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Some Funny People Are Getting Their Own Shows

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The Daily Show with Jon Stewart‘s husband and wife team Samantha Bee and Jason Jones have a yet to be titled sitcom in works for CBS.

And DL Hughley is going to do a comedy talk show for – wait for it – CNN. CNN? ‘The most trusted name in news’? DL Hughley? Okay. We’ll remain neutral if this cheapens news – but it could cheapen comedy. Any AP story that is forced to bring up Fox News’ Half Hour News Hour, can’t be good for the business of things actually funny.

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