“The Circus: Contained in the Biggest Political Present on Earth” will conclude with its eighth season, Showtime introduced on Tuesday. The collection finale episode is scheduled to reach on Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. ET/PT.
Hosted by John Heilemann, Mark McKinnon, and Jennifer Palmieri, the four-time Emmy nominated political docuseries provided viewers a deeper take a look at the nation’s largest political tales contained in the beltway from Donald Trump’s sudden presidential victory and his contentious time in workplace, to the polarizing politics of the pandemic, the 2020 election and ensuing rebellion on Capitol Hill, in addition to Biden’s presidency at a time of worldwide turmoil.
“After we began ‘The Circus’ in 2016, we thought it will be a one-and-done deal. Eight seasons and 130 episodes later, we’re nonetheless agog that Showtime gave us the belief and help that stored us cranking on this lengthy, unusual journey — and allow us to show that our thought of doing a weekly, behind-the-scenes, real-time doc collection on American politics wasn’t as unhinged because it appeared,” stated host and govt producer John Heilemann. “Our perception within the significance of the story we’ve been overlaying and our eagerness to maintain overlaying it, Circus-style, hasn’t modified. So when folks ask what’s subsequent, all we will say is: keep tuned.”
Heilemann, a nationwide affairs analyst for NBC Information and MSNBC, can be the host of the “Hell & Excessive Water” podcast and co-author of “Sport Change” and “Double Down,” on the 2008 and 2012 presidential elections, respectively. The previous novel was tailored right into a function movie of the identical identify that went on to win 5 Emmy Awards, three Golden Globes, and a Peabody Award.
McKinnon beforehand served because the chief media adviser to 5 profitable presidential main and basic election campaigns. He’s additionally cofounder of No Labels, a corporation devoted to bipartisanship, civil dialogue and political downside fixing. His resume consists of work for a number of high-profile causes and candidates comparable to President George W. Bush, Senator John McCain, Texas Governor Ann Richards and Bono.
The “Pricey Madam President” writer, Palmieri was communications director for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential marketing campaign and White Home communications director for President Barack Obama. She additionally wrote “She Proclaims: Our Declaration of Independence from a Man’s World.”
Along with Heilemann, McKinnon, and Palmieri, Banks Tarver, Ken Druckerman, Tom Johnson and Divya Chungi additionally function govt producers. Left/Proper backed the collection.