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Full Frontal with Samantha Bee 

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Comedian Samantha Bee gives her own wry commentary to the contemporary issues of the day.
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Full Frontal tallies up all the latest acts of corruption in the Trump administration, tries to get the electoral college #canceled, and meets the undocumented workers formerly employed...


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Samantha Bee ...  Herself - Host 71 episodes, 2016-2019
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One of the most unique and visible comedic voices on television is coming to TBS in Full Frontal with Samantha Bee. Breaking up late-night's all-male sausage fest, this new show from the longtime Daily Show correspondent will feature Samantha's nuanced view of political and cultural issues, her sharp interview skills and her repartee with world leaders. Written by TBS

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8 February 2016 (USA) See more »

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Full Frontal with Samantha Bee (2016) was nominated for the 2018 Emmy Award in the Outstanding Variety Talk Series category, but lost to Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (2014). See more »

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Samantha Bee: The Religious Right so dominated the culture, even Bill Clinton couldn't fulfill his campaign promise to let gays serve openly in the military. And speaking of not serving in the military, George W. Bush.
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Unfunny, and not nearly as clever as she thinks she is

This woman is the latest disaster to come from the Melissa McCarthy/Amy Schumer school of "comedy": hostile, strident, but not at all funny. Hostility and stridency I can overlook in a comedian who is truly funny, but there's not a laugh in sight here. The attempts at political humor completely lack imagination or originality; Ms. Bee carefully toes the accepted liberal line and seems to lack the guts to voice any idea outside the predictable Hollywood political script. All of this is a damned shame, as a fresh witty voice would be SO welcome in this dismal election year, and I always root for female comedians to smash the "girls aren't funny" stereotype. Ms. Bee was given the perfect opportunity to succeed on both counts, but wholly fails to rise to the occasion. She's trying for edgy, but ends up merely annoying.


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