• A New Comedy News Show that's Actually Funny

    9 days ago - By Tablet Magazine

    Netflix's latest venture, Patriot Act with Hasan Minha j, attempts to morph the news show into stand-up comedy, a field Netflix has dominated. By tackling stories that aren't necessarily ‘news of the day' but still will remain timely, the show has a good shot at making it on Netflix, which has tried several times to launch a talk show property to no avail. Michele Wolf's The Break was too similar to standard TV fare: monologue, desk segments, sketches, and a guest. Why would viewers turn to Netflix for a Sunday talk show that would be irrelevant in a few days? After striking out with Wolf...
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