Discovery+ Acquires Jon Stewart’s Documentary ‘No Responders Left Behind’

Discovery+ Acquires Jon Stewart’s  Documentary ‘No Responders Left Behind’
Discovery+ nabbed the distribution rights to “No Responders Left Behind,” a feature documentary chronicling Jon Stewart and two other activists as they fight to get health benefits and compensation for 9/11 first responders. Stewart’s work on this issue has been well known for some time, and now his collaborators will get the spotlight too. The film also highlights the work of first responder and 9/11 social activist John Feal and Fdny hero Ray Pfeifer as they work with the former “Daily Show” host to secure benefits for all.

Announced on the morning of Discovery’s upfront presentation to advertisers, this is one of the first projects the streamer revealed since news of its merger with WarnerMedia hit yesterday. While the decision has many in the media world scratching their heads with its mix of news and high- and low-culture hits, “No Responders Left Behind” is the kind of high-profile project that
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