Saturday, May 18, 2024

Comic Hasan Minhaj Says His Netflix Show “Patriot Act” Is Over After Just 2 Years


Political comic Hasan Minhaj says his Netflix show “Patriot Act” is over after just 2 years. The show won an Emmy, Peabody Award, and two Webby Awards. It’s interesting that Netflix didn’t try to have it on this fall during the election. Too controversial? You bet. Great work.

He writes on Twitter:

“What a run.


has come to an end. I got to work with the best writers, producers, researchers, and animators in the game. My 2 babies were born and grew up with the show. TY to


and everyone who watched. Now it’s time to return these screens to Best Buy”

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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