Netflix has turned to Hasan Minhaj of The Daily Show to present a new weekly talk show. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the show will be an "opportunity for the comedian to explore modern cultural and political landscapes with depth and sincerity." It is expected that the program not yet announced will begin later this year, and Minhaj will move. of The Daily Show this summer.
Minhaj is an experienced comedian whose accomplishments include performing at the 2017 White House Correspondent dinner and launching his first stand-up special, Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King, on Netflix. "I am delighted to join the Netflix family as the country prepares for another election season, and like you, I can not wait to find out who Putin is this time," Minhaj said.
The broadcast service has already been committed to 32 episodes of the talk show. The news comes shortly after Netflix accessed another of the correspondents of The Daily Show, Michelle Wolf, for a series at dawn.