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The Circus (2016)

TV-14 Documentary

Inside the Craziest Political Campaign on Earth


Come one, come all to The Circus. This real-time documentary series pulls back the curtain on the current political stories, revealing the intense, inspiring and infuriating stories behind the headlines. Key characters and events are presented in real time, as they are happening.

  1. John Heilemann


  2. Mark McKinnon


Series Cast

  1. John Heilemann as Self - Co-Host

    John Heilemann

    Self - Co-Host

    130 Episodes

  2. Mark McKinnon as Self - Co-Host

    Mark McKinnon

    Self - Co-Host

    130 Episodes

  3. Alex Wagner as Self - Co-Host

    Alex Wagner

    Self - Co-Host

    84 Episodes

  4. Jennifer Palmieri as Self - Co-Host

    Jennifer Palmieri

    Self - Co-Host

    44 Episodes

  5. Mark Halperin as Self - Co-Host

    Mark Halperin

    Self - Co-Host

    34 Episodes

  6. Liz Cheney as Self (archive footage) and Self

    Liz Cheney

    Self (archive footage), Self

    6 Episodes

  7. Marjorie Taylor Greene as Self (archive footage) and Self

    Marjorie Taylor Greene

    Self (archive footage), Self

    5 Episodes

  8. Jen Psaki as Self (archive footage) and Self

    Jen Psaki

    Self (archive footage), Self

    4 Episodes

  9. Gretchen Whitmer as Self

    Gretchen Whitmer


    3 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 8

2023 • 12 Episodes

With a power shift in the House of Representatives and score-settling on the Congressional agenda, hosts John Heilemann, Mark McKinnon and Jenn Palmieri go beyond the headlines for an informative, inside look at the fluctuating political spectacle and the issues impacting us all.

Life During Wartime

(8x12, November 12, 2023) Season Finale

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Status Ended


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Type Documentary

Original Language English


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