Today Apple reveals a highly anticipated first look at the new current affairs series “The Problem With Jon Stewart,” debuting globally on Apple TV+, Thursday, September 30, along with the series’ official companion podcast.
In this sneak peek, episode topics range from the struggle for comprehensive veteran care to better ways to support the American working class, as the series tackles ongoing national conversations that have domestic and global impact.
Jon Stewart leads with compassion and humor as he takes a deep dive into some of the most enduring, deeply-entrenched issues of our time on the new Apple Original series, “The Problem With Jon Stewart.” From the acclaimed writer, producer, director and advocate, the series explores complex topics through the differing perspectives of stakeholders, experts and individuals confronting these challenges. The companion series podcast will expand upon the conversation from each episode, featuring staff members from across the show who will have conversations with activists in the space, share facts on the issue, and of course, bring plenty of jokes.
“The Problem With Jon Stewart” will debut globally on Apple TV+, Thursday, September 30, followed by new episodes every other week. The series’ official podcast will also premiere on Thursday, September 30 on Apple Podcasts at https://apple.co/jon-stewart-podcast and via RSS, with new episodes every week (where available).
Hailing from a multi-year partnership with Apple TV+,“The Problem With Jon Stewart” will be hosted and executive produced by Stewart through his Busboy Productions. The series is executive produced by showrunner Brinda Adhikari, alongside Stewart’s longtime manager James Dixon, and Richard Plepler through his Eden Productions, which has an exclusive overall production deal with Apple. Chris McShane is co-executive producer, Lorrie Baranek is supervising producer, and Chelsea Devantez is head writer.
Apple TV+ offers premium, compelling drama and comedy series, feature films, groundbreaking documentaries, and kids and family entertainment, and is available to watch across all your favorite screens. After its launch on November 1, 2019, Apple TV+ became the first all-original streaming service to launch around the world, and has premiered more original hits and received more award recognitions faster than any other streaming service in its debut. To date, Apple Original films, documentaries, and series have been honored with 152 wins and 518 awards nominations.
Premiering September 30