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On October 25th, Egyptians watch the season's first episode of "Al-Bernameg" ("The Program") by Egypt's most famous satirist, Bassem Youssef. One week later, the show was cancelled by the independent network CBC before the second episode went to air. Bassem Youssef is known for his fierce jabs at ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi. Youssef rose to fame with a satirical online show after the uprising that swept Hosni Mubarak from power in 2011.

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