The Daily Show With Trevor Noah Will Be Broadcasting From UPenn During the DNC!
“The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” is primed and ready to spend a week in the City of Brotherly Love when it hits the road to cover the 2016 Democratic and Republican National Conventions, producing a special week of shows in each city. “The Daily Show’s” coverage of the 2016 DNC will be telecast daily from the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Pennsylvania from Tuesday, July 26 through Friday, July 29. The weeklong special Philadelphia convention coverage is scheduled to premiere nightly at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central.
Tickets for the tapings are free and only available through the dedicated “Daily Show” convention ticket website and not through the Annenberg Center. Tickets for the general public in Philadelphia can be requested via dailyshow.com/DNCtickets.
Penn students have access to a special ticket lottery April 14-28, offering 800 students guaranteed seats and VIP entry*. Several weeks after the lottery has closed, winners will receive tickets and
day-of instructions directly from the Daily Show by email. Those who don’t win the lottery will be notified. More information and the link to enter the lottery are available at AnnenbergCenter.org/dailyshow.
“The University of Pennsylvania is proud to welcome The Daily Show to our campus during the Democratic National Convention. We hope visitors, students, and local residents will enjoy the show and be part of this exciting event,” said Craig R. Carnaroli, Executive Vice President of the University of Pennsylvania.
This marks the 5th time the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning series’ has gone on the road to cover the National Conventions and second time it has traveled to Philadelphia (previously the 2000 Republican National Convention). It also is the 12th time the series has taken its critically-acclaimed election coverage on the road for a special week of episodes.
“The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” airs Mondays-Thursdays at 11:00 p.m. on Comedy Central and is available to stream the following day on thedailyshow.com and the Comedy Central App. “The Daily Show” is a 23-time Emmy® Award-winner (including a record ten consecutive wins for program) with a grand total of 60 Primetime Emmy® nominations. The series is also a two-time winner of the prestigious Peabody® Award for Excellence in Broadcasting.
Trevor Noah, Steve Bodow, Jen Flanz, Tim Greenberg, Jill Katz and Adam Lowitt are the Executive Producers of “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” with Ian Berger, Pam DePace, Justin Melkmann, Elise Terrell and Baratunde Thurston as Supervising Producers. Zhubin Parang is the Head Writer with Daniel Radosh as Senior Writer. The series is directed by Chuck O’Neil.