“The Circus” has survived. Showtime made it official last week, announcing it has ordered a third season of the political docuseries, which will be divvied up, so a run of new episodes will air in the spring and another in the fall.
More to the point, John Heilemann is back as host, ditto Mark McKinnon. But Mark Halperin is out, Showtime being among the networks to cut ties to the political pundit after allegations of sexual harassment also cost him his gig at MSNBC.
And Alex Wagner, best known as an anchor and correspondent at CBS News and contributing editor for The Atlantic, has been added as third host for the new season of the Showtime program.
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