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Wed Apr 24, 2019, 05:51 PM

Pro-Trump TV Channel OAN Has a Comedy Show So Terrible It Might Actually Be Funny

This week, far-right little-watched cable network One America News, a channel that’s positioned itself as an even Trumpier version of Fox News, announced that it will debut a new conservative comedy show next month.

The program, titled Headlines Tonight with Drew Berquist, is an obvious knockoff of The Daily Show, Last Week Tonight, and Saturday Night Live’s “Weekend Update,” in that its focus is satirizing today’s headlines in a newscast setting.

That is, however, where the comparisons end.

OANN CEO Robert Herring claimed the show will “make fun of someone other than President Trump,” which the teaser clips released this week bear out. But none of the released clips show any “fun” or anything remotely bordering on comedy—at least not of the intentional sort.

In the first clip tweeted out by Herring on Tuesday, host Drew Berquist—a former BlazeTV host and counterterrorism officer—took aim at the right’s favorite bogeywoman as of late: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY). The result, of course, is Mike Huckabee-style hokey “comedy” tailor-made for people who apparently love painfully flat humor.

Riffing on a nearly three-week-old story of Ocasio-Cortez supposedly appropriating a forced “black accent” during a speech addressing an African-American audience, Berquist’s punchline is him just imitating AOC, but with an even more stereotypical accent. The show’s laugh track loved it though!
https://www.thedailybeast.com/pro-trump-tv-channel-oan-has-a-comedy-show-so-terrible-it-might-actually-be-funny


I give it 3 episodes before it gets canned. Conservatives, comedy is an art form, and you're not artists.

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Response to Initech (Original post)

Wed Apr 24, 2019, 05:58 PM

1. Conservatives can't do humor. When they tried in the past it's always failed.

Sorry, Cons, leave it to those who know what they’re doing.

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Wed Apr 24, 2019, 06:11 PM

2. ONAN TV

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