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“The problem with “John Stewart ” will not return to Apple TV+ for a third season due to alleged controversy over themes, although details are sparse.
” The Trouble with Jon Stewart ” successfully ran for two seasons on Apple TV+ and won the title of most-watched unscripted show when it debuted. It was even nominated for four Emmy Awards, including an episode of Outstanding Performance.
According to Variety, Apple TV+ and Jon Stewart parted ways amicably due to disagreements over topics discussed in season three. According to According to an anonymous source, these topics allegedly included artificial intelligence and China.
Over the course of two seasons, the show tackled controversial topics including racism, gender, climate change and more. One segment even pointed out Apple's financial situation and criticized the company, so it's unclear why other topics would be unavailable.
In recent weeks, Apple TV+ has canceled several shows and projects. Check out AppleInsider's full list of canceled shows.
Jon Stewart is known for his appearance on “The Daily Show” and his advocacy work on behalf of veterans and first responders. “The Trouble with Jon Stewart” was his return to television and a big win for Apple, and time will tell if this will be the last time we see Stewart on an unscripted show.