THE DAILY SHOW WITH TREVOR NOAH ANNOUNCES LIVE STATE OF THE UNION EPISODE ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5 FROM 11:00-11:30 P.M. EASTERN
SOTU RESCHEDULING ALERT: THE DAILY SHOW WITH TREVOR NOAH PRESENTS
“STATE OF THE UNION 2019: UNCANCELLED”
A SPECIAL LIVE EPISODE AIRING
ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5 FROM 11:00-11:30 P.M. EASTERN
NEW YORK, January 31, 2019 –The Daily Showpreviously announced its plans to cover the State of the Union Live on January 29. Then… a lot of things happened. With the recent news of the date shifting to February 5, the late night series will now go Live that night with an aptly titled special episode, “State of Union 2019: Uncancelled” airing at 11:00 p.m. Eastern.
Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Trevor Noah will be providing immediate commentary about the President’s State of the Union address. The show’s social accounts will be providing instant reaction to our Commander-in-Chief in real time.
This marks the eighth time The Daily Show with Trevor Noah has aired LIVE, having previously done so during the 2018 Midterm Election night, the 2018 State of the Union address, throughout the 2016 Presidential Election on election night, after the presidential and vice presidential debates, and on the final nights of both the Republican and Democratic National Conventions.
Trevor Noah, Steve Bodow, Jen Flanz and Jill Katz are the Executive Producers of The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, with Justin Melkmann as Co-Executive Producer, and David Kibuuka and Zhubin Parang as producers. Max Browning, Eric Davies, Pam DePace, Ramin Hedayati and Elise Terrell are Supervising Producers. Dan Amira is the Head Writer, with Lauren Sarver Means and Daniel Radosh as Senior Writers. The series is directed by Paul Pennolino. Sarah Babineau and Ari Pearce are the Executives in Charge of Production for Comedy Central.
On July 31, 2018, The Daily Show releasedThe Daily Show with Trevor Noah Presents: The Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library book. A New York Times bestseller, the tome is an illustrated portrait of the Donald J. Trump Twitter account, with analysis and “scholarly” commentary from the writers of The Daily Show with an introduction by Trevor Noah as well as a foreword by Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Jon Meacham. It is published by Spiegel & Grau, a division of Penguin Random House.
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