THE CIRCUS co-host John Heilemann goes behind the scenes at Funny or Die headquarters in Los Angeles, giving viewers an inside look at how the comedy website’s writers transform the day’s news into viral video content.
John Heilemann also speaks to its co-founder and renowned Hollywood director and producer Adam McKay about comedy’s role in the resistance movement and how President Trump has impacted comedy writ large. Watch new episodes of THE CIRCUS: INSIDE THE BIGGEST STORY ON EARTH on Sundays at 8PM ET/PT.
Come one, come all to THE CIRCUS: INSIDE THE BIGGEST STORY ON EARTH. This documentary series pulls back the curtain on the Trump administration after the 2016 presidential race, revealing the intense, inspiring and infuriating stories behind the headlines. Key characters and events are presented in real time, as they are happening. THE CIRCUS is a non-partisan, never-before-attempted take on one of the most fascinating and consequential political periods in modern American history.
THE CIRCUS: INSIDE THE BIGGEST STORY ON EARTH is hosted by New York Times bestselling co-authors Mark Halperin and John Heilemann (Game Change and Double Down). Mark McKinnon returns in a producing role with special guest appearances. The real-time documentary series will follow the circus of American politics, political culture and government – capturing pivotal moments, featuring interviews with key figures, and offering critical analysis of the stories behind each week’s headlines.