Let’s be honest, what can you really tell from 30 minutes of a first show, especially when it seems like a quarter of it is filled with ads for movies?
You certainly can’t judge whether or not someone has what it takes to adequately fill even part of the space once occupied by an iconic performer who changed the culture of late night – and maybe the relationships between TV and politics in American life forever.
Trevor Noah brought big energy to the premiere of “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” last night. But that’s not hard when there is as much anticipation and interest in a debut as there was for his.
He also brought a likeability and even charm to the seat that...