Samantha Bee on press freedom and Trump

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 evening 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 by way of the 2018 midterms and produce us into the 2020 election season,” Bee mentioned in an announcement. “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 by way of it.”

Bee has made a reputation for herself as one of many few feminine hosts in late evening and by being one in every of President Trump’s harshest critics.

Bee has interviewed President Barack Obama and TV character 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’ numerous platforms together with greater than 250 million YouTube views, the community mentioned.

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“Nobody does political comedy like ‘Full Frontal;’ a two-season pickup is an apparent resolution,” Thom Hinkle, TBS’ government vice chairman of unique programming mentioned in an announcement.

Bee joins different late evening hosts who’ve been essential of the president like John Oliver, Trevor Noah, Invoice Maher and Seth Meyers who’ve been signed by way of the 2020 election.

(TBS, like CNN, is owned by Time Warner.)

CNNMoney (New York) First revealed January 11, 2018: 2:25 PM ET