'Daily Show' host Trevor Noah recovering from appendectomy

In this file photo, host Trevor Noah speaks onstage during
In this file photo, host Trevor Noah speaks onstage during "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" panel discussion at the Viacom Networks portion of the 2015 Summer TCA Tour at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 29, 2015. Noah is recovering from appendectomy and is expected on air Thursday.
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Comedy Central says "The Daily Show" host Trevor Noah underwent an emergency appendectomy Wednesday morning.

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The procedure went well and Noah was expected back on the show Thursday, the network said.

A repeat episode was to be aired Wednesday.

Noah took over as host of "The Daily Show" in September, succeeding Jon Stewart, who stepped down in August after 15 years.