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'The Daily Show's' bumpy transition from Jon Stewart to Trevor Noah

'The Daily Show's' bumpy transition from Jon Stewart to Trevor Noah

When Trevor Noah took over “The Daily Show” at the end of September, critics mostly responded with ambivalence. They knew replacing Jon Stewart would require patience, but many were still lukewarm to Noah’s early episodes.

"The Disappointing Shallowness of Trevor Noah's' 'Daily Show'" read a headline from a December review on The Awl’s comedy-focused blog, Splitsider. “Noah seems to trade in caricatures of politicians and nothing more,” read a negative

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