Samantha Bee Lands Her Own Show on TBS

Good news on a grim day: The Daily Show correspondent Samantha Bee is getting a solo show on TBS, thus continuing the Jon Stewart exodus. Bee's show is in addition to a scripted comedy that's already in development with the network. » 3/05/15 5:15pm 3/05/15 5:15pm

Daily Show power couple Jason Jones and Samantha Bee have sold a comedy pilot to TBS! The show, based on their real-life family vacation experiences, will star Jones as a father who's taking his family on a road trip to Key West. As of now, Bee will remain behind the scenes. » 10/29/14 2:00pm 10/29/14 2:00pm

Daily Show Goes to Austin, Where Ebola is Getting Hipper By the Second

The Daily Show heads to Austin this week, for a string of Texas-themed jokes (Guns! The death penalty! Hats! Everything is so big!) and, last night, a chat with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis. But first, they tackled how Texas dealt with its recent brush with Ebola. » 10/28/14 10:10am 10/28/14 10:10am

The Daily Show's Samantha Bee: 'I Should Be in That Chair!'

Last night on The Daily Show, Samantha Bee staked her claim to the Big Chair while her husband Jason Jones filled in for Stewart (who called in sick). In the introduction for her segment on police shootings, she waxed poetic about the "testosterone-fueled oafs who have proven themselves unfit for their jobs who are… » 10/08/14 9:50am 10/08/14 9:50am

Samantha Bee Gets a Federally Funded Penis Pump Stuck to her Face

One of the most repeated shouting points against Obamacare's birth control mandate comes from politicians on the right who claim that "their" tax dollars shouldn't go to support "sexual choices" of women who use whore pills. Meanwhile, the same politicians are eerily silent about the millions of dollars per year the… » 3/13/14 1:50pm 3/13/14 1:50pm

Samantha Bee Hit Herself in the Face with a Penis Pump Today

In today's Tweet Beat, Samantha Bee is having a weird day, Sarah Jessica Parker is listening to RuPaul and Carey Hart is not a fan of a certain reality TV show. » 2/25/14 7:30pm 2/25/14 7:30pm

This Man Thinks the 'Mentally Retarded' Would Gladly Work for $2/Hour

The discussions surrounding raising the minimum wage always bring out the best in people, don't they? Take financial commentator Peter Schiff, for example. Sam Bee of The Daily Show sat down with him recently to discuss strikes amongst fast food workers and he brought up some very interesting (and compassionate!)… » 1/29/14 5:10pm 1/29/14 5:10pm

The Daily Show's Ode to Fox News' The Five Is Batshit and Incredible

Last night on The Daily Show, Samantha Bee debuted (or maybe "unleashed" is a better word) her one woman show about the passion and intrigue surrounding Fox News talk show The Five. What happens when archetypal good girl Dana Perino meets quintessential bad boy Greg Gutfeld? Electricity ensues. » 1/15/14 2:30pm 1/15/14 2:30pm

The Daily Show's Guide to Diplomacy With Russia Might Heal the World

As tension continues to mount between the U.S. and Russia over the issues of Syria, gay rights and Edward Snowden, you have to ask yourself what would happen if an American and a Russian sat down together and talked these issues out with civility and respect. I mean, WHY HASN'T THE GOVERNMENT THOUGHT OF THIS? Oh,… » 9/05/13 1:10pm 9/05/13 1:10pm

The Daily Show Honors the Heroic Voices of Generation Junk Shot

Both Anthony Weiner (who's running for New York City mayor) and Eliot Spitzer (who's running for New York City comptroller) are leading in their races right now. This is a big deal not only because the pair have seemingly recovered from their respective sex scandals, but because they — Weiner in particular — are now… » 7/18/13 1:00pm 7/18/13 1:00pm

Samantha Bee Knows the Secret Behind the Pope's Resignation

Yesterday, Benedict XVI became the first pope to resign from the papacy in over 600 years, sparking rumors that it was some sort of controversy that forced him to step down from the position. It's hard to imagine just how bad it could get for the Catholic church to hold one of their own responsible (what — did he say… » 2/12/13 1:00pm 2/12/13 1:00pm

Samantha Bee's Hilarious Response to the Women in the Military Debate

While it's ridiculous that this is even a topic in our national discourse, a lot of people have been throwing around arguments against women in the military these days. First there was Rick Santorum saying that male soldiers will have a harder time doing their jobs because they won't be able to surpress their… » 2/15/12 1:40pm 2/15/12 1:40pm

Samantha Bee Mocks Cosmo While Celebrating The Pill

Last night, Samantha Bee, Cybill Shepherd, Dr. Ruth, Cosmopolitan's editor-in-chief, and a lot of rich people gathered to wish the Pill a happy 50th over steak and cocktails. It was pretty fun, especially when Samantha Bee laid into Cosmo. » 10/19/10 7:47pm 10/19/10 7:47pm

The Daily Show's Woman Problem

The Daily Show is many things: progressive darling, alleged news source for America's youth, righteous media critique. And it's also a boys' club where women's contributions are often ignored and dismissed. » 6/23/10 1:40pm 6/23/10 1:40pm

"The Year Of The Woman": Another Mess For Mom To Clean Up

On The Daily Show last night, Jon Stewart made us watch Joe Scarborough pumping his fist and declaring "women power" because of Tuesday's primary results. And Samantha Bee explained why she wasn't all that thrilled about the whole thing. » 6/10/10 2:20pm 6/10/10 2:20pm

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The Daily Show Tries Out New Female Correspondent

Olivia Munn debuted on The Daily Show last night as its "senior Asian correspondent," in what's being called a tryout. The co-host of Attack of the Show will be the second woman currently on the show, and its fifth ever. » 6/04/10 10:00am 6/04/10 10:00am

Samantha Bee Wishes Men's Mags Were More Like Lady Mags

She's blogging over at GQ and expressing disappointment in the magazine itself: "I would have appreciated at least one article dedicated to how shitty you all feel about your bodies and/or how to be more coquettish in the bedroom." [GQ] » 6/01/10 5:20pm 6/01/10 5:20pm