The first trailer’s arrived for Viceland’s The Hunt for The Trump Tapes with Tom Arnold. In the minute-long trailer, Tom Arnold (actor-turned-investigator) says, “I’ve known Donald Trump for 30 years. He’s the same kind of old-school dumb*ss as I am, but I don’t think a guy like me should be president.” Arnold also promises he’ll dig as deep as he has to to expose Trump.
The first official trailer features Arnold, Judd Apatow, Penn Jillette, Rosie O’Donnell, Arnold Schwarzenegge, and former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci.
Viceland labels the series a comedy/investigation hybrid and has set a Tuesday, September 18, 2018 premiere date. The series will kick off with back-to-back episodes beginning at 10:30pm ET/PT.
The Hunt for The Trump Tapes with Tom Arnold Details: All the President’s Men meets Curb Your Enthusiasm as comedian/actor Tom Arnold takes his addled activism off Twitter into real life and tries his hand at “citizen journalism.” Using his network of connections, Arnold searches for the truth behind the many rumored, potentially damaging recordings of President Donald Trump. As Arnold’s potentially quixotic search among the powerful people who may have or know of these tapes unfolds, the series becomes a funhouse mirror snapshot of our current media and political landscape.
In support of the show, Viceland has launched a companion website at www.huntforthetrumptapes.com which also features a secure tips link for any whistleblowers or sources to send leads or actual footage (all of which will be vetted and authenticated) to help Arnold on his quest for the truth. Plus, the network joins forces with Arnold’s prolific Twitter feed with a new handle @TrumpTapes.
Other people featured in the eight-episode series include veteran investigative journalists like Jane Mayer of The New Yorker and the bestselling authors of Russian Roulette David Corn & Michael Isikoff as well as longtime Trump watcher, former NY Daily News columnist A.J. Benza. Arnold also sits down with people who have been close to Trump himself including former business associate Felix Sater and finally documents the frenzy of attention around Arnold’s surprise meeting with Trump lawyer Michael Cohen earlier this summer in New York.
Also of Interest:
– Interview with Tom Arnold