25 November 2013

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

Photo: OfficialTrevorNoah
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.

South Africa

Mugabe Axed From Ruling Party

Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party has axed President Robert Mugabe as leader and first secretary of the party, reports… Read more »

Copyright © 2013 allAfrica.com. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 900 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.