Desi Lydic is a writer, producer and Emmy Award-nominated actress. She joined “The Daily Show” as a correspondent in September 2015 when Trevor Noah started his tenure as host. As correspondent, she won the 2020 Webby Award for “Best Web Personality/Host” and was nominated again in 2021. In April 2023, she guest hosted a week of the show and will return to host again this season. Desi starred in the viral series “Desi Lydic: Foxsplains” which earned her a 2022 Emmy Award nomination for “Outstanding Actress In A Short Form Comedy Or Drama Series.” In May 2019, she debuted her first one-hour special, “Desi Lydic: Abroad” where she set out on a global expedition – exploring how and why the U.S. has fallen so far behind much of the world when it comes to women and education, economics, health, and politics. In 2020, she explored the remarkable life and legacy of the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Presents: Remembering RBG – A Nation Ugly Cries with Desi Lydic.” Desi will next be seen starring in the upcoming film, “Space Cadet” with Emma Roberts and Gabrielle Union. Her previous credits include a starring role on MTV's hit comedy series “Awkward,” FXX's “The League” and Cameron Crowe's “We Bought a Zoo.” Desi is a professionally trained improvisational and comedic actress who studied and performed at The Groundlings and ImprovOlympic.
Dulcé Sloan has been a correspondent on "The Daily Show" since 2017, and her half-hour "Comedy Central Presents" stand-up special premiered in 2019. She was cast on the animated FOX series "The Great North," joining an ensemble of comedy heavyweights including Jenny Slate, Nick Offerman, Megan Mullally and Paul Rust. The series, from the creators of FOX's hit animated show "Bob's Burgers," premiered in 2021. She appears opposite Malin Akerman, Bella Thorne and Alec Baldwin in the indie comedy "Chick Fight." She can also be seen on OWN's four-part series "Black Women OWN the Conversation."
Ronny Chieng is a stand-up comedian and actor. He was also one of the stars of the worldwide hit movie "Crazy Rich Asians" and has appeared on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" and "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" and in The New York Times and GQ. Ronny co-wrote and starred on his sitcom "Ronny Chieng: International Student," which aired on Comedy Central and Netflix. In December 2019, Chieng released his debut smash hit Netflix stand-up comedy special "Asian Comedian Destroys America!" He firmly believes there is absolutely no way anyone is reading this.
Roy Wood Jr.
Roy Wood Jr.'s comedy has entertained millions across stage, television and radio. In addition to stand-up comedy, producing and acting, during his tenure on "The Daily Show," Roy has used the show's brand of satire to shed a light on serious issues like Chicago gun violence, police reform, LGBTQ+ discrimination, ICE deportations and PTSD in the Black community. He also appeared in a guest-starring role on the AMC series "Better Call Saul" and can be seen on "The Last O.G." on TBS and the Netflix comedy "Space Force."