COMEDY CENTRAL'S(R) "THE DAILY SHOW WITH TREVOR NOAH" ANNOUNCES LIVE DEBATE COVERAGE
"The Daily Show" to Telecast LIVE at 11:00 p.m. ET following the Presidential Debates on September 26 and October 19 and the Vice Presidential Debate on October 4
First Act of Each LIVE Episode will Simul-stream on Facebook Live
NEW YORK, September 15, 2016 - "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" will telecast LIVE on Monday, September 26, Tuesday, October 4 and Wednesday, October 19 at its regularly scheduled time of 11:00 p.m. ET to provide instant analysis and late-night's first commentary about the Presidential Debates between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump and the Vice Presidential Debate between Tim Kaine and Mike Pence. As part of its ongoing "Democalypse 2016" coverage of the presidential campaign and election season, "The Daily Show" will also simul-stream the first act of the LIVE episodes via Facebook Live. "The Daily Show" most recently went live on the final nights of both the 2016 Republican and Democratic National Conventions, simul-streaming the first acts of the live episodes via Facebook Live.
"The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" currently reaches a weekly, multiplatform audience of 8.1 million viewers across linear, VOD, digital and mobile. Since its premiere, it is the most-watched late-night talk show among millennial men (18-34, 18-24) and #2 among all millennials. Multiplatform streams are up +52% for Noah's "Daily Show" vs. the comparable time period in 2014-2015 driven by massive increases across YouTube (+199%) and Facebook (+225%).
Trevor Noah, Steve Bodow, Jen Flanz, Tim Greenberg, Jill Katz and Adam Lowitt are the Executive Producers of "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" with Ian Berger, Pam DePace, Ramin Hedayati, Justin Melkmann and Elise Terrell as Supervising Producers. Zhubin Parang is the Head Writer with Daniel Radosh as Senior Writer. The series is directed by Chuck O'Neil.
"The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" airs Mondays-Thursdays at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central and is available to stream the following day on thedailyshow.com and the Comedy Central App. Viewers can follow "The Daily Show" on Twitter (4.5M followers), Instagram (445K followers) and Snapchat and by becoming a fan of "The Daily Show" on Facebook (5.8M fans). Fans can follow Trevor Noah on Twitter (4.6M followers), Facebook (3.2M fans) and Instagram (1M followers).
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