Apple TV+ has announced that the new season of its current affairs series “The Problem With Jon Stewart” will premiere on March 3, 2022, with new weekly installments. The upcoming episodes of the Writers Guild Award-nominated series will be hosted by the renowned host, writer, producer, director, and advocate Jon Stewart who is also the executive producer of the show through his Busboy Productions.
Chelsea Devantez is the head writer of “The Problem With Jon Stewart” and Brinda Adhikari serves as its showrunner and executive producer, along with James Dixon, and Richard Plepler through Eden Productions. Lorrie Baranek is supervising producer and Chris McShane is the co-executive producer of the new series.
New episodes of “The Problem With Jon Stewart” will explore more complex issues of our time on Apple TV+
Starting from March 3, “The Problem With Jon Stewart” will discuss a range of complex topics in his witty humorous way with experts, stakeholders, and people experiencing those challenges like climate change, the stock market, mainstream media versus sensationalism, and how to achieve racial equality.
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 Apple Original series. “The Problem With Jon Stewart” explores complex topics through the differing perspectives of stakeholders, experts and individuals confronting these challenges. Previous episodes address veteran care and burn pits, preserving individual freedom, the American economy and America’s gun crisis. – Apple
In addition, the conversations from each episode of the new series will continue in its weekly companion podcast which will include staff writers from across the show who have discussions with “activists in the space, share facts on the issue, and of course, bring plenty of jokes.”
Recently, Apple also announced a series order for a new “Omnivore” docuseries by renowned filmmaker Cary Joji Fukunaga and chef René Redzepi to understand the connection between humans and the natural world through the lens of food.