Stephen Colbert Presents Tooning Out the News

Outstanding Short Form Comedy, Drama Or Variety Series

 

Emmy® Awards Nominee

STEPHEN COLBERT PRESENTS TOONING OUT THE NEWS is the first daily animated topical news satire series, featuring animated hosts making real headlines through interviews with newsmakers, entertainers, and politicians like Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, Rep. Jamaal Bowman, Alyssa Milano, and, somehow, Alan Dershowitz. New segments available to stream daily, culminating in a weekly full episode.

For Your Consideration

Outstanding Short Form Comedy, Drama Or Variety Series

Executive Producers: Stephen Colbert, Chris Licht, Tim Luecke
Executive Producer/Showrunner: RJ Fried
Co-Executive Producers: Zach Smilovitz, Mike Leech, Nicole Savini
Consulting Producer: Matt Lappin
Producer: Julie Zann
Produced by Tiffany Pollard
Animation Directors: Stephen Brooks, Dale Clowdis
Casting Director: Allison Cohn
Technical Manager: Mike Mason
Art Director: Todd McArthur
Supervising Editor: Thomas Berkley
Head Writers: Zach Smilovitz, Mike Leech
Supervising Writer: Naima Pearce

Outstanding Individual Achievement In Animation

Production Design: Todd McArthur
Character Animation: Dale Clowdis

Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance

Addison Anderson (Rich Ballard)
Jack Bensinger (Tyler Templeton)
RJ Fried (James Smartwood)
Maureen Monahan (Kylie Weaver)
Naima Pearce (Tory Hughes)

OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT IN ANIMATION – COLOR

David Kenyon

OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT IN ANIMATION – CHARACTER ANIMATION

Dale Clowdis

Accolades

“Perfect for these times”

– Daily Beast

“Absurd Yet Incisive Political Satire”

– Vulture

“Funny and engaging”

– TV Overmind

“A very clever piece of modern-day, media satire”

– Media Post

Addison Anderson

as

Austin Sparks

(Political Analyst)

Rich Ballard

(Co-Host – Inside the Hill)

Kennedy Baldwin

as

Morgan Herbert Walker

(Co-Host – Hot Take)

Jack Bensinger

as

Tyler Templeton

(Co-Host – Hot Take)

Jeremy Bent

as

Teddy Hopper

(Analyst – Inside the Hill)

Jonathan Keene

(Co-Host – Hot Take)

Steph Cook

as

Charlotte Fitzgerald

(Political Analyst – The Establishment with Tory Hughes)

Neil D’Astolfo

as

Peter Womack

(Analyst – Virtue Signal)

Troy Lawson

(Political Analyst – The Establishment with Tory Hughes)

RJ Fried

as

James Smartwood

(Host – Big News)

Ziwe 

as

Susan Shephard

(Co-Host – Hot Take)

Jeremy Levick

as

Jeremy Levy-Levin

(Investigative Reporter)

Otter Lee

as

Otter Lin

(Field Correspondent – Virture Signal)

Nathan Min

as

Brian Min

(Analyst – Virtue Signal)

Maureen Monahan

as

Sarah Sabo

(Co-Host – Inside the Hill)

Kylie Weaver

(Host – Virtue Signal)

Nicole Vance

(Political Analyst)

Alise Morales

as

Lila Moreno

(Analyst – Virtue Signal)

Simone Norman

as

Eleanor Palmer

(Special Correspondent – Inside the Hill)

Naima Pearce

as

Tory Hughes

(Host – The Establishment with Tory Hughes)

Zach Smilovitz

as

James Smartwood Jr.

(Chief Correspondent – Big News)

Meg Stalter

as

Bonnie Davis

(Co-Host – Hot Take)

Rajat Suresh

as

Rajat Mehta

(Investigative Reporter)

Ikechukwu Ufomadu

as

Dr. Ike Bloom

(Historian – Smart Talk Tonight and Big News)

Corin Wells

as

Lydia Parker

(Political Analyst – The Establishment with Tory Hughes)

Moujan Zolfaghari

as

Catherine Nadaan

(Political Analyst – Big News)

Keisha Zollar

as

Susan Shepard

Episodes

S1 E48 | WEEK IN REVIEW (Rick Wilson/Jon Meacham/Jemele Hill/Andrew Ross Sorkin)

An uncomfortable interview with Rick Wilson of The Lincoln Project, a name change for an NFL team, and a ‘lawsuit’ against Otis Redding’s estate take main stage on this week’s Tooning Out The News.