Ugandan Comedian Joseph Opio and Trevor Noah’s “The Daily Show” Wins Outstanding Talk Series At Primetime Emmy Awards

Ugandan comedian Joseph Opio, alongside South Africa’s Trevor Noah, achieved a significant milestone by winning the Outstanding Talk Series award for “The Daily Show” at the 75th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, California.

Opio, a renowned Ugandan screenwriter and comedian, celebrated this triumph as the first Ugandan to taste Emmy success through his X platform.

“He Came .He Saw. He Conquered. He quit”, Opio posted.

The awards ceremony took place on Monday, January 15, 2024, at the Peacock Theater.

Opio, a former accountant and lawyer, transitioned into comedy in Uganda, eventually partnering with Trevor Noah in New York, where he played a crucial role in Noah becoming the first black man to win this prestigious Emmy category.

The team expressed gratitude for the support and recognition, with Noah acknowledging the contributions of fellow Africans writers David Kibuuka and Joseph Opio in his acceptance speech.

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The Emmy win marks a pinnacle in Opio’s career, having written over 1,178 episodes for “The Daily Show.”

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