[12/18/17 - 11:15 AM] Showtime(R) Elects "Our Cartoon President" to Premiere on Sunday, February 11 at 8 PM ET/PT The network will give viewers an early preview of the series, making the first episode available across multiple platforms online and On Demand on Sunday, January 28.
[via press release from Showtime]
SHOWTIME(R) ELECTS "OUR CARTOON PRESIDENT" TO PREMIERE ON SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 11 AT 8 PM ET/PT
New 10-Episode Parody Series Follows The Adventures Of The Trump White House
Executive Produced By Multiple Emmy(R) Winner Stephen Colbert
LOS ANGELES, CA - December 18, 2017 - On the heels of the State of the Union address, SHOWTIME will premiere its new animated series OUR CARTOON PRESIDENT. Executive produced by multiple Emmy(R) winner Stephen Colbert and his Late Show executive producer, Chris Licht, this new 10-episode parody will follow the tru-ish misadventures of the 45th President of the United States, Donald J. Trump, and his merry band of advisors and family members. R.J. Fried will serve as executive producer and showrunner. Tim Luecke will serve as lead animator and co-executive producer. Matt Lappin will serve as consulting producer. The half-hour series will debut Sunday, February 11 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME, before the 9 p.m. season premiere of HOMELAND. For a brief look at the new series, go to: https://youtu.be/KOuXzxXiu4s.
SHOWTIME will give viewers an early preview of the series, making the first episode of OUR CARTOON PRESIDENT available across multiple platforms online and On Demand on Sunday, January 28.
In this parallel cartoon universe, the Commander-in-Chief opens the White House doors for an "all access" look at a typical day in the life of the President of the United States. OUR CARTOON PRESIDENT examines the quintessentially Trumpian details of the presidency and his most important relationships, and no one is safe - from his close family and confidants to key political figures from both parties and members of the media.
OUR CARTOON PRESIDENT is produced by CBS Television Studios and executive produced by Colbert, Licht and showrunner R.J. Fried. Tim Luecke will serve as lead animator and co-executive producer. Matt Lappin will serve as consulting producer. To learn more about OUR CARTOON PRESIDENT, follow @CartoonPres on Twitter and Facebook and join the conversation using #CartoonPresident.
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