Jon Stewart is coming again to the world of TV information.
The previous “Every day Present” host, 57, has landed a take care of Apple TV+ and has already signed on to make a number of seasons, in keeping with Selection. Each-hour episode will discover a single matter referring to present occasions and an accompanying podcast.
If that sounds acquainted, it’s as a result of it’s the identical format that Stewart protégé John Oliver makes use of on his Emmy-winning HBO present “Final Week Tonight.” It was additionally the identical format one other Stewart protégé Hasan Minhaj utilized in his just lately axed Netflix present “Patriot Act.”
Throughout his 16-year tenure on Comedy Central’s “The Every day Present” from 1999 to 2015, Stewart gained a whopping 22 Emmys and established a brand new means that People engaged with information in the course of the Bush and Obama years. The satirical information present proved to be a star-maker, launching the likes of Oliver, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell, Samantha Bee, Ed Helms, Larry Wilmore and Rob Riggle, amongst others.
Since leaving in 2015 and handing “The Every day Present” reins to Trevor Noah, Stewart has stored a low profile, rising for the occasional look on “The Late Present With Stephen Colbert” and making a number of movies (corresponding to this 12 months’s “Irresistible,” which noticed a tepid reception).
His Apple TV+ sequence doesn’t but have an introduced identify or premiere date.