NEW YORK, November 5, 2019 – As part of its ongoing “Votegasm 2020” coverage of the presidential campaign, The Daily Show with TrevorNoah will welcome Democratic presidential candidates Cory Booker and Julián Castro as guests on Tuesday, November 5 and Wednesday, November 6, respectively. The late night franchise will also be live on Wednesday, November 20 at 11:00 p.m. ET, providing instant analysis and late night’s earliest commentary about the Democratic Party’s fifth round of presidential primary debates. MSNBC anchor and author Alicia Menendez will be the show’s guest that night. The Daily Show will react to the debate in real time across its social media accounts.
Throughout the first four rounds of debates, The Daily Show’s digital content has resonated in a big way with fans, making it the most engaged late night series on social media (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter) for each of the previous debate nights. For the calendar year to-date, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah has earned over 2.4 billion streams across YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, a 20% year-over-year increase, making it the most socially engaged late night show in its competitive set, and gained more than four million new social followers. For the most recently concluded quarter, The Daily Show is the #1 daily late night talk show on television among millennials (18-34).
The November 20th episode will mark the 16th time The Daily Show with Trevor Noah has aired live, having done so following the previous six 2020 Democratic debate nights, the 2018 and 2019 State of the Union Addresses, the night of the 2018 midterm elections, throughout the 2016 Presidential Election season, including the final nights of the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, after the Presidential and Vice Presidential debates, and election night.
Trevor Noah, Jen Flanz and Jill Katz are the Executive Producers of The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, with Justin Melkmann as Co-Executive Producer. Max Browning, Eric Davies, Pam DePace, Ramin Hedayati, David Kibuuka and Elise Terrell are Supervising Producers, and Jocelyn Conn and Zhubin Parang are 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, Ari Pearce and Michael Stanger are the Executives in Charge of Production for Comedy Central.