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[10/04/21 - 10:00 AM]
Paramount+'s Emmy-Nominated Animated Series "Stephen Colbert Presents Tooning Out the News" Transitions to Weekly Format
The new format will feature three segments that focus on topical news of the day, the week's most dominating stories, and special guests.

[07/23/21 - 11:15 AM]
Video: Paramount+'s Emmy Nominated Series "Stephen Colbert Presents Tooning Out the News" Reports on Breaking Stories Out of Comic-Con@Home
Paramount+ today released special coverage from its Emmy-nominated animated series, revealing "breaking stories" out of Comic-Con@Home.

[07/08/21 - 08:05 AM]
Paramount+ Brings "Peak" Animation to Comic-Con@Home with "The Harper House" and "Stephen Colbert Presents Tooning Out the News"
In addition, fans can tune in to a special Comic-Con@Home edition of "Stephen Colbert Presents Tooning Out the News."

[03/04/21 - 05:03 AM]
Paramount+ Launches Today with Live Sports, Breaking News, and a Mountain of Entertainment
Featuring more than 30,000 episodes and countless films from ViacomCBS' family of world-renowned brands and production studios, including BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and the Smithsonian Channel, Paramount+ is home to premium entertainment for the whole family.

[02/24/21 - 04:47 PM]
ViacomCBS Unveils Comprehensive Streaming Strategy and Expansive Slate of Originals Headed to Paramount+
Paramount+ will feature a powerful combination of live sports, breaking news and a mountain of entertainment from ViacomCBS' portfolio of world-renowned brands and production studios, including BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and the Smithsonian Channel.

[02/11/21 - 10:00 AM]
Paramount+ Renews Critics' Choice Award Nominated "Stephen Colbert Presents Tooning Out the News" for a Second Season
The series returns Thursday, March 4 with a half-hour special to celebrate and coincide with the launch of the newly rebranded service.

[07/30/20 - 05:00 AM]
ViacomCBS Debuts Expanded and Enhanced CBS All Access
More than 3,500 episodes across ViacomCBS' leading portfolio of entertainment brands will now be available on CBS All Access, including popular series from BET, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Smithsonian Channel and more.

[03/31/20 - 09:59 AM]
CBS All Access' Animated Series "Tooning Out the News" to Launch Tuesday, April 7 in the U.S. and Canada
Production will resume on its new animated variety news series, with the staff and crew working remotely.

[03/13/20 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 13
Updates include: CBS All Access pushes "Tooning Out the News" premiere; production on nearly all broadcast pilots to be delayed or suspended; and The CW's "The 100" to complete final episode.

[03/11/20 - 10:59 AM]
CBS All Access' Animated Series "Tooning Out the News" to Launch Monday, March 16 in the U.S. and Canada
The series will feature a cast of animated characters, led by anchor James Smartwood, mocking the news of the day and interviewing real-world guests, newsmakers and analysts in daily five- to seven-minute segments, followed by a weekly full episode available every Friday.

[01/12/20 - 01:52 PM]
CBS All Access Announces New Animated Series "Tooning Out the News"
The series will provide 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.







TOONING OUT THE NEWS (PARAMOUNT PLUS)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
4/7/20 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (fall 2021)
TIME SLOT:
fridays from 3:01 AM-3:30 AM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (??? episodes)
VISIT THE OFFICIAL WEB SITE
DESCRIPTION:
(from Paramount+'s web site, March 2021) Tooning Out the News will feature a cast of animated characters, led by anchor James Smartwood, parodying top news stories and interviewing real-world guests, newsmakers, and analysts. New five- to seven-minute segments will be available Tuesday through Friday, culminating in a weekly full episode. The series is executive produced by Stephen Colbert and Chris Licht of CBS' The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and RJ Fried and Tim Luecke from Showtime's Our Cartoon President.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Chris Licht as EP
· R.J. Fried as EP
· Stephen Colbert as EP
· Tim Luecke as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (animated)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· CBS Studios