By: Ashlee Wilson | Tue 29 Sep 2015, 15:31
South Africa’s celebrities took to social media to get behind Trevor Noah after his The Daily Show debut.
Trevor Noah’s debut on The Daily show is causing a whirlwind of awesome SA support. With show airing on Tuesday 29 September at 21:00 on Comedy Central (DStv Channel 122), Comedy Central hosted an exclusive premiere to give SA viewers a taste of things to come.
Understandably, Trevor earned rave reviews from his fellow comedians.
Nicholas Goliath (@nickgoliath) said it was the best show he’s ever seen: “I’m now an avid viewer – Trevor is the perfect person for this job!”
When asked how he felt when he first saw Trevor on screen, he said: “I literally got goosebumps. As a comedian in South Africa I never thought this was possible, Trevor’s shown us that you can do whatever you want, you can be the host of The Daily Show!”
Tats Nkonzo (@TatsNkonzo) described it as "...beautiful. Right amount of risks; perfect amount of funny! We watched him from South Africa and we thought: ‘That’s our guy!’ He was still himself, just amped up!'”
Speaking about his own reaction to Trevor's debut Tatz said: “I stood up like I was there! Standing ovation; it’s just that amazing!”
Dusty Rich (@DustyRich) said he felt amazed and inspired. “He’s broken the roof so that us little comedic cockroaches can crawl through. We’re gonna have the whole world looking at our stand-ups so I’m excited! We’re absolutely gonna destroy comedy worldwide!”
Meanwhile, many other South African celebs to social media to get show their support for Trevor Noah Day:
Calm, confident, collected and a killer opening show with what many have reviewed as one of the best debuts as a host - Congrats @Trevornoah— Maps Maponyane (@MapsMaponyane) September 29, 2015
You can catch The Daily Show with Trevor Noah on Tuesday 29 September at 21:00 on Comedy Central (DStv Channel 122).