We were planning on talking about the Roast of Justin Bieber all day but we were instantly distracted once Comedy Central announced this morning that Trevor Noah will be the next host of The Daily Show!

The 31-year old South African comedian joined The Daily Show as a contributor in 2014 and must have been the type of guy who never called in sick and always brought treats because this is a HUGE promotion. It also helps that he’s smart, hilarious, internationally-renowned and handsome.




 “It’s an honor to follow Jon Stewart. He and the team at ‘The Daily Show’ have created an incredible show whose impact is felt all over the world,” said Noah. “In my brief time with the show they’ve made me feel so welcome. I’m excited to get started and work with such a fantastic group of people.”

Said Jon Stewart: “I’m thrilled for the show and for Trevor. He’s a tremendous comic and talent that we’ve loved working with…In fact, I may rejoin as a correspondent just to be a part of it!!!

There’s still no exact takeover date, but Comedy Central assures us it will be sometime later this year. Let’s start getting accustomed to his brand of comedy NOW: