Bikini News is a series of satirical news videos featuring two comedians performing in bikinis in a comedic style similar to The Daily Show and Saturday Night Live.
It includes sketch comedy elements, including plotlines where the main characters marry and have romantic affairs with ninjas. It is available in podcast and vodcast form, as well as in mov and kago wmv file formats. Over 90 episodes and 80 bloopers/sketches were created, between November 2006 and December 2007.
The main characters in most of the episodes are Mary Clark (played by actress Penny Drake) and Jen Jackson, although early episodes featured other performers, including Wild 'N Out actress Cameron Goodman and Kari Byron of Mythbusters fame. Several skits include the main characters pretending to be celebrities, such as Britney Spears, Paris Hilton and Donald Trump.
The characters also produced their own video blogs chronicling events behind the scenes, as well as rants, questions to the audience and comedic sketches.
Views on live video.com for the show fluctuated between 20,000 and 400,000 views per episode. Statistics on other sites not available. According to the front page of Bittorrent.com on March 21, 2007, the show was the most downloaded on the site.
The show has been described as "fantastic" by top podcast The Daily Reel.