TVLine Items: First Daily Show Guests, Susan Sarandon Exits Graves and More

The Daily Show Trevor Noah

Jon Stewart’s Daily Show successor won’t be totally alone at that desk when the show returns on Sept. 28.

Trevor Noah‘s first guest will be comedian Kevin Hart (Ride Along), Comedy Central announced Wednesday.

Noah’s premiere week lineup also includes Bumble founder and CEO Whitney Wolfe (Sept. 29), Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie (Sept. 30) and musician Ryan Adams (Oct. 1).

The Daily Show With Trevor Noah debuts Monday, Sept. 28, at 11/10c.

Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…

* Susan Sarandon has exited Epix’s upcoming comedy Graves due to artistic differences, according to The Hollywood Reporter. In the project — which stars Nick Nolte as a former POTUS who tries to reverse his administration’s mistakes two decades after leaving office — Sarandon was poised to play Nolte’s wife, Margaret Graves, who begins to pursue her own political aspirations during her husband’s Don Quixote-like journey.

* VH1 has renewed Basketball Wives: LA for a fifth season, ahead of its Season 4 finale on Oct. 4.