Category: Political Satire

Airing Date: 2011-2014

Channels: OnTV, CBC, MBC Masr

Al Bernameg is an Egyptian news satire program hosted by Bassem Youssef. The show aims at poking fun at powerful personages across the political spectrum. The show is full of diversity, starting with Bassem Youssef’s famous witty and humorous observations on current events, as well as hosting guests from the entire political spectrum and shedding light on the region’s top bands and artistic talents.

IN THE PRESS

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Bassem Youssef most searched celebrity in Egypt, says Google

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Bassem Youssef takes top prize at Esquire awards

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The 2013 TIME 100

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TIME 100 Comedians: Bassem Youssef Named Among Most Influential

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Egypt’s Jon Stewart on Comedy and Politics

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Laughing in the Face of Danger: The State of Satire in the Muslim World

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The ‘Jon Stewart of Egypt’ Talks Comedy

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The revolutionary comedy of Egypt’s Bassem Youssef

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Egypt finds its own ‘Jon Stewart’

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Egypt’s satirist Bassem Youssef lands Press Freedom Award

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Egypt’s Bassem Youssef included in Time’s 100 Most Influential People

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Bassem Youssef, le plus populaire des Égyptiens, ne se taira pas

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Egyptians’ politics-related online searches surge in 2013

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Meet the “Jon Stewart of Egypt”: Bassem Youssef

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Meet Jon Stewart’s Hero: Bassem Youssef

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Bassem Youssef Isn’t Joking Around