Bee's event, extended to "journalists and non-irritating celebrities", will happen in Washington on the same day as the real event.
Comedienne and TV host Samantha Bee is planning an alternative to the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner later this year, assembling like-minded comedians to savage Donald Trump’s administration in safety.
The annual White House Correspondents’ Association dinner is held in Washington D.C.’s Hinckley Hilton on April 29th this year, and it will be the first in which prominent journalists and celebrities rub shoulders with high-profile members of the Trump administration in what is widely considered to be an informal ‘presidential roast’.
Samantha Bee is hosting a 'Not The White House Correspondents' Dinner'
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Samantha Bee at The Women's Media Center '2016 Women's Media Awards' Honoring Samantha Bee, Salma Hayek Pinault, Joy Reid, Anita Sarkeesian, and Regina K. Scully. Hosted by Sally Field and held at Capitale event space, New York, United States - Thursday 29th September 2016
Bee called for powerful, semi-automatic weapons to be banned, labelling them as "high-capacity penis substitutes".
Comedian and presenter Samantha Bee delivered a visceral monologue in the wake of the recent atrocities in Orlando, Florida, on Monday’s episode of ‘Full Frontal’, urging radical action once and for all to prevent such mass shootings from occurring again.
America has been in mourning since the shocking massacre of 49 people and scores of countless injured others at a gay club in Orlando on Saturday (June 12th). After a spate of recent similar killings, many commentators are angry and openly doubting whether the political will exists to get anything done about gun control.
Samantha Bee launched a furious monologue on Monday's 'Full Frontal'
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Manhattan book critic Wendy is forced to adjust to a dramatic life change when her husband leaves her for a younger woman, and sets out to reclaim her independence. The problem is, having lived in the Big Apple all her life, she has never learned to drive. So the fiery writer decides to take lessons from Darwan, a softly spoken, patient taxi driver from India who is about to embark on an arranged marriage. As the pair get to know each other behind the wheel, they both learn valuable lessons, and an unlikely friendship develops between these two very different New Yorkers. It's a friendship that will change their lives for ever.
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Maura and Jane have a lot of differences; Maura has a high-flying job at a hospital, though is recovering from a divorce and a little nervous when it comes to meeting other men, while Jane is, well, not. They're nonetheless the best sisters you could imagine and always bring out the best in each other. However, when they're parents call them back to their childhood home, they discover that it's been sold and they have to clean out the room they had as girls. Going through their old stuff brings back a lot of memories though, and Jane decides to encourage Maura to throw a huge neighborhood party before they have to leave. It's a time where they can re-connect to their teenage selves, hook up with some cute guys and get totally drunk. This is going to be messy.
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South African comedian Trevor Noah is in talks to replace Jon Stewart as host on Comedy Central's 'The Daily Show'.
Trevor Noah is being considered as a replacement for Jon Stewart on The Daily Show. The 31-year-old comedian has been a regular contributor to the show since December 2014 but may soon find himself the host of the show. A source close to the show stated no official agreement has yet been reached and Noah is simply short listed for the position.
Jon Stewart is stepping down from hosting The Daily Show.
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The Daily Show's loss is TBS' gain.
The mass exodus from The Daily Show continues with Samantha Bee's departure, announced this Friday. Bee follows in the footsteps of her husband Jason Jones and, of course, Jon Stewart himself. It's kind of a bummer for Daily Show fans, but not so much for Bee herself, who is leaving to start her own show on TBS.
Samantha Bee says "goodbye" to The Daily Show and "hello" to greener pastures at TBS.
Yes! This is what we've been waiting for! An exciting, somewhat political, female-led format. At least that's what TBS has teased so far.