Former CBS Evening News producer Brinda Adhikari has been set as showrunner and exec producer. Adhikari was most recently senior broadcast producer of the CBS Evening News with Norah O’Donnell. She spent five years at CBS News and prior to that, spent 11 years at ABC News, working in roles including supervising producer of World News Tonight with David Muir.
Chelsea Devantez, who has written on series including Peacock’s Girls5Eva and Comedy Central’s The Opposition with Jordan Klepper, is head writer. She got her first break in TV when Stewart read her packet for his scrapped HBO series.
Finally, Lorrie Baranek, who has worked on Netflix’s My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman and The Break with Michelle Wolf, is executive in charge of production.
The untitled series,