Just in time for the State of the Union, Showtime has released the premiere episode of their new TV show Our Cartoon President early.
From executive producer Stephen Colbert, the animated comedy “follows the tru-ish misadventures of the 45th President of the United States, Donald J. Trump, and his merry band of advisors and family members.”
Our Cartoon President premieres on Showtime on February 11th at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
LOS ANGELES, CA – January 28, 2018 – Ahead of Tuesday’s State of the Union Address, SHOWTIME is giving viewers an early opportunity to sample the premiere episode of the new animated series OUR CARTOON PRESIDENT, executive produced by multiple Emmy(R) winner Stephen Colbert, Chris Licht (The Late Show with Stephen Colbert) and R.J. Fried. The half-hour parody series follows the tru-ish misadventures of the 45th President of the United States, Donald J. Trump, and his merry band of advisors and family members. Along with the early episode, SHOWTIME has unveiled the poster art for the series. OUR CARTOON PRESIDENT is set to debut on air with two back-to-back episodes on Sunday, February 11 starting at 8 p.m. ET/PT. To watch and share the first episode of OUR CARTOON PRESIDENT, go to:
Consumers can also watch the series premiere of OUR CARTOON PRESIDENT for free now on Facebook and SHO.com, as well as across multiple television and streaming providers’ devices, websites, applications and authenticated online services and their free On Demand channels. In addition, the episode is available for free on the SHOWTIME stand-alone service’s website www.showtime.com. SHOWTIME subscribers can watch the series premiere of OUR CARTOON PRESIDENT now on streaming, authenticated and on-demand platforms including SHOWTIME ON DEMAND(R) and SHOWTIME ANYTIME(R).
The new 10-episode parody 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. 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 is produced by CBS Television Studios and executive produced by Colbert, Licht and Fried, who serves as showrunner. Tim Luecke serves as lead animator and co-executive producer. Matt Lappin is consulting producer. To learn more about OUR CARTOON PRESIDENT, follow @CartoonPres and join the conversation using #CartoonPresident.”
What do you think? Are you a fan of political satire? Will you watch Our Cartoon President?