Jon Stewart Sets Showrunner, Creative Team for Apple Current Event Series

Jon Stewart has lined up the important thing inventive group for his upcoming Apple present occasions collection.

Brinda Adhikari, Chelsea Devantez and Lorrie Baranek have all joined the untitled show. Adhikari will function an govt producer and showrunner, Devantez as head author, and Baranek as the chief accountable for manufacturing.

Adhikari is a highly-regarded information producer who has beforehand labored with luminaries reminiscent of Diane Sawyer, David Muir, Norah O’Donnell, and Scott Pelley. Her story with O’Donnell on the remedy of migrant kids at U.S. detention services alongside the Mexico border gained her a 2020 Edward R. Murrow Award for finest newscast.

Devantez has a historical past with Stewart, having began her TV writing profession on “The Daily Show” at Comedy Central throughout Stewart’s tenure as host. Her different TV credit embody the upcoming Tina Fey-Robert Carlock collection “Girls5Eva” at Peacock, “Bless This Mess,” “Abby’s,” and “The Opposition with Jordan Klepper.” She lately wrote, directed and starred within the unique movie “Basic,” an official number of SXSW 2020.

Baranek has labored in tv for over 20 years throughout all kinds of codecs and genres. Her current credit embody”My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman,” “The Break with Michelle Wolf,” “The President Show” and “The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore.”

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