June 7, 2018

Samantha Bee Addresses The Cunt Thing: “I’m a comedian”

Tonight Samantha Bee returned to the air with an all-new episode of Full Frontal. As might be expected, she apologized but she maintained her Samantha Bee-ness […]
June 4, 2018

Jon Stewart Defends Samantha Bee During Clusterfest

During a Q&A session with Peter Hartlaub of the San Francisco Chronicle at Comedy Central’s Clusterfest this weekend, Jon Stewart defended Samantha Bee’s “Feckless Cunt” comment. […]
May 17, 2017

Tracy Morgan TBS Series Peek Grabs Huge Reaction at Upfronts; Media Buyers Given First Look at Louis C.K. – Albert Brooks Series

Today during the Media Upfront presentation, ad reps and the media were treated to a look at what’s coming soon for the various Turner networks including […]
February 2, 2017

Samantha Bee Plans to Host Opposite the Correspondents’ Dinner; Gets an Official Response

Anyone who’s watched Full Frontal with Samantha Bee on TBS knows that Bee is a big advocate for journalistic integrity. She’s made quite clear just how […]
November 17, 2016

‘Full Frontal with Samantha Bee’ Picked Up for Second Season

It looks like the executives over at TBS are well aware that they’ve got a good thing going with Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, having announced […]
November 11, 2016

Full Frontal Episode Review: …And Samantha Bee After

As you might suppose, what with your steel-trap mind and uncanny flair for dee-ductive reasoning, this article represents the continuation of an earlier one about the […]
October 8, 2016

Samantha Bee Video Mocks Trump’s Viral Pussygate

It’s a tragedy for late night writers and hosts when a major scandal goes down on a Friday afternoon and it’s 3 whole days till they’re on […]
August 3, 2016

Full Frontal Episode Review: Samantha Bee: A Quick Hello, then, Goodbye Again

After taking some time off, since, after all, we are in the middle of summer, Full Frontal gave us a new broadcast Monday night, only to […]
July 27, 2016

Samantha Bee Didn’t Like TBS’ Twitter Joke, So She Told Them To Delete It… and They Did.

Samantha Bee of TBS’ “Full Frontal” defended presidential candidate Hillary Clinton yesterday by nudging her network to delete a tweet mocking the senator’s laugh. The tweet […]
June 29, 2016

Full Frontal Episode Review: Samantha Bee: BREXIT and Beyond

When you consider the startling nature of the recent news from overseas, it is not surprising that host Samantha Bee decided to open her latest edition […]
June 22, 2016

Full Frontal Episode Review: Samantha Bee Goes Three for Three

Samantha Bee Goes Three for Three Among the comedic political commentators I follow, I notice they have their good days and their bad days; their brilliant […]
June 15, 2016

Full Frontal Episode Review: Samantha Bee Shines Light on the Sunshine State

Like everybody else in the business of creating comedy, Samantha Bee began her most recent show with a reference to the horrific massacre in Orlando. Unlike […]
June 13, 2016

Louis C.K. Addresses ‘Gawker’ Allegations, and Confirms ‘Louie’ Series Is Done, in Candid Interview with NY Magazine

The cover story of today’s issue of New York Magazine features an in-depth interview with comedian and actor Louis C.K. The comic sat down with NY Mag’s David Marchese to discuss a myriad of topics: C.K’s feelings on Horace and Pete and how it was received, his opinions on the current presidential election, his thoughts on click bait and internet discourse, the rumors about him that Gawker circulated last year, and how cutting the internet out of his life has affected his masturbation tendencies.
May 25, 2016

Samantha Bee’s Grandmother Warned Her Never to Give Blowjobs

Samantha Bee told Conan on Tuesday night that she is open with her kids. She listens to Howard Stern in the morning with the kids, and this leads to them having a lot of questions-- questions she is willing to answer.
May 18, 2016

