Trevor Noah Undergoes Emergency Surgery

'Daily Show' host takes a day off after appendectomy procedure

Trevor Noah, host of The Daily Show on Comedy Central, underwent an emergency appendectomy early Wednesday, and so the cable net will air a rerun in the Daily Show’s Wednesday slot.

“We’re happy to report the procedure went well and he is currently recuperating from the surgery,” said Comedy Central in a statement

The network expects Noah, and a new episode, will be ready to roll Thursday.

Tweeted @ComedyCentralPR: "Feel better."

The South African comic took over the show Sept. 28 after a long run by Jon Stewart.