Steve Carell said in a new profile that his NBC comedy The Office would probably not “fly now” because of the “very high awareness of offensive things today.”
Samantha Bee’s late-night TBS program is not a novel one. She summarizes a left-of-MSNBC version of events to a receptive audience, delivering rapid-fire one-liners and progressive protestations, all supplemented by news clips to give her routines a feeling of high-minded, informative satire. Other such shows exist.
Comedian Kathy Griffin will play White House counselor Kellyanne Conway on Comedy Central’s “Make America Great-A-Thon: A President Show Special,” which airs next Tuesday at 11 p.m.
Comedian Michelle Wolf, who once called Donald Trump the “dumbest president ever,” is set to headline the White House Correspondents’ Dinner on April 28.