Tip of the Spear
S7, EP8 "Tip of the Spear"
On Demand
The Circus travels to Florida as Gov. Ron DeSantis signs controversial laws on education, gender, and abortion; the Sunshine State becomes an American culture war zone, plus the rapidly escalating feud between Disney and state Republicans.
Original Air Date: Apr 24, 2022 • Showtime East • 29m
Keystone Chaos
S7, EP7 "Keystone Chaos"
On Demand
"The Circus" travels to Pennsylvania to cover one of the nation's most closely watched Senate races -- one that Democrats must win to maintain control of the Senate.
Original Air Date: Apr 17, 2022 • Showtime East • 29m
There Will Be Blood
S7, EP6 "There Will Be Blood"
On Demand
Examining President Biden's successes, failures and poll numbers; digging into the dissatisfaction within the Democratic base and the party's prospects for the midterms; differing strategies for Democrats to keep control of Congress.
Original Air Date: Apr 10, 2022 • Showtime East • 28m
The Home Front
S7, EP5 "The Home Front"
On Demand
Tracking dramatic developments out of the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection, including the vote to hold two of former President Trump's aides in contempt and gaps in White House call logs from the day of the Capitol attack.
Original Air Date: Apr 03, 2022 • Showtime East • 28m
The Nuclear Option
S7, EP4 "The Nuclear Option"
On Demand
As President Biden travels to Brussels for an emergency NATO summit, "The Circus" examines Russia's threats of using nuclear weapons in its ongoing invasion of Ukraine and what the West is doing to prevent that catastrophic escalation.
Original Air Date: Mar 27, 2022 • Showtime East • 28m
The Information War
S7, EP3 "The Information War"
On Demand
As the violence in Ukraine escalates, "The Circus" examines the pressure on the Biden administration to do more amid President Zelenskyy's dramatic pleas for help, while Putin tightens his grip over information and free speech in Russia.
Original Air Date: Mar 20, 2022 • Showtime East • 28m
The Escalation Ladder
S7, EP2 "The Escalation Ladder"
On Demand
With the situation on the ground in Ukraine growing increasingly dire, "The Circus" travels to Estonia and Washington to explore America's response to Putin's invasion and what the U.S. and its allies can do.
Original Air Date: Mar 13, 2022 • Showtime East • 28m
On the Brink
S7, EP1 "On the Brink"
On Demand
Russia's invasion of Ukraine; Jennifer Palmieri is at the White House with Press Secretary Jen Psaki immediately following President Biden's first State of the Union address; Alex Wagner examines the escalating standoff between Biden and Putin.
Original Air Date: Mar 06, 2022 • Showtime East • 30m