‘Have fun playing Chuckles comedy club’: Internet divided over axing of ‘Full Frontal with Samantha Bee’

In a statement announcing the cancellation, TBS said it has made 'some difficult, business-based decisions' as part of its new programming strategy


                            ‘Have fun playing Chuckles comedy club’: Internet divided over axing of ‘Full Frontal with Samantha Bee’
Samantha Bee has been a rare female voice from late-night TV (@FullFrontalSamB/Twitter)
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Samantha Bee's 'Full Frontal' is through after 7 very entertaining seasons. The show became a benchmark for the television network TBS and Bee was fans' favorite for her explosive humor. 'Full Frontal' is the latest casualty of late-night cutback as TBS has announced that the show will not return to the network this fall. 

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In a statement sent out to LA Times, TBS said, "As we continue to shape our new programming strategy, we’ve made some difficult, business-based decisions. We are proud to have been the home to ‘Full Frontal With Samantha Bee’ and thank Sam, and the rest of the Emmy-nominated team for their groundbreaking work. We celebrate this extraordinarily talented cast and crew and look forward to exploring new opportunities to work with them in the future.” 'Full Frontal' was one of the few programs led from a female point of view and it instantly became a pleasure for the viewers. Host Samantha Bee dialed up the knob with her monologues as she brought a bit of profanity and aggressiveness to the cheerful cable network. 

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The Twitter account of 'Full Frontal' posted: "After 7 seasons, 'Full Frontal with Samantha Bee' will not be returning to TBS this fall. We’re so thankful for our loyal audience, our amazing team, and that we got to annoy the right people every week—that there wasn't wrestling or baseball or a very special episode of Big Bang. To our loyal fans - we love you, you’re very special. Go home, and go home in peace." While the show will not be returning after 7 pretty successful seasons, the audience is currently split as the reactions are mixed.

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Internet reacts to 'Full Frontal' cancelation

Some fans couldn't help but support Samantha Bee. One user wrote, "You are a brilliant and talented professional and we are loyal fans, here in Boston. Proud that we both share our ism. Please keep on telling truth and informing us in a funny and entertaining manner. We need you! Can’t wait to see what you do next. Sending thoughts and prayers.

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"Another user wrote, " I miss you already. Thanks for shining a light on such important issues in an accessible way. I can't wait to see what you do next."

One user who did not support Bee fully still wrote, "To be honest I’m not a loyal viewer but even I know the importance of you being there. Not everyone can stand to watch the real news and deal with issues but getting smarter through comedy can soften the blow. It was a genuine service and I hope it continues somehow, Sam."

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On the other hand, some people couldn't help but celebrate the cancelation of the shown criticizing their over-the-top humor and more. One user wrote, "This made my day. Couldn’t stand your show. Now why don’t you get a show in your OWN home country and criticize them."

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Another user pointed out an incident where the show made fun of a person with no knowledge, "Remember that time you publicly mocked a young man at a conservative event because his hair made him look like a "Nazi" and it turned out he was a cancer patient? So, yeah, you being fired is wonderful!"

Another anti-Full Frontal user trolled the entire team and tweeted, "You should take 2 1/2 hours to personally write Thank You notes to each and every one of your viewers. Have fun playing Chuckles comedy club in Prescot, AZ and other such venues."

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