Trevor Noah Receives Emmy Nomination for Netflix Special
Comedian Trevor Noah has received an Emmy nomination for his Netflix special “Trevor Noah: I Wish You Would” in the Outstanding Variety Special category. Noah shared the exciting news with his followers on Twitter.
Noah Expresses Gratitude for Emmy Nomination
In a tweet, Noah expressed his gratitude for the nomination and his amazement at being in the same category as other talented individuals such as Carol Burnett, Lizzo, John Mulaney, Norman Lear, and Wanda Sykes. He thanked everyone who watched his special and voted for him.
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Also Receives Emmy Nods
In addition to his personal nomination, “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” also received Emmy nods for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series and Outstanding Picture Editing for Variety Programming. Noah expressed his gratitude for the honor and congratulated everyone behind the scenes at “The Daily Show.”
Trevor Noah Makes History with Erasmus Prize Win
Trevor Noah made history when he became the first comedian to win the prestigious Erasmus Prize in nearly 60 years. Before him, the only comic to win the prize was Charlie Chaplin in 1965. Noah was also the first South African to win the prize.
Noah Awarded for Contribution to “In Praise of Folly”
The foundation awarded Noah the prize for his inspired contribution to the theme “In Praise of Folly,” named after Erasmus’s most famous book filled with humor, social criticism, and political satire. The jury praised Noah’s sharp-minded, mocking yet inclusive political comedy as upholding the “Erasmian Spirit.”
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