TBS is sticking with Samantha Bee for the rest of the year. The network confirmed today that it has ordered full year for “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee”.
TBS, a division of Turner, has ordered 26 episodes of the new series. The popular show launched just two months ago on the network. The show stars and is executive producer by Samantha Bee, as she hits the male-dominated late-night world on cable television.
TBS’s order brings the total number of Full Frontal with Samantha Bee episodes to 39, which will take the show to the end of 2016.
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee offers a satirical take on weekly news and explores in-depth stories that have been largely overlooked by more traditional media outlets. The show airs Monday nights on TBS at 10:30 p.m. (ET/PT), followed by CONAN.
The series has been a steady performer for the network, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee is reaching an average of 3.7 million viewers per episode across TBS’s linear, digital and mobile platforms. One the online front, clips from the show have already generated 29 million views on the Full Frontal with Samantha Bee YouTube channel.
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee is executive-produced by Samantha Bee, Jason Jones, Jo Miller, Miles Kahn and Tony Hernandez. Full Frontal with Samantha Bee is currently being sold internationally. Entertainment One (eOne) handles the worldwide rights for the series outside of the U.S. and Canada.