening’s guest, the CNN host Fareed Zakaria,” he writes.
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I am not excited about streaming at all,” says the acclaimed movie director, adding: “I still tape movies off of television on video so I can keep my collection going.”
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