Satirist Borowitz on New PBS Show

Humorist Andy Borowitz ’80 will do a comedy segment each week on a new PBS news program, Need to Know.

Satirist Andy Borowitz ’80, author of the Borowitz Report and co-creator of Fresh Prince of Bel Air, will do a comedy segment at the end of each week's broadcast of Need to Know, a PBS news show that  premieres this Friday, May 7. "Now, before you start comparing me to Andy Rooney," he writes in a Borowitz Report dispatch, "I should say that I will not be behind a desk, nor will I spend the entire segment talking about my stapler."


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