• Hasan Minhaj, Hannah Gadsby earn Peabody Award nominations

    The Peabody Award nominations are out and many comedies have made the cut this year. The Peabody Award jurors announced 60 nominees on Tuesday that are described as representing “the most compelling and empowering stories released in broadcasting and digital media during 2018.” Named for George Foster Peabody, the awards started in the 1940s as an award to honor excellence in storytelling for radio. This year, 19 jurors selected the

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    Netflix pulls Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj episode after Saudi Arabia complained

    UPDATE: Hasan Minhaj commented on his pulled Patriot Act episode via Twitter Wednesday. “Clearly, the best way to stop people from watching something is to ban it, make it trend online, and then leave it up on YouTube.” Clearly, he’s not pleased with Netflix’s decision. Clearly, the best way to stop people from watching something is to ban it, make it trend online, and then leave it up on YouTube. Let’s

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    Hasan Minhaj gets Tan France Queer Eye treatment in Netflix promo video

    Hasan Minhaj gets the Queer Eye treatment for his new political Netflix series Patriot Act. In a video released by the streaming giant, Minhaj and Queer Eye star Tan France pick out an outfit for the Homecoming King comedian. The video is called But First and hopefully won’t be the only time we see a new Netflix star get a makeover. The two joke and bond over the course of

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    Hasan Minhaj teases new Netflix talk show in Instagram video

    Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj on Netflix will make history when Minhaj becomes the first Indian-American host of a weekly comedy series. Ever. The series premiere is on Sunday, October 28 with new episodes available every week. The 33-year-old stand-up told Time.com that “he hopes to tackle large social issues like immigration around the world, the rise of conservatism in different countries, sports as a vehicle for political debate, and climate changes.”

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