From Bill Brioux of the Associated Press:
Link: ‘Beaverton’ producers: Good Trump jokes are hard to write
The new Canadian comedy series “The Beaverton” had two episodes ready to air for its premiere on Wednesday, one night after the U.S. presidential election.
One five-minute opening segment was prepared in case Hillary Clinton won and another was prepped in case—as the warm-up comedian expressed it—”it’s the apocalypse.”
Donald Trump’s surprise victory meant the audience for The Comedy Network’s new satire missed seeing a routine that described Clinton as “America’s first openly-female president.” Continue reading.