HIT POLITICAL PODCAST POD SAVE AMERICA
COMES TO HBO FOR A SERIES OF HOUR-LONG SPECIALS
STARTING THIS FRIDAY, OCT. 12 IN MIAMI;
GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATE ANDREW GILLUM IS A GUEST
The hit political podcast POD SAVE AMERICA comes to HBO for a series of four specials, starting this FRIDAY, OCT. 12 (11:00 p.m.-midnight ET/ PT), with other specials debuting subsequent Fridays at the same time. Funny and informative, POD SAVE AMERICA will be taped the same day in front of live audiences in Miami (Oct. 12), Austin (Oct. 19), Philadelphia (Oct. 26) and Irvine, Cal. (Nov. 2). Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum will be a guest on this Friday's show.
HBO is making the debut edition of POD SAVE AMERICA available to non-subscribers for free via the HBO YouTube page. Each week's show will also be available on HBO NOW, HBO GO, HBO On Demand and partners' streaming platforms the Saturday morning after its Friday-night debut on HBO.
POD SAVE AMERICA is hosted by Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, Dan Pfeiffer and Tommy Vietor, former aides to President Obama, who break down the week's events and help Americans figure out what matters and how to make a difference in these turbulent political times. After a brief recap of up-to-the-moment political news, each edition features a pre-taped field piece highlighting a local issue, followed by a discussion with hosts, their co-host and guests, who include local and national politicians, journalists and activists.
The twice-weekly podcast "Pod Save America," which is also hosted by Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, Dan Pfeiffer and Tommy Vietor, has been downloaded more than 310 million times since launching in Jan. 2017.
The HBO specials are executive produced by Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, Tommy Vietor, Ravi Nandan and Josh Lieb.