So Who Is Trevor Noah, the Guy Replacing Jon Stewart on The Daily Show?

South African comic prepares to take over one of the hottest seats on TV

Trevor Noah is not a household name, or at least he wasn't yesterday. The comedian has been a Daily Show contributor for all of three months, and now he's taking over the whole thing when Jon Stewart departs "sometime later this year," in the words of Comedy Central president Michele Ganeless. But the network is confident it has the right person for the job.