Turner Nets to Simulcast Samantha Bee Late-Night Series Premiere

Monday's premiere of TBS' Full Frontal With Samantha Bee will launch across five Turner networks, the company said Wednesday.

The late-night comedy series will debut Feb. 8 at 10:30 on TBS, TNT, Adult Swim, truTV and HLN, said Turner officials. The series stars the former Daily Show correspondent who takes on a unique, satirical take on weekly news and explores in-depth stories, said network officials. The series will regularly air Monday nights at 10:30 p.m.

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee is executive-produced bySamantha Bee, Jason Jones, Jo Miller, Miles Kahn and Tony Hernandez.

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