Planet America

August 2020

Season 2020, Episode 27

3.0 9 x
Chas and John look at Trump's attempt to delay the 2020 election, TikTok ban, Biden's VP shortlist and negative stories about candidates Kamala Harris and Karen Bass. Plus the latest on COVID, the polls and Portland unrest.
July 2020

Season 2020, Episode 26

4.0 3 x
With less than 100 days to go until Election Day Joe Biden is opening up a sizeable lead in national polls and key swing states. Will President Trump's law and order agenda turn things around as COVID cases continue to surge.

Season 2020, Episode 25

4.5 13 x
Chas and John are back to bring you the latest on COVID, the economic crunch and the polls. Kanye West's on again/off again 2020 run and other past celebrity candidates plus tributes to civil rights campaigner Rep John Lewis.

Season 2020, Episode 24

3.0 12 x
Summer surge: a spike in COVID cases as some beaches, bars and restaurants close again while health systems overwhelmed. The US surpasses 2.5 million COVID cases and 126,000 deaths. Plus a racist retweet and bounty briefing.
June 2020

Season 2020, Episode 23

3.0 9 x
President Trump's first re-election rally since the pandemic held in Tulsa but crowds in the arena well down on expectations - can TikTok users and K-pop fans take credit? Trump trails Joe Biden by almost 10% in some polls.

Season 2020, Episode 22

3.0 2 x
Will a spike in COVID cases and hospitalisations in traditional Republican southern states affect Trump's campaign? The death of yet another black man at the hands of police in Atlanta as Black Lives Matter protests continue.

Season 2020, Episode 21

4.0 4 x
Peaceful protests continue as calls to reform or defund the police ramp up. The US in a recession but the stock market soars while jobs growth begins. Joe Biden secures enough primary support to become the Democratic nominee.

Season 2020, Episode 20

3.0 4 x
Protesters take to the streets across many US cities as violence flares after George Floyd's death in police custody. With 40 million unemployed and the coronavirus death toll nearing 105,000, America faces two major crises.
May 2020

Season 2020, Episode 19

4.0 1 x
After the Memorial Day holiday, considered the unofficial start to summer, Americans go to the beach. President Trump hit the golf course, Joe Biden emerges from home in a face mask. Trump imposes a ban on travel from Brazil.

Season 2020, Episode 18

4.0 7 x
America prepares for a summer like no other. The nation is reopening ready or not as almost all states take steps to restart the economy. President Trump says he is taking unproven coronavirus treatment hydroxychloroquine.