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Animated Political Satire Returns! Headline News

‘Stephen Colbert Presents Tooning Out the News’ Debuts March 4 on Paramount+

New season of the satirical animated series kicks off with a half-hour special to celebrate the streaming service’s rebranding; Season 2 welcomes several new analysts and two new segments.

Let the Game Adaptations Begin Headline News

‘Halo’ Series Heads to Paramount+

Following numerous development setbacks, the live-action series has found a new home at Paramount+, and is being hailed as a possible ‘defining show’ for the budding streamer.

Talk Radio Revenge! Headline News

Dog Den Films’ 2D Animated ‘FISH’ Comes to Amazon and iTunes February 5

Indie film company partners with ContentoNY and animator Juan Mont on a new adult comedy series that follows a failed radio host who seeks revenge.

People Headline News

CBS Studios Inks Two-Year Deal with Mike McMahan

Emmy Award-winning TV animation writer/producer is known for top animated adult comedy series including CBS All Access’ ‘Star Trek: Lower Decks,’ Adult Swim’s ‘Rick and Morty,’ and Hulu’s ‘Solar Opposites.’

People Headline News

Writers Guild of America West Honors Craig Miller

TV animation writer receives career achievement award for his achievements during a 30-year career writing, developing, and producing animated shows, with over 300 credits to his name.

A Voluptuous AI! Headline News

‘Halo’ TV Series Adaptation Resumes Filming

Showtime teases sneak of Master Chief and Cortana as its live-action adaption of the fan-favorite video game series goes back under the lights after production shut down due to COVID-19.

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Brad Minnich Explores New Animation Territory with ‘The Good Lord Bird’ and ‘2150’

The veteran VFX editor and supervisor talks about his two latest projects, Ethan Hawke’s Civil War-era period Showtime series, and a fully animated feature inspired by ‘Love, Death & Robots.’

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The Catharsis of Voicing Donald Trump in ‘Our Cartoon President’

For veteran voice actor Jeff Bergman, voicing President Trump on Showtime’s ‘seriously ridiculously political’ animated series helps ease the stress of keeping current with our 24/7 cycle of real news.

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Even a Pandemic Can’t Stop Politics from Being Funny on ‘Tooning Out the News’

By Dan Sarto | Monday, May 18, 2020 at 3:59pm

Quickly retooling their production in the face of COVID-19, executive producers R.J. Fried and Tim Luecke continue bringing us a sorely needed daily animated dose of hilarious political satire.  

Animated TV Series Headline News

CBS All Access’ ‘Tooning Out the News’ Launching April 7

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 9:46am

Production resuming remotely on animated variety news series from Stephen Colbert and Chris Licht; segments to stream Tuesday – Friday followed by full episode each week.

Awards Headline News

Adobe Character Animator Receives Emmy Award for Breaking New Ground in TV Animation

National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences honors pioneering software system used for live performance-based animation.

Animated TV Series Headline News

Stephen Colbert’s Animated ‘Tooning Out the News’ Greenlit at CBS All Access

By Dan Sarto | Monday, January 13, 2020 at 4:55pm

Variety show from team behind Showtime’s ‘Our Cartoon President’ will feature daily and weekly segments mocking news of the day.

Primetime Emmy Awards Headline News

TV Academy Announces 2016 Primetime Emmy Nominees

Nominations for Outstanding Animated Program are given to FX’s ‘Archer,’ Disney’s ‘Phineas and Ferb Last Day of Summer,’ Comedy Central’s ‘South Park’ and Fox TV’s’ Bob’s Burgers’ and ‘The Simpsons.’