Hasan Minhaj: The King's Jester
Hasan Minhaj was the host and creator of the weekly comedy show Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj, a series that explored the modern cultural and political landscape with depth and sincerity through his unique comedic voice. The show received a 2019 Peabody Award, a 2019 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Motion Design, and was recognized for a 2020 Television Academy Honor.
In 2017, Minhaj earned rave reviews for his performance hosting the 2017 White House Correspondents' Dinner, and for his one-hour Netflix comedy special, Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King, which earned him a 2018 Peabody Award.
A first-generation American, Minhaj joined The Daily Show with Jon Stewart as a correspondent in November 2014, where he was Jon’s last hire. He continued on in that role after Trevor Noah took over as host the following year.