Exactly two months before his Sept. 28 “Daily Show” debut, and just about one week prior to Jon Stewart’s final bow, Trevor Noah entertained a crowd full of reporters and critics at an intimate comedy show hosted by Comedy Central Tuesday evening, as a special event for the annual Television Critics Association press tour. Click the link below for more.
- Trevor’s Scrutiny
2. Tina Says It’s Good
Echoing the earlier sentiments of comedians like David Letterman and Jon Stewart, Tina Fey thinks there’s a silver lining in Donald Trump’s headline-grabbing run for the presidency. At the T.C.A.’s summer TV press tour, Fey was asked to comment on the fact that Trump is currently leading in the polls. Her view? “It’s great for comedy!” And the woman who famously lampooned (and possibly helped derail) Sarah Palin’s 2008 campaign should know. Click the link below to read more.
3. Tig Notaro!!!
The stand-up comedian — currently the subject of an HBO comedy special and a Netflix documentary — is set to star in and co-write a semiautobiographical comedy for Amazon, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Click the link below for more details.