Credit score to Jon Stewart, it’s clear he was forward of everyone on the joke that the rocket Jeff Bezos used for his Blue Origin house flight on July 20 regarded just like the male appendage, as we see within the first promo for the previous The Day by day Present host’s new Apple TV Plus sequence, The Downside With Jon Stewart.
Stewart tweeted a trailer that not solely takes goal at Bezos, however Elon Musk and Richard Branson, depicting the three billionaires and their obsession with going to house as little greater than a method to stroke their (ahem) egos.
Jason Alexander performs Bezos, Adam Pally performs Elon Musk, whereas Richard Branson is depicted by a mop and a stray cat exhibits up as a stand in for Fb CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Tracy Morgan additionally seems as, per the promo, the “various pal who would by no means really hang around with Jeff Bezos.”
Stewart doesn’t make an precise look within the trailer, with the one indication that it’s even for his present coming within the type of textual content over a black display screen saying that it’s going to debut in September; beforehand we had solely identified it might arrive on Apple TV Plus someday within the fall.
Sorry for the aborted launch!!! I’m a foul twitterer. Take pleasure in this small step for man! pic.twitter.com/6gBHHJLByQJuly 20, 2021
Whereas the model of humor is unquestionably harking back to the topical assaults Stewart made well-known throughout his time as host of The Day by day Present (with a a lot bigger canvas), it was a bit disappointing that it didn’t supply a clearer image of what The Downside With Jon Stewart goes to be like when it does premiere.
The outline of the present that Apple launched in April payments it as a one-hour, single-issue sequence that can discover subjects which can be a part of the nationwide dialog and Stewart’s advocacy work. There may even be a companion podcast to the sequence. Will it use skits like what the promo exhibits, or be one thing extra akin to what Stewart did on The Day by day Present? We nonetheless don’t know. Nonetheless, it’s thrilling that Stewart will make his first full-time stint on TV (or streaming, if we wish to be technical) since he left The Day by day Present.
The Downside With Jon Stewart is one other prized feather in Apple TV Plus’ quiver, which has struck huge up to now with Ted Lasso and The Morning Present, and hopes to have success with new exhibits like Schmigadoon, Invasion and The Basis, amongst others.
A subscription to Apple TV Plus is priced at $4.99 per 30 days, however year-long free trials can be found to customers who buy a brand new Apple product.