Earlier as we speak, Jon Stewart, comic and former host for 16 years of “The Each day Present,” confirmed why his final present, “The Downside with Jon Stewart,” was canceled by Apple TV Plus.
“I very a lot wished to have some form of place to unload ideas, as we get into this election season,” Jon Stewart mentioned on CBS Morning. “I assumed I used to be going to do it over at…they name it Apple TV Plus. It is a tv enclave, very small. It is like dwelling in Malibu,” Stewart joked. He then mentioned that Apple TV Plus executives didn’t need him to “say issues that may get him in hassle,” Stewart mentioned. His earlier present, “The Downside with Jon Stewart,” ran from 2021 to 2023 on Apple TV Plus.
Jon Stewart reveals why Apple TV Plus canceled his final present
Stewart hosted “The Each day Present” from 1999 to 2015, the place he grew to become some of the influential voices in media and politics throughout these years. After Stewart left “The Each day Present,” Trevor Noah took over internet hosting the present till 2022. Since then, the present has had a rotating lineup of hosts.
On CBS Mornings, Stewart was requested about having an influential voice on this political election. He replied, “I do not know if I am hoping to have an affect, however I am hoping to have a catharsis and a strategy to touch upon issues and a strategy to categorical them that hopefully folks will take pleasure in. However so far as affect…nearly all the things that I wished to occur over the 16 years that I used to be at ‘The Each day Present’ didn’t occur.”
He went on to say that political staff within the subject, like activists, have been actually rather more influential throughout elections. And he’s discovered that in tv, he felt folks like him can solely, “sometimes present air assist to these on the bottom who’re truly doing the work.”
This night, Stewart returned to Comedy Central’s “The Each day Present,” which he’ll be internet hosting each Monday night time in the course of the 2024 election season.