Sep 07, 2011 bassem youssef has become one of egypts first youtube sensations. The episode aired on 14 december on cbc immediately following the presidential palace clashes between morsi supporters and opponents, resulting in the death of five and the storming of the muslim brotherhood headquarters in moqattam. This is the controversial first and only episode of the 3rd season for bassem youssef s popular political satire show, albernameg. Jon stewart to appear on elbernameg with bassem youssef.
A serious moment on the set of al bernameg in cairo, 2014. Bassem youssefs incendiary satirical news program, albernameg the program, chronicled the events of the 2011 egyptian revolution, the fall of president hosni mubarak, and the rise of mubaraks successor, mohamed morsi. Al bernameg and bassem youssef had just returned to tv on october 25th after a threemonth break. Bassem youssef talks to arthur kade about tickling giants full interview english interviews bassem youssef preparing america with revolution for dummies extended interview. Bassem youssefs albernameg s02e01 12 english subtitles. The show was hosted by bassem youssef on the freetoair channel middle east broadcasting center mbc masr and its reruns are aired on deutsche welle dw. Just three episodes into the show, several lawsuits have been filed against bassem youssef and his. Mar 19, 2017 at its height, bassem youssef s satirical show in egypt had a quarter of the country tuning. The channel announced in a statement read by tv anchor khairy.
They threw themselves in the arms of the one who feels their pain. The future of pluralism, citizenship, and religion in the middle east. Bassem youssef has been called egypts jon stewart but his. This all helped in developing both bassem youssef and al bernameg show on all levels and create a global audience. Youssef posed the questions what if the january 25 revolution did not happen. The show was hosted by bassem youssef on the freetoair channel middle east broadcasting center mbc masr and its reruns were aired on deutsche welle dw. Protecting freedom of expression or subtle censure of arbitral bias. Im very worried that people will say the show has someone not american talking about american issues or back home people thinking oh this joke was directed at us, youssef told mashable. The surgeonturnedcomedian had ratings his idol jon. The right to buy guns democracy handbook with bassem youssef ep.
In this episode, bassem youssef visits a muslimfree gun. The show was hosted by bassem youssef on the freetoair channel mbc masr and reruns are aired on deutsche w. The revolutionary comedy of egypts bassem youssef cbs news. The show, which consisted of 104 episodes, premiered during ramadan 1432 2011 with.
Bassem youssef announced on 2 june 2014 that the show was. Throughout its three seasons, the show remained controversial for its hilarious and bold criticism of ruling powers. Mar 21, 2017 bassem youssefs incendiary satirical news program, albernameg the program, chronicled the events of the 2011 egyptian revolution, the fall of president hosni mubarak, and the rise of mubaraks successor, mohamed morsi. The series is hosted by satirical comedian bassem youssef on the satellite channel cbc. Jul 07, 2016 bassem youssef is well known as the jon stewart of egypt for his comedy show, al bernameg, nicknamed the daily show of the middle east. Youssef also pondered the new era of president mohamed morsi, namely focusing on the muslim brotherhoods renaissance project and its aspirations to save egypt. With anthony atamanuik, peter grosz, bassem youssef, anthony apruzzese. Jun 02, 2014 television satirist bassem youssef announced today that his program albernameg has come to an end, citing threats to his safety and that of the production team among the reasons for the decision. Bassem youssef censored episode leak sparks controversy. I thought i should share with you my take on the episode since its what everyones doing on social media since friday night anyway.
Stewart and started to present his popular television show albernameg. Bassem youssef s albernameg s02e04 12 english subs all subtitled. Arabic text below i have been waiting for this movie for a long time. The shows host, bassem youssef, left cairo friday morning on his way to abu dhabi, along with his aide ahmed abbas. Egyptian political satirist bassem youssef on media. Watch bassem youssefs ten most talked about episodes. Annulment of arbitral award against egyptian satirist bassem. Al bernameg is a popular egyptian satirical program.
Bassem youssef has become one of egypts first youtube sensations. Elbernameg, literally the show is an egyptian news satire program. Together they teamed up with amr ismail as producer and mohamed khalifa as director of a 5minute episode for befnameg viewing. This all helped in developing both bassem youssef and albernameg on all levels and. Bassem youssef, dubbed the jon stewart of the arab world, was the host of popular tv show albernameg which was the first of its kind political satire show in the middle east. Bassem began his presentation on youtube on march 8, 2011, with more than 108 episodes of the program. On 6 january 2016, cairo court of appeal annulled an egp 100 million award against the famous satirist bassem youssef and his tv show production company qsoft, thereby giving both of them a new lease of life cairo court of appeal, 7th circuit commercial 6 january 2016 lawsuits no 11,12,14 of judicial year. Bassem youssef criticised his new channel, the channels owner, as well its hosts. Watch bassem youssef s ten most talked about episodes. Jordan defends president trumps questionable remarks, consults josh sharp and aaron jackson about which leftist movies to avoid, and chats with comedian bassem youssef. Bassem youssef on his new book revolution for dummies. Here are the jokes that got bassem youssef, the jon stewart of. The press has compared youssef with american comedian jon stewart. In an interview with bbcs james reevell, the heart surgeonturnedcomedian opened up about egypt, political satire and the topic of his new film.
