The Circus: Inside the Greatest Political Show on Earth

  • TV-14
Come one, come all to THE CIRCUS. This documentary series pulls back the curtain on the Trump era of presidential politics, revealing the intense, inspiring and infuriating stories behind the headlines. Key characters and events are presented in real... read more
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Come one, come all to THE CIRCUS. This documentary series pulls back the curtain on the Trump era of presidential politics, 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.

Original Release

01/17/2016 on SHO

US Release




Mark McKinnon Self - Host
John Heilemann Self - Host
Alex Wagner Self - Host
Mark Halperin Self
Jennifer Palmieri Self - Host
Donald Trump Self
Jennifer Palmieri Self - Contributor
Ted Cruz Self
Hillary Clinton Self
Marco Rubio Self - Florida Senator
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Reigning Chaos Sunday, 10 January 2021
2 Clear and Present Danger Sunday, 17 January 2021
3 President Biden Sunday, 24 January 2021
4 Rubber Meets Road Sunday, 31 January 2021
5 Dysfunction Junction Sunday, 07 February 2021
6 Persona Non Grata Sunday, 14 February 2021
7 Being Green Sunday, 21 February 2021
8 Points on the Board Sunday, 28 February 2021
9 Calling the Shots Sunday, 19 September 2021
10 The Biden Doctrine Sunday, 26 September 2021
11 It's All Happening Sunday, 03 October 2021
12 Lone Star Blues Sunday, 10 October 2021
13 Coup II Sunday, 17 October 2021
14 Virginia Is For... Sunday, 24 October 2021
15 Big F***ing Deal Sunday, 31 October 2021
16 The Broken Place Sunday, 07 November 2021



Banks Tarver Executive Producer
Ken Druckerman Executive Producer
John Heilemann Executive Producer
Mark McKinnon Executive Producer
Ted Bourne Executive Producer
Stuart Fero Executive Producer
Alex Wagner Executive Producer
Tom Johnson Executive Producer
Siobhan Walshe Executive Producer
Mary Robertson Executive Producer
Mark Halperin Executive Producer
Scott Boggins Executive Producer
Bryan Taylor Executive Producer
Kristen Rockmaker Executive Producer
Peter Richardson Executive Producer
Divya Chungi Executive Producer
Laurye Blackford Executive Producer
Gemma Jordan Executive Producer
Jane Jo Executive Producer
Kevin Vargas Producer
Jordan Mancuso Producer
Laurye Blackford Producer
Steve Yaccino Producer
Luciana Lombardi Producer
Lucas Mumford Producer
Lindsey Steer Producer
Matthew Kenny Producer
Jess Mabli Producer
Katharine Vazquez Producer
Emma Salo Producer
Gina Nemirofsky Producer
Anneka Jones Producer
Joshua Chaffee Producer
Jeff Plunkett Producer
Jacob Rogal Producer
Matt Maxson Producer
Andrea Purse Producer
Julia Squilla Producer
Stuart Fero Producer
Samantha Feltus Producer
Olivia Snyder-Spak Producer
Daniel Amigone Producer
Arash Ghadishah Producer
Jane Jo Producer
Timothy Moran Producer
Jayson Haedrich Producer
Benjamin Kast Producer
Lizzie Blenk Producer
Evan Wise Producer
Matthew Flassig Producer
Bryan Taylor Producer
Ilana Berman Producer
Sarah Scully Producer
Erin Walsh Producer
Maeva Bambuck Producer
David Matthew Douglas Producer
Po Kutchins Producer
Veronika Adaskova Producer
Gemma Jordan Producer
Annie Allen Producer
Jackie Filer Producer
Cameron Davis Producer
Ann Tyler Moses Producer
Michael Reichenberg Producer
Scott Pierce Producer
Jennifer Merrick Producer
Liz Hodes Producer
Divya Chungi Producer
Christina Lenis Producer
Ariel Kay Producer
Mark Dudzinski Producer
Josh Gleason Producer
Allison Berg Producer
Robert MacPherson Producer
Sarah Ullman Producer
Lindsay Rothenberg Producer
Leslie Neigher Producer
Madeline Garcia Producer
Danielle Blue Producer
Izze Gibson Producer
John Gillespie Producer
Pat Mong Producer
Jaime Skelton Producer
Dana Brandes-Simon Producer
Vince Larson Producer
Tetsu Yamada Producer
Claire Sinofsky Producer
Nick Capote Producer
Seth Skundrick Producer
Sarah Venable Burns Producer
Ted Bourne Producer
Sarah Green Producer
Andrew Purse Producer
Nikki Spetseris Producer
Brandon Heurich Producer
Mark McKinnon Producer
Joe Venafro Producer
Charles Divak Producer
Buffalo Bonker Producer


Evan Wise, Charles Divak, Barry Blaschke, Seth Skundrick, Jane Jo, Michelle Brundige, Alicia Ellis, Stefanie Maridueña, Benji Kast, Christopher Nizza, Benjamin Kast, Daniel Wilson, Aaron Pomerantz, Brad Buckwalter, Alex Dollins, Arielle Amsalem, Adam Goldstein, Kerwin Barker, Chris Herde, David S. Tung, Giacomo Ambrosini, Geoff O'Brien, Mark Lechner, Lousine Shamamian, Becky Goldberg, Meredith Hays, Colby Bartine, Dennis Clark

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