Samantha Bee will likely be on TV for the following presidential election.
TBS’ “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee” has been renewed for 2 new seasons, the community introduced on Thursday. The renewal retains Bee and her weekly late night time present on the community for this 12 months’s midterm elections and the 2020 presidential election.
“We have been lucky to begin our present in an election 12 months, and I am so grateful TBS has picked us up for 2 extra seasons which is able to see us via the 2018 midterms and produce us into the 2020 election season,” Bee mentioned in a press release. “It is promising to be an actual s**tshow and I’m relying on our viewers to coax me out of my panic bunker and get us via it.”
Bee has made a reputation for herself as one of many few feminine hosts in late night time and by being considered one of President Trump’s harshest critics.
Bee has interviewed President Barack Obama and TV persona Glenn Beck on the present. She additionally hosted “Not the White Home Correspondents’ Dinner” in April.
“Full Frontal” averages four million viewers per episode throughout TBS’ varied platforms together with greater than 250 million YouTube views, the community mentioned.
“Nobody does political comedy like ‘Full Frontal;’ a two-season pickup is an apparent choice,” Thom Hinkle, TBS’ govt vp of unique programming mentioned in a press release.
Bee joins different late night time hosts who’ve been important of the president like John Oliver, Trevor Noah, Invoice Maher and Seth Meyers who’ve been signed via the 2020 election.
(TBS, like CNN, is owned by Time Warner.)