About the Show

March 2021

 

STEPHEN COLBERT PRESENTS TOONING OUT THE NEWS features a cast of animated characters, led by anchor James Smartwood, lampooning top news stories and interviewing real-world guests. 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. The series is produced by CBS Studios.

ON AIR:

FORMAT:

 

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS:

Thursday, March 4 on Paramount+

Animated Daily News Satire

 

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

 

VOICE CAST: (*denotes they are not a regular on one show but make appearances on a few)

 

Addison Anderson

 

[Rich Ballard (“Inside the Hill”), Austin Sparks*]

 

Kennedy Baldwin

[Morgan Herbert Walker (“Hot Take”)]

 

Jack Bensinger

[Tyler Templeton (“Hot Take”)]

 

Jeremy Bent

[Teddy Hopper (“Inside the Hill”), Jonathan Keene (“Hot Take”)]

 

Steph Cook

[Charlotte Fitzgerald (“The Establishment with Tory Hughes”)]

 

Neil D’Astolfo

[Peter Womack (“Virtue Signal”), Troy Lawson (“The Establishment with Tory Hughes”)]

 

RJ Fried

[James Smartwood (“Big News”)]

 

Otter Lee

[Otter Lin*]

 

Jeremy Levick

[Jeremy Levy-Levin*]

 

Nathan Min

[Brian Min (“Virtue Signal”)]

 

Maureen Monahan

 

[Sarah Sabo (“Inside the Hill”), Kylie Weaver (“Virtue Signal”), Nicole Vance*]

 

Alise Morales

[Lila Moreno (“Virtue Signal”)]

 

Simone Norman

[Eleanor Palmer (“Inside the Hill”)]

 

Naima Pearce

[Tory Hughes (“The Establishment with Tory Hughes”)]

 

Zach Smilovitz

[James Smartwood Jr. (“Big News”)]

 

Meg Stalter

[Bonnie Davis (“Hot Take”)]

 

Rajat Suresh

[Rajat Mehta*]

 

Ike Ufomadu

[Dr. Ike Bloom (“Smart Talk Tonight,” “Big News”)]

 

Corin Wells

[Lydia Parker (“The Establishment with Tory Hughes”)]

 

Moujan Zolfaghari

[Catherine Nadaan (“Big News”)]

 

Keisha Zollar

[Susan Shephard*]

PRODUCED BY:

CBS Studios

PRESS INFORMATION AND PHOTOS:

https://www.viacomcbspressexpress.com/cbs-all-access/shows/tooning-out-the-news/photos?page=1

 

SOCIAL HANDLES:

Facebook: @tooningout
Twitter: @tooningout
Instagram: @tooning.out

PARAMOUNT+ CONTACTS:

Morgan Seal

646-424-4321

morgan.seal@cbsi.com

Kate Mann

Natalie Speck

646-424-4393

212-380-0299

kate.mann@cbsi.com

natalie.speck@cbsi.com

CBS STUDIOS CONTACTS:

Lauri Metrose

818-655-7223

lauri.metrose@cbs.com

Yani Chang

818-655-7237

yani.chang@cbs.com

PHOTO CONTACT:

 

 

Sarah Coulter

216-633-5449

sarah.coulter@cbsi.com

 

Press:

Kate Mann
646-424-4393
kate.mann@cbsi.com

Natalie Speck
212-380-0299
natalie.speck@cbsi.com