Wyatt Cenac's Problem Areas
2 Seasons | 20 Episodes | TV-MA
Emmy(R)- and WGA Award-winning comedian and writer Wyatt Cenac ("The Daily Show") stars in a topical, 10-episode series that takes a satirical look at a wide range of social and cultural issues from his unique perspective.
Season 2 Premiere. Wyatt examines why workers at major fast-food chains aren’t unionized, contemplates the perfect pair of shoes to wear to a protest, and travels to West Virginia to learn about teachers’ strikes.
Wyatt explores the role of facial-recognition software in surveillance, tries to curb car-on-bike crime, and travels to New York to question the idea of school safety.
Mental Health Problems
Wyatt considers what living in a city does to your brain, finds a new alternative to sitting at a desk all day, and travels to Salem, Oregon, to see how the city is addressing the mental-health concerns of students.
Wyatt explores the consequences of gendered toys, protecting women from their greatest threat, and San Francisco’s progressive sex-education program.
Wyatt looks at who gets access to good dental care, delivers a pitch investors simply can’t turn down, and travels to Seattle to see how a group of parents fought to keep their school from being shut down.
Private Sector Problems
Wyatt considers if we can justify the environmental cost of air travel, looks at a place where bookstores may be able to thrive, and travels to Minneapolis to learn how the city became a leader in healthy school lunches.
Wyatt looks at the unintended consequences of standardized testing, considers a high-tech way to streamline fender-benders, and travels to Des Moines to see how Iowans are dealing with automation.
Higher Education Problems
Wyatt looks at the complicated relationship between banks and universities, proposes a way to “gamify” real world skills, and investigates why some for-profit colleges target veterans.
Wyatt looks at how climate change is affecting immigration patterns, suggests a helpful resource for immigrants, and travels to Austin to explore how a culturally responsive curriculum can foster a compassionate environment.
Season Two Finale. Wyatt examines how infrastructure perpetuates segregation, suggests a solution to class warfare in the sky, and looks at New Jersey's long struggle with school integration.