The Problem with Jon Stewart — the late-night talk show host’s much-anticipated return to TV — is now scheduled to debut September 30. It’ll be exclusively on Apple TV+, though the show also has a YouTube channel. And there’ll be a companion podcast.
The announcement came in a video in which Stewart jokes about not looking quite as young as he used to. Watch it now:
The Problem with Jon Stewart is both funny and serious
The Problem with Jon Stewart will be a one-hour, single-issue series exploring topics that are currently part of the national conversation. The first two episodes already have been recorded.
Apple says, “It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the world’s problems. It’s harder to pinpoint the systems responsible for creating them. In this series, Jon Stewart brings together people impacted by different parts of a problem to discuss one big question: How do we come up with change?”
This is his first show since leaving The Daily Show in 2015. He won twenty Emmy Awards during his run on that program.
Exclusively on Apple TV+
When it debuts, watching The Problem with Jon Stewart will require a $4.99-per-month subscription to Apple TV+. But the service offers much more that political commentary with a humorous streak. There are sit-coms, mysteries, thrillers, crime dramas, sci-fi and much more.
And there could be further shows from Stewart. Apple TV+ signed a first-look deal with his production company, Busboy Productions, on projects that might be developed for the video streaming service.