News based comedy shows on TV are like people who ring your door bell on Saturday morning. You open the door with hope. But it's always that boring bloke whose convinced the world is ending.
It's an obligatory article of faith, for anyone offered a job in TV comedy, that the world ended in 2016. The day that Donald Trump won the US election.
Like many Jehovah's Witnesses, they can be quite engaging. But only as long as you can keep them from talking about their Doomsday subject.