Bassem youssef preparing america with revolution for dummies extended interview clip 3202017 egyptian comedian bassem youssef explains president trumps popularity in the middle east and talks about satirizing the arab spring in his book revolution for dummies. Albernameg, the arab worlds most watched television program was halted before the elections and was scheduled to resume last friday. No my dear, bassem youssef belongs to no part, he belongs to the egyptian. Less then 10 episodes were produced at home with help from friends. Bassem raafat mohamed youssef is an egyptian comedian, writer, producer, surgeon, doctor. Bassem youssefs elbernameg off the air in egypt after. No new episode for bassem youssef al arabiya english. Therefore we did not capture this episode on video and apologies if the sound. The show was taken off the cbc network before the second episode. Satirist bassem youssef announces the end of albernameg. Youssef not only captured his nations dissent but stamped it with his own brand of humorous political criticism, in. Nov 06, 2017 originally a fiveminute show shot from his laundry room and posted on youtube after protests in tahrir square unseated egypts ruling elite, it became the mostwatched program in the region, with 30 million viewers every week.
In juneyoussef announced the termination of al bernameg where he said that the pressure on him, his family, and mbc had become too great. I am posting this picture without any motivational quotes or hashtags or any reason for that matter. A heart surgeon by training, he was inspired by the daily. Soon after the show started airing, complaints were filed against it and its host, with accusations of insulting islam, president morsi.
Feb 03, 2016 lovehimorhatehim egyptian comedian bassem youssef is set to debut a new 10episode series in partnership with american cable network fusions online arm, fdigital. Jon stewart on elbernameg with bassem youssef june 23, 20 katt 9 comments as part of a threeday visit to egypt, jon stewart will make a guest appearance on elbernameg with bassem youssef, on friday, june 21st at 11. In episode 2 season 3 of albernameg, aired on friday, february 14, bassem youssef does not break the frame of the boundaries and expectations of normal tv news and introduces the humorous satirical mode as a new frame for the program as this program had started three years earlier and the audience were used to the satirical mode of the program. Egyptian authorities say bassem youssef uses unacceptable and offensive language. Bassem youssef preparing america with revolution for. If youre not familiar with bassem youssefs humour or his online show, just one. Youtube cbs news on the daily show politicians are often the butt of jokes. Bassem youssef, the egyptian jon stewart, on new fusion web. The press has compared it to the daily show hosted by jon stewart, which was the inspiration for this show. Egyptian satirist bassem youssef fined millions in dispute. Bassem youssef, the jon stewart of egypt, moves to u. Al barnameg with bassem youssef, egypts top political satire show. This piece was updated on april 20, 20 to clarify the translation of episode 15, part 2, 11. Bernameg came to life in march 2011, when youssef uploaded his episodes.
Jul 23, 2019 in episode 2 season 3 of albernameg, aired on friday, february 14, bassem youssef does not break the frame of the boundaries and expectations of normal tv news and introduces the humorous satirical mode as a new frame for the program as this program had started three years earlier and the audience were used to the satirical mode of the program. The show al bernameg was renewed for a second season after a contract with a second channel, cbc capital broadcast center, which premiered on november 23, 2012. The president turns his daily briefings into a game show and takes a trip to his hometown, and political satirist bassem youssef discusses fleeing persecution in egypt. Egyptian tv station pulls episode of bassem youssefs. Mar 31, 2017 bassem youssef in tickling giants b assem youssef is the egyptian surgeon turned tv satirist who in 2011 became a youtube celebrity with his homemade broadcasts about cairos tahrir square and. Jul 14, 2017 bassem youssef, known as the jon stewart of egypt, was the host of the most popular television show in the history of the arab world. Know that khairat al shater and mohamed badie are top members of the. Bassem youssefs elbernameg off the air in egypt after show. The show was hosted by bassem youssef on the freetoair channel mbc masr and reruns are aired on deutsche welle. Bassem youssef has been called egypts jon stewart but his program, al bernameg, has been off the air since last week and jonathan guyer, an expert on egyptian satire, says its unclear when. Elbernameg bombs, no second episode for bassem youssefs.519 431 57 1038 301 683 1292 198 1082 828 649 588 1143 581 482 1498 945 1360 281 1407 571 735 411 826 1272 1444 486 347 501 168 428 175 1340 1437 222 274 1186 1365 765 1241 1287 926