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Hasan Minhaj’s ‘Patriot Act’ at Netflix cancelled

Emmy Award-winning series made its premiere in 2018.

Emmy Award-winning seriesThe show’s sixth and final season that premiered in May this year was filmed from Minhaj’s home - OyeYeah News
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Hasan Minhaj’s comedy talk series Patriotic Act has come to an end on Netflix.

Minhaj, the host of the show broke the news on social media on early Tuesday.

In a tweet, he wrote, “What a run. @patriotact has come to an end. I got to work with the best writers, producers, researchers, and animators in the game. My 2 babies were born and grew up with the show. TY to @Netflix and everyone who watched. Now it’s time to return these screens to Best Buy”. 

Emmy Award-winning series made its premiere in 2018 and covered a myriad of topics from the George Floyd protests and coronavirus outbreak to corruption in cricket.

However, In 2019, the comedy talk series was caught in controversy when Netflix removed an episode from streaming in Saudi Arabia after officials from the Kingdom complained it was critical of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and his alleged role in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

The show has released 39 episodes. What turned out to be the show’s final episode, came out in June 2020.

The show’s sixth and final season that premiered in May this year was filmed from Minhaj’s home in front of a green screen amid coronavirus pandemic halted production for a number of talk shows.

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Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.