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Tooning Out the News

Tooning Out the News

  • Premiered: 
    April 7, 2020
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  • Network: CBS All Access
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Newsmagazine
  • Type: Animated
  • Concept: 
    Created by Stephen Colbert, Chris Licht, Tim Luecke, R.J. Fried, Mike Leech & Zach Smilovitz 
  • Subject Matter: Current Events
  • Tags: parody/satire

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Plot Synopsis

Executive Produced by Stephen Colbert, TOONING OUT THE NEWS is an animated series that provides short daily segments leading up to a weekly full episodes featuring a cast of animated characters mocking news of the day, and interviewing real-world guests and newsmakers.
Season 2 of TOONING OUT THE NEWS premiered on Thursday, March 4, 2021 on Paramount+, the same day the streaming service launched. The half-hour season opener features Gov. Andrew Cuomo's sexual harassment allegations, Biden's response to the MBS-Khashoggi report, and Trump's CPAC splash.