Netflix’s original talk show “Patriot Act With Hasan Minhaj” cancelled after 40 episodes. Hasan Minhaj announced the news on social media today i.e., 18 August. On his post on Instagram and twitter he expressed his gratitude to the makers. He also thanked Netflix and of course,the viewers.
He quoted,“What a run. @patriotact has come to an end. I got the chance to work with the best writers, producers, researchers, and animators in the game. My two babies were born and grew up with the show. It’s a time I’ll never forget. Thank you to @Netflix and everyone who watched. I’ll miss the show, but i hear there’s a British guy who has one that is quite similar.”
Patriot Act With Hasan Minhaj is an American comedy talk show aired on Netflix. It released weekly episodes. This is not the first time Netflix has cancelled a talk show. Few flashbacks like shows of Chelsea Handler, Norm Macdonald, Joel McHale and Michelle Wolf. Netflix took up the show “Patriot Act” in 2018 with expectations of 32 episodes from him. Later extending to 39, Netflix finally cancelled Patriot Act show.
In past Netflix once deleted a video of the show due to controversies. In this episode, Hasan criticized the Saudi Arabia’s government regarding the decision to kill journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The show won a Emmy Award for Outstanding Motion Design and a Peabody Entertainment Award.
The show shot it’s last season during quarantine. The final episode was aired on June 26. Hasan Minhaj shared a clip of his final video on Instagram with fans. In this video he spoke how lockdown changed lives and how new normal is created. He also revealed birth of his second child in quarantine.
In the lockdown, he also interacted with kids which turned into a fun session. It mainly focused on how the coronavirus affected the peoples’ minds and day. Watch the funny interaction below.
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