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‘The Circus’ Back on Showtime Jan. 10

Showtime's 'The Circus'
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Season six of The Circus: Inside the Greatest Political Show on Earth is on Showtime starting Jan. 10. Political strategist Jennifer Palmieri joins the show as co-host, along with John Heilemann, Alex Wagner and Mark McKinnon. Palmieri, who was communications director for Hillary Clinton’s presidential run, was a guest contributor for season five, which ended Nov. 8

Palmieri wrote the books Dear Madam President and She Proclaims: Our Declaration of Independence from a Man’s World. 

The Circus is produced by Left/Right. John Heilemann, Mark McKinnon, Alex Wagner, Banks Tarver, Ken Druckerman, Ted Bourne, Tom Johnson and Siobhan Walshe are executive producers.

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.