‘The Daily Show’ Ratings: How the Rotating Celebrity Hosts Stacked Up

Al Franken, John Leguizamo, Sarah Silverman and the other hosts finished their tenure in late March, giving the show a 13% boost in viewership

Since Trevor Noah left “The Daily Show” in December, the late-night Comedy Central program has been cycling through various guest hosts, a bold move that has been paying off in the show’s ratings.

The first wave of guest hosts included a variety of celebrities, including Leslie Jones, Wanda Sykes, D. L. Hughley, Chelsea Handler, Sarah Silverman, Hasan Minhaj, Marlon Wayans, Kal Penn, Al Franken and John Leguizamo.

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