In order to succeed Jon Stewart as host of the show in 2015, the comedian emerged from near anonymity.

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At the New York television show's Thursday night taping, Noah shared his plans with the audience.

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It was unclear when his real exit would occur at the time.

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whether or whether the Paramount Global cable network has started to think about a replacement

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A spokesperson for Noah named Jill Fritzo could not be reached right away for comment.

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In its ongoing effort to reshape culture via witty and biting social criticism, "The Daily Show"

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As TV's late-night lineup has started to dwindle, Noah's plans to leave have come to light.

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There are a number of prospective Noah successors on Comedy Central's roster.

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After Bee and Singh's "Desus & Mero," Noah's departure implies that late-night programming will be less diversified.

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