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[07/18/16 - 09:58 AM]
Samantha Bee Heads to Presidential Conventions for TBS's First-Ever "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" Special
Airing next week during the 2016 Republican National Convention, the half-hour special is set to premiere on Wednesday, July 20.

[via press release from TBS]

Samantha Bee Heads to Presidential Conventions For TBS's First-Ever "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" Special

Special Episode to Air Wednesday, July 20 @ 10:30 p.m. (ET/PT)

Samantha Bee, host of the acclaimed TBS late-night series Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, is hitting the road for her first special episode, A Very Special Full Frontal Special. Airing next week during the 2016 Republican National Convention, the half-hour special is set to premiere on Wednesday, July 20, at 10:30 p.m. (ET/PT).

In A Very Special Full Frontal Special, Samantha Bee rewards her Emmy(R)-nominated writing staff by stuffing them in a hot bus and careening towards ground zero of Presidential Armageddon. The journey is akin to Sam and Frodo heading toward Mount Doom. In this case, Mount Doom is Cleveland. Along the way, they accidentally discover America and the concerned, excited and largely baffled people who live in it. Their trip culminates at the Republican National Convention on the eve of Donald Trump accepting the party's nomination for President of the United States. "We went out to listen to the American people and made a short film about the 2016 elections," Bee said of the special.

TBS airs new episodes of Full Frontal with Samantha Bee Mondays at 10:30 p.m. (ET/PT), followed by CONAN. The series reaches more than 3.2 million viewers per episode across TBS's linear, digital and mobile platforms. Online clips from the show have already generated 57 million views on the show's YouTube channel (www.youtube.com/fullfrontalsamb). Since its debut in February, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee has became one of late night's most buzzed-about and critically acclaimed shows, frequently cited as essential viewing during this election season. The series is executive-produced by Samantha Bee, Jason Jones, Jo Miller, Miles Kahn and Tony Hernandez.

About TBS

TBS, a division of Turner, is basic cable's #1 network with young adults. Available across multiple platforms in 93 million homes, TBS features bold, original scripted comedies, including American Dad!, Angie Tribeca, The Detour, Wrecked and the upcoming Search Party and People of Earth. The network also presents exciting competition series, such as Separation Anxiety and America's Greatest Makers. In late night, TBS is home to CONAN, starring Conan O'Brien, and Full Frontal with Samantha Bee. In addition, the TBS lineup includes popular comedy hits like Family Guy, The Big Bang Theory and 2 Broke Girls; blockbuster movies; and live coverage of Major League Baseball's regular and post-season play, the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship and the brand new eSports gaming league.

Turner, a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, sports, animation and young adult multi-platform content for consumers around the world. Turner brands and businesses include CNN/U.S., HLN, CNN International and CNN.com, TBS, TNT, TCM, truTV, Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Adult Swim, Turner Sports, Bleacher Report, iStreamPlanet and ELEAGUE.





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[02/27/17 - 10:09 AM]
Oscar(R)-Winner J.K. Simmons Guest Stars in Brand-New "SpongeBob SquarePants" Episode Premiering Saturday, March 4, at 10:00 a.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon
Immediately following is a special half-hour episode of "Bunsen is a Beast" at 10:30 a.m. (ET/PT), featuring a crossover with longstanding series "The Fairly OddParents."

[02/27/17 - 09:13 AM]
Netflix Congratulates Filmmakers of The White Helmets
Said the company: "Netflix congratulates Joanna Natasegera and Orlando Von Einsiedel for a well deserved Oscar win for The White Helmets, an incredibly timely documentary focusing on the bravery of Syrian humanitarians."

[02/27/17 - 08:33 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Big with Oscars
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[02/27/17 - 08:00 AM]
Amazon Original Special "An American Girl Story - Ivy & Julie 1976: A Happy Balance" to Premiere on Prime Video Friday, March 24
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[02/27/17 - 06:44 AM]
Academy-Award Winning Documentary "O.J.: Made in America" to Air on ESPN2 Over Five Nights
Additionally, the nearly eight-hour film will air with limited interruption from 1 a.m. - 9 a.m. ET on Saturday, March 4.

[02/27/17 - 06:03 AM]
Video: Experience a New World - Bright Comes to Netflix This December
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[02/27/17 - 06:00 AM]
Amazon Studios Orders Original Dramatic Series "Fortitude" from Sky Vision
The first season has also been available on Prime Video in the US since January 2016, with more than 2,000 four and five star reviews from customers.

[02/27/17 - 12:20 AM]
Statement by PricewaterhouseCoopers Regarding Oscar(R) for Best Picture
"The presenters had mistakenly been given the wrong category envelope and when discovered, was immediately corrected," said the company. "We are currently investigating how this could have happened, and deeply regret that this occurred."

[02/26/17 - 08:37 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Holds Off Demo Competition
The Alphabet's NBA coverage leads the night among adults 18-49.

[02/26/17 - 08:34 AM]
"SNL" Encore Is #1 for the Night in 18-49 Metered Market Results
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, February 25.

[02/25/17 - 09:06 PM]
Science Channel Crowns New MythBusters During Live Broadcast of "MythBusters: The Search"
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[02/25/17 - 08:43 AM]
ABC Wins Friday with "Shark Tank" as the #1 Show for the 6th Week Running
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, February 24.

[02/25/17 - 08:30 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Edges Out Competition in Adults 18-49
"Shark Tank" sparks another demo victory for the Alphabet.

[02/25/17 - 08:26 AM]
"Grimm" Matches Its 18-49 High Since the Show's Season Premiere
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, February 24.

[02/25/17 - 07:04 AM]
Video: BBC America Releases "Doctor Who" New Companion Trailer
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