Entertainment Trevor Noah’s ‘Daily Show’ contract renewed through 2022 Trevor Noah will continue as host of Comedy Central's "Daily Show" for another five years. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Brad Barket By Ivan Pereira firstname.lastname@example.org @IvanPer4 Updated September 14, 2017 7:22 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email We hope Trevor Noah finds that “Daily Show” desk chair comfy — he’s set to be parked in it for quite a while yet. Comedy Central announced Thursday that it renewed the 33-year-old host’s contract for another five years. In addition to his late night duties, Noah, who won his first Emmy this week, will also produce year-end “Daily Show” specials. “It’s really exciting to renew this contract for either five more years or until Kim Jong Un annihilates us all — whichever one comes first,” Noah said in a statement. The South Africa native took over for Jon Stewart in 2015. His tenure was hit with ratings that were not as high as his predecessor but the audience grew as he honed his take on the show. Noah was one of the final people to interview President Barack Obama before he left office. In April, it averaged 1.5 million viewers, a 13 percent jump from the same period in 2016, according to Comedy Central. By Ivan Pereira email@example.com @IvanPer4 Ivan has been a staff reporter with amNewYork since May 2012 and covers breaking news, politics and enterprise stories. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.