Something was different about Full Frontal with Samantha Bee's return to TBS last week, after its holiday hiatus. The program aired on Wednesday, its new weekly time slot, instead of Monday.
From writing episodes of The Simpsons to The Tonight Show fallout with NBC, Conan O'Brien's comedy career has taken various shapes and forms over the past 24 years.
Turner's experiment with reduced ad loads of up to 50 percent on TNT's new drama Animal Kingdom this summer has been so successful that the company is already planning on expanding its scope over the next two years.
This week, across New York City, tv networks presented the best of their talent, programming and execs to advertisers in a bid to the fall lineup. Samantha Bee got laughs […]
"Is television dead?"During Turner's upfront presentation on Wednesday, truTV host Billy Eichner called that a silly question, adding, "It's so stupid. That's more stupid than not giving Samantha Bee The Daily Show."
Turner's upfront presentation will kick off later this morning at The Theater at Madison Square Garden, but the media company, which like NBC, holds one showcase for all of its brands, gave a peek at what it will tell ad buyers.
One of TBS and TNT president Kevin Reilly's earliest big bets has already paid off handsomely: Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, the former Daily Show correspondent's new weekly series (which is considered a late-night show even though it airs Mondays at 10:30), has given TBS more buzz and critical acclaim than it's had in years.