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Posted Monday 2/12/18 at 8:22PM EST
Introducing Our Cartoon President's voice cast: "Bugs Bunny" plays Trump, the same actress voices Ivanka and Eric Trump
Jeff Berman, the longtime voice of Bugs Bunny, is also the voice of President Trump on the Showtime comedy. Standup comedian Emily Lynne voices two of the Trump siblings, as well as Nancy Pelosi and Karen Pence.
Posted Friday 2/09/18 at 8:57PM EST
Stephen Colbert’s Our Cartoon President struggles in a world where Trump jokes become stale after five minutes
The Showtime animated series based on The Late Show cartoon, which formally debuts on Sunday, feels “remarkably tepid” following the release of Michael Wolff’s Fire and Fury. “Jokes about Donald Trump tend to feel fresh for only about five minutes, until the president himself sinks to a previously unimaginable low and provides the Twitter meme assembly line with a new product to repackage,” says Jen Chaney. “Even that is a form of recycling.”
Posted Wednesday 2/07/18 at 9:09PM EST
Stephen Colbert’s Our Cartoon President predicted Wednesday's Fox & Friends
As Deadline's Lisa de Moraes points out, life imitated art Wednesday morning when a segment on Fox & Friends seemed to echo a running gag on the animated Late Show spinoff. ALSO: Showtime has posted the entire first episode of Our Cartoon President on YouTube.
Posted Sunday 1/07/18 at 3:33AM EST
Stephen Colbert says he would’ve struggled with his Colbert Report character in the Trump era
The Late Show host says his Comedy Central character would “100%” be a Trump supporter. “As a matter of fact, one of the reasons I'm so happy to not do The Colbert Report anymore, even though I loved it, is that Trump is such a similar character to my old character,” he says. “In other words, he's such a poorly-informed, self-important idiot, that it would be very hard for me to leapfrog him…He'd definitely be a fan. He'd be onboard. He'd be MAGA all the way.”
Posted Monday 12/18/17 at 5:56PM EST
Showtime teases Stephen Colbert’s Trump cartoon spinoff show
Our Cartoon President features the animated President Trump that regularly appears on The Late Show. It premieres on Feb. 11 after Homeland.