TBS has canceled Full Frontal with Samantha Bee after seven seasons.
The Full Frontal cancellation comes after the departure of Brett Weitz, former general manager of TNT, TBS, and TruTV, who was reportedly a big supporter of Bee.
Full Frontal originally premiered in February 2016, eight months before Donald Trump was elected president. Over the past six years, Bee became one of the most high profile women in late night — a field dominated by men.
"As we continue to shape our new programming strategy, we've made some difficult, business-based decisions. Full Frontal With Samantha Bee will not return to TBS," a network spokesperson said in a statement to Deadline. "We are proud to have been the home to Full Frontal with Samantha Bee and thank Sam, and the rest of the Emmy-nominated team for their groundbreaking work. We celebrate this extraordinarily talented cast and crew and look forward to exploring new opportunities to work with them in the future.
Full Frontal, which recently celebrated her 200th episode, also issued a statement on Twitter. "We're so thankful for our loyal audience, our amazing team, and that we got to annoy the right people every week—that there wasn't wrestling or baseball or a very special episode of Big Bang," said the show.
To our loyal fans - we love you, you’re very special. Go home, and go home in peace.— Full Frontal with Samantha Bee (@FullFrontalSamB) July 25, 2022
Select seasons of Full Frontal with Samantha Bee are streaming on HBO Max.
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