NEW YORK – August 11, 2016 – After revealing the pivotal behind-the-scenes presidential campaign moments that led to the Democratic and Republican nominations, THE CIRCUS returns Sunday, September 11 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME. Following a brief hiatus, THE CIRCUS will return in time to track and cover the first presidential debate, continuing its unprecedented access to the players and key events leading up to the general election. Cameras will crisscross the country alongside nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump to bring you every dramatic moment – from the intense head-to-head debates through election night – as America picks its next president.
THE CIRCUS: INSIDE THE GREATEST POLITICAL SHOW ON EARTH is produced in cooperation with Bloomberg Politics and features managing editors Mark Halperin and John Heilemann (co-authors of the New York Times best-sellers Game Change and Double Down, and co-hosts of the nightly political show “With All Due Respect” on Bloomberg Television) and noted campaign strategist Mark McKinnon. THE CIRCUS is produced by Left/Right, a part of Red Arrow Entertainment Group, for SHOWTIME. Mark Halperin, John Heilemann, Mark McKinnon, Banks Tarver and Ken Druckerman serve as executive producers.
Viewers can catch up on THE CIRCUS on SHOWTIME, SHOWTIME ON DEMAND®, SHOWTIME ANYTIME® and the SHOWTIME streaming service. Listen to the THE CIRCUS podcast on iTunes or Play.it. For more information on THE CIRCUS, go to: http://s.sho.com/1REcPNv and follow @SHO_TheCircus on Twitter.
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