Leslie Jones, more hosts fill in on 'The Daily Show': See the lineup – USA TODAY

Goodbye Trevor Noah. Hello Leslie Jones … and Wanda Sykes … and D.L. Hughley. 
A roster of guest hosts that have been tapped to helm Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” following Noah’s departure in December. And their turns begin Tuesday.
While fans wait for the network to announce a permanent host, here’s what to expect at the long-running current events program until then.
“Saturday Night Live” alum Jones is the first guest host to jump in, and her week begins Tuesday. The comedian appeared on “The View” Monday and gave viewers a taste of what “Daily Show” fans can expect.
“Oh, I’m not going to be nice. It’s time,” she teased. “Black women run stuff and sometimes people do listen to us when we come out. It’s like, ‘Yeah, it’s time for y’all to stop acting this way. Let’s behave now and act like we got some sense.’ And I ain’t scared to tap that (expletive).”
But Jones also said she wouldn’t be interested in the permanent gig because talking politics every day would “bring her down.”
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Comedy Central has slated several comedians to fill Noah’s shoes for the foreseeable future. Here is the upcoming guest-host schedule:
Al Franken, John Leguizamo, Hasan Minhaj, Kal Penn and Marlon Wayans are also expected to take turns hosting; their dates have not yet been announced.
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Comedy Central has yet to announce a new permanent host of the show. 
Noah announced he was leaving “The Daily Show” during a taping on Sept. 29.
“After the seven years, my time is up, but in the most beautiful way, honestly. I’ve loved hosting this show,” he said, reflecting on the network’s “crazy choice” to bring him in. “But after seven years I feel like it’s time.”
He later said he was looking forward to traveling and having more time for himself.
“There’s one thing in life you never get back and that’s time,” Noah said. “I now find myself excited at getting back to doing a few of the things that I did around the world that I really loved.”
On Friday, Noah is making good on his word by kicking off his 28-city North American stand-up tour titled the “Off The Record Tour.”
Noah bid farewell to “The Daily Show” on Dec. 8 with a “special shoutout to Black women.”
“I always tell people, if you truly want to learn about America, talk to Black women.” He said that this is because, “unlike everybody else, Black women can’t afford to (expletive) around and find out.”
“Black people understand how hard it is when things go bad, especially in America or anywhere where Black people exist,” he said, adding that Black women in particular “know what happens if things do not go the way they should.”
“I’ll tell you now, do yourself a favor: If you truly want to know what to do or how to do it or maybe the best way or the most equitable way, talk to Black women,” he continued. “They’re a lot of the reason that I’m here.”
Trevor Noah’s last day: Comedian ends 7-year run as ‘The Daily Show’ host with ‘special shoutout to Black women’
“The Daily Show” was hosted by Craig Kilborn from 1996 to 1998 and Jon Stewart from 1999 to 2015. Noah took over the show in 2015.
Contributing: Charles Trepany


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