“The Daily Show With Trevor Noah” will have its first international installment with an episode hosted from Johannesburg, South Africa next month.
The show’s special episode, dubbed the “Self-Deportation Edition,” will be broadcast from FNB Stadium in Johannesburg on Sunday, Dec. 2. to celebrate the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100, which Noah is set to co-host.
Among the event’s headliners are Beyonce and Jay-Z, Ed Sheeran, Eddie Vedder, Kacey Musgraves and Pharrell Williams. Other co-hosts include “Black Panther” star Danai Gurira, Naomi Campbell, Dave Chappelle and Tyler Perry, among others.
In the special episode of “The Daily Show,” Trevor will head back to South Africa to give viewers a look at his hometown. In addition to visiting some of his old haunts, he’ll explore Nelson Mandela’s legacy in South Africa, and more.
Noah serves as executive producer on “The Daily Show” with Steve Bodow, Jen Flanz and Jill Katz, 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. Paul Pennolino is director, while. Sarah Babineau and Ari Pearce serve as executives in charge of production for Comedy Central.