Season 5

Episode Guide

Obligations and Opportunities

S5 E1
Jan 27, 2020
In the season premiere, The Circus lives up to its name as the impeachment trial of President Trump begins in earnest.

Closing Arguments

S5 E2
Feb 3, 2020
Campaigns scramble in the final week before the Iowa caucuses.


S5 E3
Feb 10, 2020
A fumbled Democratic Iowa caucus and a Presidential acquittal.

Unfinished Business

S5 E4
Feb 17, 2020
The New Hampshire primary: the lead up, the results, and the fallout.

What Happens in Vegas

S5 E5
Feb 24, 2020
All eyes have turned to Nevada and its Democratic caucus.

On the Boil

S5 E6
Mar 2, 2020
South Carolina voters decide if there is a viable challenger to Sanders.

Super Duper Tuesday

S5 E7
Mar 9, 2020
Super Tuesday turns the Democratic race upside down.

The Cruelest Month

S5 E8
Mar 16, 2020
Biden's frontrunner status, and the impacts of the coronavirus on the race.

The New Abnormal

S5 E9
Aug 17, 2020
The Circus returns with reaction to Biden's VP choice. Mid-season premiere.


S5 E10
Aug 24, 2020
The Circus takes an in-depth look at the DNC's unconventional convention.

Party of One

S5 E11
Aug 31, 2020
A behind-the-scenes documentary series on Trump-era presidential politics

Law and Disorder

S5 E12
Sep 7, 2020
The Circus travels to Kenosha, Wisconsin after the shooting of Jacob Blake.

Going Postal

S5 E13
Sep 14, 2020
The Circus takes a look at the controversy surrounding mail-in voting.

Force Majeure

S5 E14
Sep 21, 2020
The Circus investigates the politicization of COVID-19.

Full Court Press

S5 E15
Sep 28, 2020
The Circus profiles the life & legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

October Surprise

S5 E16
Oct 5, 2020
The Circus covers the fiery first debate as Trump gets COVID-19.

Crisis Mismanagement

S5 E17
Oct 12, 2020
The Circus is covering all the inquiry surrounding Trump's health.

Steal This Election

S5 E18
Oct 19, 2020
The Circus dives into the issue of voting integrity on election day.

End Games

S5 E19
Oct 26, 2020
The Circus takes the pulse of the 2020 Presidential race.


S5 E20
Nov 2, 2020
The Circus pinpoints a few key Senate races prior to election night.

Who The F*** Are We?

S5 E21
Nov 9, 2020
The Circus is on the ground in every key battleground state. Season finale.