Antonin Scalia

Samantha Bee goes 'Full Frontal' on the Trump administration

Samantha Bee goes 'Full Frontal' on the Trump administration

A little before 6 p.m. on May 9, the team at "Full Frontal With Samantha Bee" had the scripts for that week's episode, set to tape the following evening on TBS, ready to go.

Then came the bombshell: President Trump had fired FBI Director James B. Comey. A segment about the Republican healthcare bill was scrapped and the "Full Frontal" staff, led by Bee and showrunner Jo Miller, frantically put together a new, Comey-centric opening.

Even in an era of nonstop political intrigue, it made for an unusually busy week for the already sleep-deprived writers and producers at "Full Frontal," who'd just staged Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner a...

67°