Episode Review: Samantha Bee at the Top of Her Game

  In the May 16th episode of Full Frontal, host Samantha Bee gave us three very entertaining looks at what are actually serious subjects. It was […]
April 27, 2016

Review: Samantha Bee is Right on the Money, but not Much Else

Okay, before I start in with my lukewarm review of the April 24th broadcast of Full Frontal on TBS, let me put out this qualifier I have used before and will probably have to use again: mediocre Samantha Bee is exponentially better than the best of all possible episodes of Big Brother or The Bachelor or the reality TV crowd’s all-time fave, Assholes Yelling at Idiots. That said, the most recent Full Frontal did not exactly light what would have been my Lucky if I still smoked.
April 12, 2016

Episode Review: Samantha Bee Gives Us All the Hot Poop

For an old fogey like your narrator, the word poop has always had a secondary slang definition of news or information. In that regard, the host of Full Frontal’s April 11th broadcast certainly did that, as she generally does, with a decidedly comedic slant.
April 5, 2016

Comedian Michelle Wolf to Join The Daily Show

The Daily Show has expanded it’s roster of writers today with Comedy Central’s announcement that comedian Michelle Wolf will join the team.
April 4, 2016

TBS Orders a Year’s Worth of ‘Full Frontal with Samantha Bee

Only seven episodes into its thirteen-episode order,  Full Frontal with Samantha Bee has been renewed by TBS through the rest of 2016, The Hollywood Reporter  has announced. […]
March 15, 2016

Review: Samantha Bee and the Bluegrass Goober

What, you may well wonder, is this joker talking about? I am referring to a good portion of Samantha Bee’s most recent stint on Full Frontal, this past Monday night on TBS. She did a scathing segment on current Kentucky governor Matt Bevin
March 9, 2016

Review: This Week on Full Frontal with Samantha Bee

I had known about Samantha Bee’s new show, Full Frontal, from the time of its debut, but it was only with the March 7th episode that I actually started to follow it. Part of the confusion was that Ms. Bee had been billed as the only female late night “talk show host.”
March 3, 2016

Can We Survive This Election Without Jon Stewart?

The year was 2000. A presidential election had just ended in, what, a tie? Somewhere between the recounts and the hanging chads, we were watching our country come unglued. No one knew how to process what was happening. No one except Jon Stewart.
March 1, 2016

Salon Gives Love To Samantha Bee and Throws Shade at Trevor Noah

The geniuses over at Comedy Central keep their jobs despite losing Jon Stewart, Steven Colbert and Jon Oliver. Now Salon.com is making the case that letting Samantha Bee get away should leave Comedy Central execs sobbing as well.
February 9, 2016

Samantha Bee Changes the Late Night Game

Forget everything you know about Late Night shows, Samantha Bee just changed the game.
August 7, 2015

We All Got To Witness Jon Stewart’s Moment Of Zen. The Last Daily Show.

It's over. After 16 years as host of The Daily Show, Jon Stewart ended his legendary run with the show he made an international sensation. For his last show on the air, we had just four segments left with the man who became a news source for an entire generation. Just over an hour with a man who helped shape the opinions of so many people and launched the careers of superstars in the comedy world today.
August 6, 2015

Ranking The Daily Show Correspondents: The Top 15

Jon Stewart ends his seventeen-year run at The Daily Show tonight. His legacy lives on, not just within the context of the show, but in the countless stars that Stewart has helped launch. The correspondents are an invaluable part of the show that became the defining late-night show of the generation. Other than maybe Lorne Michaels, no one person and show has generated as many comedy stars as Stewart and The Daily Show. Here are fifteen of the best Daily Show correspondents.
May 2, 2015

The Daily Show Says Goodbye Samantha Bee With Six Minutes of Memorable Clips

Last night Jon Stewart said goodbye to the longest serving member of the Daily Show news team, Samantha Bee, with a six minute long tribute sharing some of the great moments in Bee history. Samantha is leaving to host her own show on TBS as part of their late night lineup.