TBS has ordered two more seasons of Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
TBS has ordered two more seasons of Full Frontal with Samantha Bee. The Emmy Award-winning Full Frontal with Samantha Bee will return Wednesday, February 7 in its usual time slot at 10:30 p.m. (ET/PT). The show premiered in 2016 as the only female-hosted late-night program.
Currently, the show’s correspondents are traveling around the world on the Full Frontal Apology Race, a two-week romp around the globe to try and make amends for any deeply embarrassing thing our President has said. Fans can suggest people, places, and things to apologize to with #ApologyRace and @FullFrontalSamB on Twitter. On January 24 on TBS, the show will announce which of the Full Frontal correspondents succeeded in being the most repentant.
“We were fortunate to start our show in an election year, and I’m so grateful TBS has picked us up for two more seasons which will see us through the 2018 midterms and bring us into the 2020 election season,” said Samantha Bee. “It’s promising to be a real $h!tshow and I am counting on our viewers to coax me out of my panic bunker and get us through it.”
“No one does political comedy like Full Frontal; a two-season pickup is an obvious decision,” said Thom Hinkle, executive vice president of original programming. “Sam and her team have been relentlessly incisive in their satire, and the awards recognition and their growing viewership reflect that. Along with new episodes, expect more specials and a lot more blazers.”
In its first two seasons, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee has garnered an Outstanding Writing Emmy for its “Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner” special honoring a free press, as well as seven additional Emmy nominations, a Television Critics Association Award for Outstanding Achievement in News and Information, two additional TCA Award nominations, a WGA nomination, two PGA nominations and four DGA nominations. The show has a 100% Rotten Tomatoes score.