TV Review: Full Frontal With Samantha Bee crashes and enlivens the late-night party

In the inaugural monologue for her talk show, Full Frontal host Samantha Bee remarked on the fortuitous timing of the series premiere. Although Bee was referring to finally being able to tear into the 2016 presidential candidates after spending nearly a year in between gigs (she left The Daily Show last March), that sense of relief could also apply to the addition of her show to the late-night repertoire. For we’ve reached the point at which there are multiple “Jimmy”s (and even a James) in hosting capacities, so it seems clear that the scene could use some revision. Bee’s crashing the party with Full Frontal, but it just makes you wonder why she wasn’t already a guest.

The cold open sees Bee fielding the same questions in a fake press conference that have been lobbed at her in real life, including being repeatedly asked how hard …

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