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[04/04/16 - 09:23 AM]
"The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" Taps Michelle Wolf as Newest Contributor and Writer
Wolf is a New York-based writer and stand-up comedian who most recently worked as a writing supervisor on "Late Night with Seth Meyers," where she also made her late-night television debut as a comic in July 2014.

[via press release from Comedy Central]

"THE DAILY SHOW WITH TREVOR NOAH" TAPS COMEDIAN MICHELLE WOLF AS NEWEST CONTRIBUTOR AND WRITER ON COMEDY CENTRAL'S(R) LATE NIGHT FRANCHISE

NEW YORK, April 4, 2016 - "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" adds Michelle Wolf as an on-air contributor and writer, it was announced today by Trevor Noah, Executive Producer, Writer and Host of the program. Wolf is the latest contributor to join "The Daily Show's" "The Best F#@ing News Team."

Wolf (@michelleisawolf) is a New York-based writer and stand-up comedian who most recently worked as a writing supervisor on "Late Night with Seth Meyers," where she also made her late-night television debut as a comic in July 2014. Wolf appeared regularly on "Late Night" in various bits and as the popular reoccurring character she created, "Grown-Up Annie." She has also made numerous appearances on Comedy Central's "@midnight." Additionally, Wolf created and starred in two Comedy Central digital series, "Used People" and "Now Hiring." She was named to Vulture's list of "50 Comedians You Should Know in 2015; Time Out New York listed her as one of "The Top 10 Funniest Women in NYC;" Complex Magazine put Wolf on their list of "50 Funniest Comedians on Twitter;" and she was selected as one of the "New Faces of Comedy" for the 2014 Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal.

Wolf headlines comedy clubs and colleges all over the United States. She has performed at the Riot LA Comedy Festival and as part of the San Francisco Sketchfest Dozen. This past summer Wolf continued the festival circuit with performances at Moontower, Bonnaroo and the Dublin Comedy Festival.

"The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" airs on Mondays-Thursdays at 11:00 p.m. 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 (4.1 million followers), Instagram (299K followers) and Snapchat and by becoming a fan of "The Daily Show" on Facebook (5.3 million fans). Fans can follow Trevor Noah on Twitter (3.2 million followers), Facebook (2.9 million fans) and Instagram (782K followers).

"The Daily Show" is a 23-time Emmy(R) Award-winner (including a record ten consecutive wins for program) with a grand total of 60 Primetime Emmy(R) nominations. The series is also a two-time winner of the prestigious Peabody(R) Award for Excellence in Broadcasting.

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, Justin Melkmann, Elise Terrell and Baratunde Thurston as Supervising Producers. Zhubin Parang is the Head Writer with Daniel Radosh as Senior Writer. The series is directed by Chuck O'Neil.

Available on-air, online and on-the-go, Comedy Central (www.cc.com) is the #1 brand in comedy and is owned by, and is a registered trademark of, Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA and VIAB).

Viacom is home to premier global media brands that create compelling television programs, motion pictures, short-form video, apps, games, consumer products, social media and other entertainment content for audiences in 180 countries. Viacom's media networks, including Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, MTV, VH1, Spike, BET, CMT, TV Land, Nick at Nite, Nick Jr., Channel 5 (UK), Logo, Nicktoons, TeenNick and Paramount Channel, reach a cumulative 3.4 billion television subscribers worldwide. Paramount Pictures is a major global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment.

For more information about Viacom and its businesses, visit www.viacom.com. Keep up with Viacom news by following Viacom's blog at blog.viacom.com and Twitter feed at www.twitter.com/Viacom.





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