Samantha Bee Will Host TBS Comedy Series, Won't Be Jon Stewart's Replacement

March 5, 2015 9:49 PM

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Samantha Bee Will Host TBS Comedy Series, Won't Be Jon Stewart's Replacement

Samantha Bee is known mostly for her hilarious bits on "The Daily Show," but on Thursday TBS announced that she'll join the network to host and executive produce a new satirical news series. Her husband, former "Daily Show" correspondent Jason Jones, will also executive produce.

"We're thrilled to have Sam join Jason at TBS and really make this a family affair. We actually have their kids coming in next week to pitch us animation," Brett Weitz, executive vice president of original programming for TBS, said in a statement. "Like her fans around the country, we absolutely ado...

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