Former “Daily Show” host Jon Stewart’s new Apple TV+ series has been bad news, according to the latest ratings.
“The Problem with Jon Stewart,” which launched in September, had only 40,000 homes in its viewership for the most recent episode, according to Bloomberg.
Jon Stewart’s ‘super-woke’ Apple TV+ show a ‘flop’: Report https://t.co/GEBUy9cmSF
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Apple TV+ continued to defend its host despite the rumors of his lagging program.
“We are thrilled that ‘The Problem with Jon Stewart’ has resonated with viewers all over the world,” Molly Thompson, head of unscripted and documentaries at Apple TV+, told Bloomberg.
“The series has sparked complex conversations about critical issues, and we’re proud to team with Jon for season two and beyond,” she added.
The Post Millennial also noted the show’s weak performance, sharing, “Ratings for Jon Stewart’s new woke show have been very much failing to meet expectations so far.”
Ratings for Jon Stewart’s new woke show have been very much failing to meet expectations so far. https://t.co/wpFjgxEdFS
— The Post Millennial (@TPostMillennial) April 18, 2022
The concern may push back on streaming providers promoting programs focused on leftist or liberal themes. CNN+, for example, has also already struggled with its launch, showing the audience craving more liberal content may simply not exist.