What’s On Tonight: Samantha Bee hosts her own damn correspondents’ dinner

Here’s what’s up in the world of TV for Friday, April 28, and Saturday, April 29. All times are Eastern.

Top picks

Not The White House Correspondents’ Dinner With Samantha Bee (TBS, Saturday, 10 p.m.): In defiance of the lame White House Correspondents’ Dinner that our chicken-ass president isn’t even attending, Samantha Bee, recently dubbed our “comedian-in-chief,” hosts her own event. The evening will undoubtedly include many funny yet spot-on statements on what a wreck our administration is right now. Bee fan Laura M. Browning can’t wait.

Dear White People (Netflix, Friday): This exemplary new series is based on Justin Simien’s 2014 movie about black students at a predominantly white fictional Ivy League university; Simien returns to expand his film into ten 30-minute episodes on Netflix. In her enthusiastic A review, Ashley Ray-Harris says the show doesn’t “waste time creating tragic origin stories …

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