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Samantha Bee Says C-Word Debacle Came With "Steep Learning Curve"

Samantha Bee, celebrating seven 2018 Emmy nominations for 'Full Frontal,' talks about what she learned from her Ivanka Trump slur that briefly angered a lot of people.   ...Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/DljSjeg1Y_4/samantha-bee-c-word-debacle-it-was-a-pretty-steep-learning-curve-1126655

Trevor Noahs Daily Show Nabs First Nom, Bill Maher Misses, Jimmy Fallon Snubbed As Academy Supports Sam Bee

T he Daily Show returned to the Best Variety Talk Series Emmy competition for the first time with Trevor Noah as host, and HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher did not make the cut, in a field dominated by hosts of whom of President Donald Trump does not approve. TV Academy members continued to show support for Samantha Bee, giving her a nom weeks after The President of the United States tried to have her fired over an incendiary remark she made about Ivanka on her TBS   ...Read More... https://deadline.com/2018/07/trevor-noah-daily-show-first-emmy-nom-bill-maher-jimmy-fallon-snub-academy-supports-sam-bee-1202425055/

Samantha Bee Earns Emmy Nomination Despite Ivanka Trump C-Word Controversy

Political controversy posed no challenge for Samantha Bee as the late-night host secured an Emmy nomination for best variety talk series.   ...Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/rrOa_RWxAxY/samantha-bee-earns-emmy-nomination-ivanka-trump-c-word-controversy-1126436

Samantha Bees Full Frontal Begins to Bring Back Advertisers

Three weeks after calling Ivanka Trump a feckless c Samantha Bees TBS program Full Frontal is starting to see advertisers return. Wednesday nights episode saw an increase from bigger brand advertisers, including ETrade, Progressive, Kia, as well as Wonderful Pistachios and Grand Canyon University. Universal ran commercials for both The First Purge and Skyscraper, and Sonys PlayStation also aired an ad. The two companies have advertised each of the past two weeks. For the previous two weeks, Full Frontal had roughly one-third of its usual amount of national advertisers.   ...Read More... https://www.thewrap.com/samantha-bees-full-frontal-begins-to-bring-back-advertisers/

Samantha Bee Reprises Attacks on Trump Immigration Policy: "Keep Chasing Kirstjen Nielsen Out of Restaurants"

Samantha Bee reprised her attacks on the Trump Administration's "zero-tolerance" illegal immigration policy on her TBS broadcast on Wednesday night during a fiery segment in which she excoriated Trump's Wednesday executive order and particularly took aim at Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen.  ...Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/0V0IzBGJlZY/full-frontals-samantha-bee-says-trump-immigration-policy-is-def-con-1122081

Samantha Bees Full Frontal Just Scored Its Biggest Audience Since March

TBS Full Frontal With Samantha Bee just landed its largest audience since March. And no, were not talking about last Wednesdays episode, when host Sam Bee apologized on-air for calling Ivanka Trump a feckless ct the previous week we mean last nights show. Bee hauled in 988,000 overall viewers on Wednesday, with a 0.33 rating coming from the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic. Total tally-wise, it was her most-watched episode since March 28. It the main demo, it tied for her highest rating since March 14.  ..Read More... https://www.thewrap.com/samantha-bee-full-frontal-biggest-audience-since-march-tv-ratings/

Samantha Bees Full Frontal Ad Count Still Way Down One Week After On-Air Apology

One week after Samantha Bees apology for calling Ivanka Trump a feckless c-t, her TBS late-night show Full Frontal saw its advertiser count remain stagnant. Universal and PlayStation advertised during the show again (Universal promoted The First Purge after running a Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom promo last week). The other national advertisers this week included New Line Cinemas Tag and Wendys. That means for the second week in a row, Full Frontal had roughly one-third of its usual amount of national advertisers. TBS had expected the ad count to return back to normal following Bees apology. Turner did not immediately respond to TheWraps request for comment.  ...Read More... https://www.thewrap.com/p1949413/

Samantha Bee Full Frontal Apology Sees Many Advertisers Hit Pause

Last nights episode of Full Frontal with Samantha Bee , which led off with Bees mix of apology and defiance , saw a dropoff in national advertisers as some brands hit the pause button while the drama over Bees c-word usage played out. Among the national advertisers who stayed in the mix last night were SonyPlayStation, Cascade dish detergent and upcoming summer movie releases Oceans 8 and Jurassic World . On the May 30 episode, by contrast, more than twice as many   ...Read More... https://deadline.com/2018/06/samantha-bee-full-frontal-apology-sees-advertisers-pause-but-no-mass-withdrawal-1202405522/

Samantha Bee Issues Another Apology for Controversial Ivanka Trump Insult

Samantha Bee  is again apologizing for calling Ivanka Trump a "feckless c--t." During last week's  Full Frontal , the comedian criticized the Trump administration's policies which have  separated undocumented families  and lost track of 1,500 children. At the end of the bit, she demanded that Ivanka "do something about your dad's immigration practices, you feckless c--t," and that  didn't go over so well . Despite  apologizing to Ivanka  on Twitter, Donald Trump  called for her to be fired  and several advertisers, including State Farm,  pulled their ads  from her show. TBS will now  closely moniter her segments  to prevent another debacle. ...Read More...   http://www.tvguide.com/news/samantha-bee-issue-another-apology-ivanka-trump/?rss=breakingnews

Samantha Bee: The U.S. Should Treat Immigrants Better Than Sea Monkeys (Video)

The host of Full Frontal With Samantha Bee wasted no time taking the Trump administration to task, following her apology for calling Ivanka Trump a feckless ct last week by slamming Donald Trumps immigration policies. After a heartfelt apology to the people she offended with her comment about Ivanka Trump, Bee brought up another topic from last weeks episode: The Trump administrations policy of separating the children of illegal immigrants from their parents when they try to cross the U.S. border.  ...Read More... https://www.thewrap.com/samantha-bee-calls-out-trump-immigration-policies/