This show was 100 on Rotten Tomatoes but it just went

Full Frontal With Samantha Bee, TBS's late-night talk show, has been canceled after seven seasons on the air.

The show's seventh season ended on June 23, and it has now been confirmed that it will not be returning for an eighth season.

Samantha Bee began her television career as a correspondent for The Daily Show, where she worked for 12 years. But when host Jon Stewart announced he was leaving and Bee was not contacted to succeed him as host of the show, she decided to pursue other opportunities.

In partnership with TBS, Full Frontal debuted in February 2016 and saw the Bee host a weekly nightly news show, which was a mix of satire and investigative reporting. The show ran for 218 episodes, with the likes of Barack Obama, David Tennant, and current Vice President Kamala Harris among those appearing as guests throughout the show's seven seasons.

In a statement given to The Hollywood Reporter (opens in a new tab), a Bee spokesperson said, "Samantha Bee is honored to have hosted the Emmy-winning series Full Frontal With Samantha Bee on TBS for seven seasons, but the The Bee program made late-night television history, paving the way for female voices in what has traditionally been and still is a male-dominated landscape.

They continued, “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee has consistently broken down barriers with Sam and his crew by boldly using political satire to entertain, inform and empower viewers, while embracing critically underrepresented stories, especially on las mujeres.”

A TBS representative added: "As we continue to shape our new programming strategy, we've made some tough business decisions. Full Frontal With Samantha Bee will not return to TBS. We are proud to have welcomed Full Frontal With Samantha Bee and thank Sam and the rest of the Emmy-nominated team for their groundbreaking work. We celebrate this extraordinarily talented cast and crew and look forward to exploring new opportunities to work with them in the future."

The show's first season was a critical favorite, earning a 100% rating from critics on Rotten Tomatoes. (opens in a new tab) But, like every other original offering on the TBS network, things only go one way...

Analysis: Why does the show end?

As we wrote at length when executives at TNT's sibling TBS canceled their latest piece of original programming, Snowpiercer (and when TBS executives made the decision to pull Chad, the acclaimed coming-of-age comedy airing on the adult air just hours before the start of its second season), TBS parent company Warner Bros. Discovery is in for an epic cost-cutting series after its merger in early 2022. Simply put, it's cutting all its original programming on TBS, TNT and TruTV.

TBS's only original offerings now are the Daniel Radcliffe-led comedy Miracle Workers, which is entering a fourth season, and the animated show American Dad. When Snowpiercer is done, TNT will only host replays.

Warner Bros. CEO David Zaslav of Discovery promised he would take a hard look at post-merger spending, and he responded in kind with a slew of cancellations.

The Time Traveler's Wife was fired after just one season in early July, and then the period drama Gentleman Jack was fired. Both shows moved from HBO, while Adult Swim's Joe Pera Talks With You was also canned, along with HBO Max's animated comedy Close Enough.

If you're a new show debuting on HBO Max or any of the other Warner Bros. Discovery networks, you better get started. It's brutal there.

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