Bassem Youssef is an Egyptian comedian, writer, producer, surgeon, doctor, media critic, and television host, who hosted El-Bernamea (The Show), a satirical news program, from 2011 to 2014. The press has compared Youssef with American comedian Jon Stewart, whose satire program The Daily Show inspired Youssef to begin his career. In 2013, he was named as one of the “100 “Most Influential People” by Time magazine. Youssef’s current projects are Tickling Giants, The Democracy Handbook, and Revolution For Dummies.
More from Bassem Youssef
The re-reinvention of Bassem Youssef
Check out Esquire ME’s February 2021 profile.
Remade in America
Listen to Bassem Youssef’s radio show Remade in America with Bassem Youssef.
Partnership with YouSat TV
In 2020, Bassem Youssef endorsed YouSat and congratulated the satellite channel on its launch.