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Trevor Noah ‘Daily Show’ Debut: Stakes Are High For Comedy Central, and Even Higher for Ratings-Challenged Viacom

Christopher Zara, INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES NEW YORK ( – It’s difficult to overstate just how important Trevor Noah’s Monday night debut is for Viacom Inc. and for the fake-newscast genre pioneered by Viacom’s Comedy Central. At this time last year, Comedy Central ruled that genre: The hourlong block of Jon Stewart’s “Daily Show” and Stephen Colbert’s “Colbert […]