25 November 2013

South Africa: Trevor Noah Lands His Own Sitcom in U.S.

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South African comedian Trevor Noah

According to Deadline.com, South African comedian Trevor Noah has landed his own U.S. TV show, working with James Lassiter, Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith's Overbrook Entertainment.

The half-hour comedy will run at Fox, and is reportedly inspired by Noah's comedy and life. Noah will produce, according to the website.

A popular comic on the continent, where he has apparently sold more DVDs than any other stand-up, Noah crossed over to the U.S. In 2012, he became the first South African comedian to appear on The Tonight Show and has since also appeared on The Late Show.

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