"THE DAILY SHOW WITH TREVOR NOAH" GOES LIVE DURING THE REPUBLICAN AND DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTIONS PROVIDING LATE NIGHT'S FIRST TAKE ON TRUMP AND CLINTON ACCEPTANCE SPEECHES
"Daily Show" to Air Live on Final Night of Each Nominating Convention
Show to Simul-stream First Act of Both Live Episodes on Facebook Live
NEW YORK, July 15, 2016 - "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" will telecast live on the final nights of both the Republican National Convention (Thursday, July 21) and the Democratic National Convention (Thursday, July 28), providing the first late-night commentary on the historic acceptance speeches of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Each live episode is scheduled to begin at 11:00 p.m. ET. In addition, "The Daily Show" will simul-stream the first act of both live episodes via Facebook Live.
The two live episodes add to "The Daily Show's" extensive and unprecedented coverage of the 2016 Republican and Democratic National Conventions, the most-comprehensive and multiplatform experience of any late night show covering the quadrennial events. As previously announced, the show will feature increased convention programming, a unique on-the-ground activation in Cleveland, and an expanded reach across digital platforms Snapchat, SiriusXM and Amazon, striking new ground for late night talk shows.
"The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" currently reaches a weekly, multiplatform audience of 7.9 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 +22% for Noah's "Daily Show" vs. the comparable time period in 2014-2015 driven by massive increases across YouTube (+145%) and Facebook (+110%).
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 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" airs 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.
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