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Jon Stewart’s ‘The Problem’ Scores Emmy Nominations — Outside Variety Categories

Multiple Emmy winner Jon Stewart is up for two more statues at the 74th annual awards — but not in the variety categories he long dominated with The Daily Show. His Apple TV+ series The Problem With Jon Stewart picked up two nominations on Tuesday, for best hosted nonfiction series or special and best writing […]

‘Problem With Jon Stewart’ Head Writer Chelsea Devantez Exits for 20th TV Overall Deal

The head writer for Apple TV+’s The Problem With Jon Stewart is making a home at Disney’s 20th Television. Chelsea Devantez — who also hosts the Celebrity Book Club podcast — has signed an overall deal at the studio, under which she’ll write and produce comedy projects and supervise other writers. She’ll depart The Problem […]

The Role of His Life: Comedian-Turned-President Volodymyr Zelensky Rises to the Moment

When Volodymyr Zelensky was elected president of Ukraine in 2019, a lot of people thought it was a joke. An actor and comedian with no political experience, Zelensky was seen as a lightweight. He had come to national prominence as the producer and star of hit satirical television series Servant of the People, playing an […]

Jon Stewart’s Apple TV+ Show Goes Weekly for Second Batch of Episodes

The second batch of The Problem With Jon Stewart on Apple TV+ will come at a somewhat faster pace than the first set of episodes. When Stewart’s show returns to the streamer on March 3, it will debut episodes weekly. That’s a change from The Problem’s four-episode run last fall, when it dropped a new […]

This Week in TV: Jon Stewart’s TV Return, ‘CSI: Vegas,’ ‘SNL’

TV is going to party like it’s 2005 this week with a new series from former Daily Show anchor Jon Stewart and a fresh incarnation of the original CSI, featuring a mix of old and new characters. Saturday Night Live and Grey’s Anatomy (which, incidentally, premiered in 2005) also start their seasons, and On My […]

Jon Stewart’s New Showrunner on “Intense” Expectations, Diversity and that “Dicks In Space” Video

Brinda Adhikari never had any intention of leaving the world of news. Not until Jon Stewart came calling, that is. Earlier this year, the ABC and CBS News veteran was tapped to run the former Daily Show host’s new current affairs series, The Problem with Jon Stewart, set to premiere Sept. 30 on Apple TV+. […]

Apple TV+’s ‘The Problem With Jon Stewart’: TV Review

In his first regular television gig since 'The Daily Show,' Jon Stewart blends topical comedy and panel discussions.

Jon Stewart Ponders the Best Sandwich, Why Cats Are Scary While Taking the “Colbert Questionert”

On Monday’s episode of The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart participated in the show’s beloved segment “The Colbert Questionert,” where he expounded on the best sandwich, the scariest animal and his favorite action movie, as well as other deeply personal topics. In honor of Stewart’s new Apple TV+ show, The Problem With Jon […]

Jon Stewart Drops First-Look Trailer for New Apple Show

In a matter of weeks, Jon Stewart will be back on your TV. His new entry, The Problem With Jon Stewart, is set to roll out globally on Apple TV+ beginning Sept. 30. The series, a single-topic public affairs show that’s drawing early comparisons to John Oliver’s Last Week Tonight, will tackle issues, or “problems,” […]

Jon Stewart Isn’t Laughing

Jon Stewart knows that you’re likely to position his forthcoming Apple TV+ series as his hotly anticipated return to TV. It’s just that he’d rather you didn’t. “It just feels arrogant,” says the longtime host, who’s remained largely out of the public eye since he stepped down from The Daily Show in 2015, emerging only sporadically […]

How Jon Stewart Assembled a Staff That Looked Nothing Like His Last One

When Brinda Adhikari first heard Jon Stewart was in search of a showrunner for his Apple TV+ series, she assumed her newswoman background would preclude her. Up to that point, the only crossover she’d had with Stewart was years earlier, when some silly weather segment that she’d produced for ABC News landed in a shame […]

Jon Stewart’s Apple TV+ Show Sets Launch Date

Jon Stewart’s return to TV hosting is officially on the calendar. Apple TV+ has set a Sept. 30 premiere date for The Problem With Jon Stewart, the former Daily Show host’s first series since he departed Comedy Central in 2015. The Problem will debut a new episode every other week; a companion podcast that will […]