Season Premiere Sunday, January 27 at 8 PM ET/PT on SHOWTIME
THE CIRCUS returns for its highly-anticipated fourth season, as Democrats take control of the House of Representatives and 2020 hopefuls begin to plot their presidential bids. Hosted by John Heilemann, Mark McKinnon, and Alex Wagner, THE CIRCUS will venture behind the scenes in Washington and beyond, exploring the shifting power dynamics on Capitol Hill as Democrats take control of the House of Representatives, along with covering the escalating drama around President Donald Trump's White House as it grapples with mounting legal entanglements and continued scrutiny from Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
John Heilemann has covered politics, business and their intersection for 25 years in the U.S. and abroad. Mark McKinnon is a political advisor, reform advocate, media columnist and television producer. Alex Wagner is currently a national correspondent at CBS News, a contributing editor at The Atlantic and co-host of their weekly news and affairs podcast, Radio Atlantic.