Jon Stewart begins staff selection for Apple TV+ project

Samantha Wiley
By Samantha Wiley  - Senior News Editor
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The Daily Show host and filmmaker Jon Stewart has begun filling out his staff position for a new Apple TV+ show.

The Apple TV+ show is yet to have a name but it will focus on current events. Brinda Adhikari is assigned as the showrunner, while Chelsea Devantez will work as a head writer. Lorrie Baranek will be the show’s executive producer.

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Adhikari is a known figure in news media, having worked for companies like CBS. She recently won the Edward R Murrow award in 2020. Devantez is famous for her work on ‘Bless This Mess’ and ‘The Opposition with Jordan Klepper’. Baranek has worked on projects such as ‘The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore’ and ‘My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman’.

The series will be an hour in length and have single subjects that discusses current issues. It will be similar to ‘The Daily Show’, which is a satire TV program. 

By Samantha Wiley Senior News Editor
Samantha is a senior news editor at iLounge. She has been covering the technology industry for over five years, writing about Apple, Google, and other major companies. Samantha has also worked as a reporter and editor for several other publications.