Trevor Noah, a South African comedian little known to US audiences, will replace Jon Stewart as the host of the Emmy Award-winning, late-night parody newscast 'The Daily Show,' Comedy Central said on Monday.The Viacom Inc-owned network said it selected Noah, 31, because he is an "enormous talent" and "wickedly funny." His premiere will be announced at a later date.Hailing from the township of Soweto, Noah joined "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" as a contributor in late 2014.
JOHANNESBURG Best-selling boy band One Direction bounded onto the stage in Johannesburg Saturday for their first show since fans across the world were plunged into teenage distress over heartthrob Zayn Malik quitting the group.A deafening wall of excited screams greeted the remaining four members of the British-Irish group, who have earned a global following since bursting onto the scene in a television talent show in 2010.Adoring young fans said they feared the departure of Malik, 22,
LONDON: The hugely successful British period drama "Downton Abbey" will wind up after the sixth season, its executive producer said on Thursday, but a possible movie version cannot be ruled out."There's so many different explanations" for the decision, Gareth Neame said in a conference call with reporters. "I think our feeling is that it's good to quit while you're ahead."Creator Julian Fellowes, the sole writer of the drama about an aristocratic British household in the early 20th century,