Roy Wood Jr. Leaving 'The Daily Show' After 8 Years as Correspondent | THR News Video

  • 7 months ago
Roy Wood Jr. is leaving 'The Daily Show'. The comedian and correspondent for the Comedy Central series revealed his plans to depart the show amid its search for a new host in an interview with 'NPR' published. According to Wood, his decision to leave was based on the demand of the correspondent's role on his schedule and attention, as well as a disinterest in continuing in the position while, quote, "waiting for someone else to take the top job" of host following Trevor Noah's departure last year.