She virtually came out of nowhere on the U.S. channel of TBS. An unknown trying to cut her way through the wake of Jon Stewart and the rise of John Oliver, Seth Meyers and Stephen Colbert. Her name – Samantha Bee, Her result – absolute home run.
The gifted social commentator has fast become one of the most popular voices on American television and, in pursuit of a stunning season one, TBS has renewed her show Full Frontal with Samantha Bee for another year.
Her energetic monologues are both wildly hilarious and painfully honest with highlights being Bee’s advocacy against guns in the wake of Pulse Nightclub, her faultless consistency in ridiculing Donald Trump and her triumphant and inexhaustible stance against racism and misogyny. Check out some excerpts below – it’s time for you to get on board.