Wyatt Cenac's Problem Areas: First Season
May 28, 2018 6:53 AM - Season 1 (Full Season) - Subscribe

Wyatt Cenac's Problem Areas takes "a satirical look at social and cultural issues from Cenac's unique perspective. Rather than sit behind a desk, he will undertake a journey to understand some of the big issues of the moment and investigate real-world solutions."

Wyatt Cenac's Problem Areas is an American documentary television series hosted by Wyatt Cenac that premiered on April 13, 2018 on HBO. The series is executive produced by Cenac, Ezra Edelman, John Oliver, Tim Greenberg, David Martin, James Taylor, Jon Thoday and head writer Hallie Haglund. On May 22, 2018, it was announced that HBO had renewed the series for a second season.

Season One Episodes
1: Space Problems, Shit Problems, Minnesota Problems
2: NRA Problems, Chicken Bone Problems, Birmingham Problems
3: Energy Problems, Millennial Problems, Community Policing Problems
4: Food Problems, Rain Problems, Skid Row Problems
5: Bank Problems, Mosquito Problems, Mental Health Problems
6: Automation Problems, Beauty Problems, Gun Problems
7: Student Problems, Sidewalk Problems, Misconduct Problems
8: Tech Waste Problems, Adhesive Problems, Drug Problems
9: TBA (June 8, 2018)
10: TBA (June 15, 2018)

AV Club review: Wyatt Cenac's Problem Areas is pointedly funny, and a necessary addition to late-night
Vulture review: Wyatt Cenac’s Problem Areas Is a Mixed Bag
posted by elsietheeel (5 comments total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
I love Wyatt Cenac and I love this show. I'm super excited that it was renewed for a second season.
posted by elsietheeel at 6:55 AM on May 28, 2018 [1 favorite]

This show is enjoyable even from outside the US, though some of the police bits were hard to watch, especially the misconduct one.
posted by Marticus at 5:06 PM on May 29, 2018

older HBO announcement
posted by eustatic at 9:46 AM on May 12, 2019

HBO youtube playlist
posted by eustatic at 9:52 AM on May 12, 2019

9: Research Problems, Reef Problems, Punitive Problems
10: Teacher Problems, Burial Problems, Collaborative Problems
posted by eustatic at 9:59 AM on May 12, 2019

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