We realized in October that former Each day Present host Jon Stewart will return to tv with a brand new present affairs sequence on Apple TV+. Now there are new particulars in regards to the group Stewart is assembling for his Apple present.
The Hollywood Reporter was first to share that Jon Stewart has chosen a information veteran and never a comedy author as his showrunner and government producer:
The previous Each day Present host has tapped a longtime newswoman, relatively than a comedy vet, to function his government producer and showrunner. Brinda Adhikari has spent near twenty years immersed in investigative reporting, most just lately at CBS Night Information, the place she received a 2020 Edward R. Murrow award for her contributions to a bit on the therapy of migrant kids in detention amenities on the US-Mexico border.
In response to THR, Stewart’s group that additionally contains ex-HBO CEO Richard Plepler and supervisor James Dixon will function ladies with a background in comedy:
In an indication that there’ll nonetheless be comedy infused within the sequence, Stewart has tapped Chelsea Devantez, who started her TV writing profession on his employees at his by no means launched (nor titled) HBO present, as his head author. […] Rounding out the manufacturing trio is Lorrie Baranek, who’ll function Stewart’s government in control of manufacturing.
As for the format of the present, we realized in the beginning that we should always count on hour-long, single matter specials and never nightly or weekly episodes. Stewart additionally has a primary look cope with Apple, together with an upcoming podcast mission.
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