NEW YORK, January 4, 2016 – “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” is kicking off 2016 with a fresh version of its iconic theme song “Dog on Fire” which has been by produced by Timbaland and King Logan and mixed by Chris Godbey. It will premiere tonight when all-new episodes return at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT.
“Dog on Fire” was originally written and performed by Bob Mould (Hüsker Dü, Sugar). It has been “The Daily Show’s” theme song since the series inception in 1996 with host Craig Kilborn which was then re-recorded by the band They Might Be Giants shortly after Jon Stewart began his tenure in 1999. Now with Trevor Noah as host, this newest version of “Dog on Fire” is produced by the multi-talented team of Timbaland and King Logan and mixed Chris Godbey who have worked with everyone from Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z to Drake and Jennifer Hudson.
“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. Viewers can follow “The Daily Show” on Twitter (4 million followers) and become a fan of “The Daily Show” on Facebook (5 million fans) and Instagram (215K followers). Fans can follow Trevor Noah on Twitter (2.9 million followers), Facebook (2.8 million fans) and Instagram (600K followers).
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 Hillary Kun and Stuart Miller as Co-Executive Producers. Pam DePace, Justin Melkmann, and Baratunde Thurston are Supervising Producers. Zhubin Parang is the Head Writer with Daniel Radosh as Senior Writer. The series is directed by Chuck O’Neil.
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