Jon Stewart Cancels ‘The Problem With…’ Apple FYC Event Amid Writers Strike

Unique, john stewart The star is the latest to cancel promotional assignments as part of the writers’ strike.

The comedian has taken out an FYC event for him Apple series the problem with jon stewart The impact of the strike continues into the next week.

Stewart was set to participate in a conversation about a second season of the Apple talk show on Monday, May 8. It was supposed to take place at Hollywood’s Goya Studios as part of the streamer’s Think Apple TV+ space.

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Stewart himself set to moderate another FYC event to promote John Mulaney Child Jay Exclusive on Netflix.

WGA rules prevent members, of whom Stewart is one, from promoting projects at FYC events. “You must tell the company that you are barred from publicizing your work until the strike is over.”

second season of the problem with jon stewart premiered in October and had a 12-episode run through April.

Brinda Adhikari serves as showrunner and executive alongside Stewart’s manager, James Dixon, and Richard Plepler through her Eden Productions, which has an overall production deal with Apple. Chelsea Devantz is head writer and Laurie Baranek is supervising producer.

Apple did not respond to a request for comment but sources close to the show confirmed Stewart’s cancellation.