The popular comedian and host of The Daily Show, Trevor Noah is reteaming with M-Net to do a 13-part TV series set to broadcast next year. Currently the working title of the show is thought to be Trevor Noah Presents… in which the celebrity will showcase upcoming young comedians in SA.
Noah made the announcement about his upcoming SA show in partnership with M-Net during a press conference. He went on reiterating that M-Net was the first broadcaster in SA to allow him to have his own show on air. “I’ve had a great partnership with M-Net for many years now, M-Net was first to give me a shot to have my own TV show where I was involved in the creation of the show,” said Trevor Noah.
“We’ve always been passionate about showcasing local talent,” said Yolisa Phahle, M-Net CEO, “not just because audiences love it, but also because at M-Net we firmly believe in giving ambitious, talented and creative people a platform on which they can hone their skills.”
The show will be a platform to provide a breakthrough for young comedians who are struggling to be successful in South Africa.