“The Problem with Jon Stewart” never overcame the show’s biggest obstacle.
The former “Daily Show” anchor drew a paltry crowd for his Apple TV+ program despite endless press adulation and a crush of hot-button topics.
As the @EntStrategyGuy noted this week, it really is wild that basically *none* of the people writing about Jon Stewart’s show getting canceled talked about how many people actually watched the show. https://t.co/7XUPNyNgTU pic.twitter.com/xGIldT84lR
— Sonny Bunch (@SonnyBunch) October 22, 2023
Now, the show is no more, but the spin is working overtime.
Reports said “creative differences” led Apple to cancel the low-rated series. Those “differences” included plans to cover both Artificial Intelligence and China, two areas we’re told by the press made Stewart’s bosses uncomfortable.
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