Jon Stewart will return to TV with an Apple TV Plus series

By | October 27, 2020
Jon Stewart will return to TV with an Apple TV Plus series

Jon Stewart will return to TV with an Apple TV Plus collection

Apple is bringing Jon Stewart again to TV. Stewart will host a brand new collection for Apple TV Plus that can function centered seems at his advocacy work and “subjects which are at the moment a part of the nationwide dialog,” Apple mentioned in a press launch asserting the collection.

The present sounds a bit like John Oliver’s Final Week Tonight: every episode will run for an hour and give attention to a single matter. Apple refers to it as a “present affairs collection.” There’ll even be a companion podcast, although Apple declined to say who could be internet hosting the audio present.

Stewart’s new collection doesn’t at the moment have a reputation or a launch date. The Hollywood Reporter says the present is anticipated to start out subsequent yr, and it says the episodes gained’t come out on a nightly or weekly foundation. Apple says the present will run for a number of seasons, however it doesn’t say what number of episodes can be included in every run.

The deal may very well be an enormous one for Apple. Stewart grew to become a political and comedic icon throughout his run at The Every day Present and launched the careers of a bunch of different comedians. There’s doubtless an viewers for his return — though he’ll face a really completely different media panorama right now: one the place he’s competing with a lot of his former colleagues and the place the kind of sarcastic political humor he pioneered is far simpler to come back by.

Apple additionally signed a first-look take care of Stewart and his manufacturing firm, that means different movies or reveals involving Stewart may come to the service sooner or later.

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