Apple TV+ reveals trailer for new Apple Original podcast ‘Magnificent Jerk’

Apple Original podcast “Magnificent Jerk” will premiere globally with the first two episodes on September 18, 2023, followed by new episodes weekly on Apple TV+.

Apple TV+ has revealed the trailer for the new Apple Original podcast, “Magnificent Jerk,” hosted by journalist Maya Lin Sugarman, formerly of The Washington Post. 

“Magnificent Jerk” follows Lin Sugarman on a journey that starts with a box of her late uncle’s forgotten screenplays and leads to her discovering that he was a leader of a Chinese gang, that he went to jail, and, in a final twist, that he poured his incredible life story into a screenplay that was then turned into a low-budget action movie starring Rob Lowe, Burt Reynolds, and Ice-T.

The podcast will premiere globally on September 18, 2023 with the first two episodes, and new episodes will debut weekly, beginning on Apple Podcasts and via RSS at

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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.