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From the album Bassem Youssef

Cairo Egypt - October 04:

Bassem Youssef's researchers and writers time code TV programs for anything of interest that can later be used in the program. With about 30 researchers they cull a weeks worth of a wide variety of media from the middle east into snippets for a one hour show.

Bassem Youssef is an Egyptian television comedian with his own show. The first season his politically tilted show was on OnTV and the upcoming season it will be on CBC. Dr. Bassem Youssef is an Egyptian doctor, satirist and the host of the satirical Egyptian news program Al Bernameg (The Program). The press has compared Youssef with American comedian Jon Stewart, whose satire program The Daily Show inspired Youssef to begin his career.

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