Trevor Noah is the most successful comedian in Africa. He hosts the Emmy® and Peabody® Award-winning "The Daily Show," which received three 2018 Emmy® nominations, including Outstanding Variety Talk Series, Outstanding Interactive Program and Outstanding Short Form Variety Series. Noah's latest stand-up special "Son of Patricia" was released in 2018. His other stand-up specials include "Afraid of the Dark" (2017), "Lost in Translation" (2016) and "African American" (2013). In 2019, Noah will cross North America on his Loud & Clear arena tour and will release the paperback version of his 2016 New York Times best seller "Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood" as well as an adaptation for young readers. Noah has several projects in development via his Day Zero Productions, including a feature film adaptation of "Born a Crime" and a half-hour comedy at CC.
Desi Lydic is a professionally trained improvisational and comedic actress who studied and performed at The Groundlings and ImprovOlympic. She had a starring role on MTV's hit comedy series "Awkward." and her other credits include FXX's "The League" and Cameron Crowe's "We Bought a Zoo."
In 2018, Dulcé Sloan was named on Variety magazine's list of "10 Comedians to Watch." She has also been named by Rolling Stone as one of the "10 Comedians You Need to Know" and one of Time Out L.A.'s "Comedians to Watch." Sloan was the 2016 NBC Stand-Up Showcase Winner, a Montreal Just For Laughs New Face and a Comedian to Watch on "The Steve Harvey Show." She was voted runner-up in Atlanta's Laughing Skull Comedy Festival in 2015. In addition to being cast on FOX's "Type A" and NBC's "Dumb Prince," she has been on MTV's "Acting Out," Comedy Central's "@midnight," TBS's "Conan" and truTV's "Comedy Knockout." She's also made multiple appearances as a correspondent on "E! News Daily." Sloan recently taped her half hour for Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents.VIDEOS
Jaboukie Young-White is a comedian and correspondent on "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah." He appeared in the Sony feature "Rough Night" and the Netflix feature "Set It Up." He was selected as a Comic to Watch at the 2017 New York Comedy Festival and as an Up Next comedian for Comedy Central's Clusterfest as well as being named one of Vulture/New York Magazine's 2017 "Comedians You Should and Will Know" and to Rolling Stone's "25 Under 25." He was also named one of Variety's 2018 "10 Comics to Watch" and performed at the magazine's Comics to Watch Showcase at Just For Laughs in Montreal. He has performed stand-up on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" and recently taped his half hour for "Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents."
A stand-up veteran who has appeared on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," "Conan," "Late Night with Seth Meyers" and "@midnight," Michael Kosta has been a fixture on TV since his breakout performance at HBO's U.S. Comedy Arts Festival. Prior to "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah," Kosta co-created, produced and starred in "The Comment Section," guest-hosted "Attack of the Show" and co-hosted "Crowd Goes Wild" with Regis Philbin. He also served as a correspondent on "The Soup" spin-off series "The Soup Investigates." Kosta starred in his own stand-up special for "Comedy Central Presents" and released his comedy album "Comedy for Attractive People" in 2015. He was also recently seen on CC's "This Week at the Comedy Cellar" and "This Is Not Happening."VIDEOS
Ronny Chieng is a Chinese stand-up comedian and actor born in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, and raised in Manchester, NH, and Singapore. He was hired as a correspondent on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" in 2015. Chieng co-wrote and stars on "Ronny Chieng: International Student." He can also be seen in the feature film "Crazy Rich Asians." Since his debut in 2009, he has had four sold-out stand-up tours, including shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Soho Theatre in London, Sydney Opera House, Melbourne Town Hall and the Enmore Theatre in Sydney. Chieng's writing and acting credits include "Problems," "Legally Brown," "It's a Date," "Kinne" and more. His stand-up comedy specials include "The Ron Way," "Can You Do This? No You Can't.," "Chieng Reaction" and "You Don't Know What You're Talking About."
Roy Wood Jr. began his comedy career in 1999 at the age of 19. He joined The World's Fakest News Team in 2015 as a correspondent. In 2017, he was named the host of Comedy Central's series "This Is Not Happening." His first CC one-hour stand-up special "Father Figure" premiered in 2017; his second special "No One Loves You" premiered in 2019. In 2006, Wood made his network television debut on the "Late Show with David Letterman." In 2008, he appeared on HBO's "Def Comedy Jam" and was later selected by America as one of the top three finalists on "Last Comic Standing" on NBC. Wood has also appeared on "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson," "Conan," "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," "Late Night with Seth Meyers" and "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert." He currently has a pilot in development with Comedy Central.
Born in London to Nigerian parents, Gina Yashere broke into the American comedy scene in 2007 on "Last Comic Standing." She's been named one of the top 10 rising talents by The Hollywood Reporter and is the only British comic to ever appear on "Def Comedy Jam." The U.K.'s Black Entertainment & Comedy Awards named her Best Comedian four years in a row, and she has performed several times at the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival. Yashere's stand-up specials include "Ticking Boxes" (2017) and "Skinny B*tch" (2010).
In 1996, Lewis Black began a segment on "The Daily Show," which evolved into Back in Black. Since then, Black has taped four specials for the "Comedy Central Presents" series, co-created "Last Laugh with Lewis Black" and presided over "Lewis Black's The Root of All Evil." Black's stand-up albums include "In God We Rust" (2012), "Stark Raving Black" (2011), "The Carnegie Hall Performance" (2007) and "The White Album" (2000). He's also filmed two specials for HBO: "Black on Broadway" and "Red, White and Screwed."
Neal Brennan is an Emmy Award-nominated writer, director, producer and stand-up comedian. Along with Dave Chappelle, he co-created "Chappelle's Show" and cowrote the cult classic "Half Baked." His first hour-long stand-up special, "Women and Black Dudes," premiered on Comedy Central in 2014. He's also performed stand-up on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," "Late Night with Seth Meyers" and "Conan." Brennan worked as a creative consultant on "The Daily Show" before becoming a contributor in 2017. That same year, his stand-up special "3Mics" premiered on Netflix.