The Daily Show's Samantha Bee leaves to start her own satirical news show
Last month Jon Stewart announced he would be leaving The Daily Show, ending a run that’s lasted more than 15 years and changed the way we consume news. Today it’s correspondent Samantha Bee’s time to jump ship, and she’ll be heading over to host her own satirical news show at TBS. Turner made the announcement today, stating that it had signed Bee to the program, which is still in the early stages of development.
Bee is the second Daily Show alum that TBS has poached since Stewart’s announcement. Last month Jason Jones — who is married to Bee — announced that he would be leaving to devote his time to a new scripted show for the network. Jones and Bee wrote the pilot for the scripted show together, which is said to be inspired by their…
Source:: The Verge