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Samantha Bee        

Host of "Full Frontal" on TBS, Former Correspondent at "The Daily Show" with Jon Stewart

Samantha Bee was born and raised in Toronto, Canada and understands that, yes, it's very clean there. Having no appreciable skill set or professional aspirations, she turned to acting and found it compatible with her lazy lifestyle. She began her career by doing numerous commercial campaigns, many of which involved humiliating costumes and annoying catchphrases that people still like to remind her about, with a smirk. When Samantha joined the innovative all-female sketch troupe The Atomic Fireballs, her professional life took a turn for the better.

In 2003 she joined the cast of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and now holds the title of Most Senior Correspondent, having systematically eliminated all those before her. In addition to her work on The Daily Show, Bee can be seen opposite her husband, Jason Jones in the film Cooper's Christmas, and in the upcoming feature Learning To Drive opposite Ben Kingsley and Patricia Clarkson.

Sam had the privilege of performing as one of the original cast members in Nora & Delia Ephron's Love, Loss, and What I Wore at the Westside Theater, and her first book I Know I Am But What Are You was released in paperback by Simon & Schuster in 2011.

Sam is also a frequent contributor for The Wall Street Journal, and her popular blog "Eating Over The Sink with Samantha Bee and Allana Harkin" can be seen on

When Bee is not working she enjoys photographing her children in foolish outfits and correcting spelling errors on menus.


Samantha Bee is the only woman with a late-night show. Here’s how she plans to make it count.

Samantha Bee didn't always want her own late-night show, but she wasn't about to turn down the opportunity once it arose.

At a recent press event for Full Frontal With Samantha Bee, which debuts February 8 on TBS, Bee recalled through a broad smile the day when TBS asked whether she might like to host her own satirical series. "I wrapped my head around it really fast," Bee said. "It didn't take me long to absolutely say yes, and yes please, and of course. It feels natural. It feels right."

Samantha Bee Trashes White House Race In ‘Full Frontal’ Debut

Last month, appearing at TCA, The Daily Show’s longest-running correspondent Samantha Bee explained her highly anticipated new TBS late-night show will “take stories we don’t think receive enough attention and stab them with the hot poker of comedy.”

Samantha Bee has the solution for Hollywood's diversity problem: 'Just hire people'

Samantha Bee brings her satirical late-night show "Full Frontal" to TBS starting Monday night. The comedian, who spoke to The Times for this week's Sunday Conversation, spent 12 years at "The Daily Show" and was for a time its only female correspondent.

Samantha Bee Schools Anti-Abortion Lawmaker Who Knows Nothing About Abortion

Samantha Bee, newly minted late-night host and "Daily Show" alum, blasted a co-author of the Texas anti-abortion bill due to be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday.

A segment on the current state of abortion legislation in Texas aired on her new show, "Full Frontal," Monday night. Bee talked with state Rep. Dan Flynn (R), who asserted the bill he co-wrote, HB 2, was not a means to limit abortion, but rather, a measure to provide "safe health care for women."

Watch Samantha Bee Decimate State Officials Who Trash Rape Kits

Samantha Bee delivered a searing segment about the hundreds of thousands of rape kits sitting untested in evidence rooms around the country on the March 21st episode of her late night show, Full Frontal.

Samantha Bee Perfectly States The Problem With Jimmy Fallon’s Donald Trump Interview

Samantha Bee isn’t happy with Jimmy Fallon and NBC’s lighthearted treatment of Donald Trump...

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