Full Release with Samantha Bee
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee host Samantha Bee sits down for weekly unscripted, in-depth conversations with the best and rightest people about how to navigate the ever-changing world and what to laugh about along the way.
Samantha Bee Finds Her Full Release...Again
Repeat: Elie Mystal
Samantha Bee sits down with author, lawyer, and commentator Elie Mystal to talk about his new book "Allow Me to Retort," going to law school with Tom Cotton, the need to get rid of the Electoral College, what rights SCOTUS might take away next, and Neil Gorsuch's ouija board. Original release date: April 19, 2022.
For the Season Two finale, Samantha Bee sits down with actor Pamela Adlon to talk about ending her show Better Things, why Mother's Day is the worst day of the year, 80s afterschool specials and making enough lasagna to feed the fire department.
1 hr 4 mins
Samantha Bee sits down with author, lawyer, and commentator Elie Mystal to talk about his new book "Allow Me to Retort," going to law school with Tom Cotton, the need to get rid of the Electoral College, what rights SCOTUS might take away next, and Neil Gorsuch's ouija board.
Michael Ian Black
Samantha Bee sits down with actor, comedian, and author Michael Ian Black to discuss putting a strip mall on the moon, strategies for dealing with online trolls, and the infamous pee tape. Plus they make a passionate plea for free Tostitos Hint of Lime.
Samantha Bee sits down with one of the stars of The Righteous Gemstones, Edi Patterson! They talk about sexy church outfits, their favorite TV shows growing up, and if doing improv is scarier than horror movies.
Samantha Bee sits down with WNBA star and style icon Sue Bird to talk about becoming an activist, why we'd all be better off if the WNBA was in charge of the country, what gives athletes a "cool factor" and if she and Megan Rapinoe will ever get into politics.
Samantha Bee sits down with actor Ed Helms to discuss their formative years on The Daily Show, his new show True Story, the importance of diverse writing rooms, and why it's important to laugh at yourself.
Samantha Bee sits down with comedian Chelsea Handler to talk about the questions they hate being asked, why she loves giving advice, starting therapy, becoming more political, and getting your period while wearing white pants.
Full Release Presents: The Deep Dive
There's no new episode of Full Release today so in honor of International Women's Day check out another podcast we love with some very funny ladies, The Deep Dive with Jessica St. Clair and June Diane Raphael available wherever you're listening to this.
Samantha Bee sits down with THE Jeff Goldblum to talk about returning to Jurassic Park, becoming a Prada model, moonlighting as a kids' piano teacher, making ice cream and the beauty of tiny things.
Stacey Abrams & Lara Hodgson
Samantha Bee sits down with Stacey Abrams and Lara Hodgson to discuss their new book Level Up, sleeping in six minute increments, why we need more female entrepreneurs, and why their official policy is "don't work with jerks."
Samantha Bee sits down with the very funny Bridget Everett to talk about learning to accept compliments, writing for other characters, and getting advice from Patti LuPone. Don't listen if you haven't done the 2/2/22 Wordle yet!
Samantha Bee sits down with legendary comedic actress and fellow Canadian Andrea Martin to discuss the variety shows they grew up with, TikTok comedians, and working with everyone from John Candy to Jacques Lecoq. This episode was initially recorded for the Toronto Hot Docs Podcast Festival.
Jonathan Van Ness
Samantha Bee sits down with "Queer Eye" star and host of "Getting Curious" Jonathan Van Ness to discuss how The Golden Girls shaped their lives, the upcoming Olympics, and where they do their best thinking.
Samantha Bee sits down with actor, producer, and fellow podcaster Sean Hayes to discuss the movies they've never seen, bringing back celebrity poker tournaments, live theater, and plantar fasciitis and other medical issues she wants him to cover on his podcast HypocondriActor.
Samantha Bee sits down with the hilarious Ana Gasteyer to discuss apartment rats, collaborating with friends, sharing a gynecologist, and the possibility of returning to Broadway.
1 hr 8 mins
Repeat: Marc Maron
Samantha Bee sits down with legendary comedian and podcaster Marc Maron and talks about driving in NYC, interacting with Instagram-live fans, the process of honing jokes, and why cats are impossible to work with. Original release date: November 30th, 2021.
1 hr 18 mins
Repeat: Stanley Tucci
Samantha Bee sits down with actor, producer, author, and the internet's favorite bartender Stanley Tucci to discuss his new memoir, Taste, canning tomatoes, their favorite now-closed NYC restaurants, and why CNN's Stanley Tucci: Searching For Italy was the ultimate passion project. Original release date: October 5th, 2021.
Samantha Bee reminds you that it's time to take down your tree and also that she'll be back with new episodes on January 18th.
Repeat: Tig Notaro
Samantha Bee sits down with comedian Tig Notaro to talk about loving old people, cats that nurse raccoons, and her new animated comedy special, Drawn. Plus, Tig invites Sam's whole family to stay with her! Original release date: September 14th, 2021.
1 hr 1 min