Apple today revealed the trailer for season two of the Emmy Award-nominated Apple TV+ original series “The Problem With Jon Stewart,” premiering globally on Friday, October 7 with all-new episodes to be released weekly. This season will tackle topics including gender, taxes, globalization, elections and more.
The trailer highlights moments from the upcoming season, including Stewart taking on anti-transgender legislation, questioning the American tax proposition and confronting economic globalization, with special appearances from LeVar Burton and Susan Sarandon.
Acclaimed host, writer, producer, director and advocate Jon Stewart, recipient of the 2022 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, leads with compassion and humor as he takes a deep dive into some of the most important issues of our time. Using comedy and common sense, the series features tough, topical and culture-moving conversations from the perspectives of stakeholders, experts, and individuals confronting these issues.
The Writers Guild Award-nominated series “The Problem With Jon Stewart” is 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, Chris McShane, and Richard Plepler through his Eden Productions, which has an exclusive overall production deal with Apple. Lorrie Baranek and Reza Riazi are supervising producers and Kris Acimovic is head writer.
The series’ acclaimed podcast of the same name is available on Apple Podcasts and via RSS, and was recently named Best Interview Podcast by Adweek’s Podcast of the Year Awards, and received People’s Choice Awards for Best Male Host and Best Politics & News Podcast.