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Showtime Extends Order for ‘Our Cartoon President’

Showtime has extended the order of its recently introduced half-hour animated series “Our Cartoon President,” with an order for seven new episodes. Executive produced by Stephen Colbert, showrunner R.J. Fried and “Late Show” executive producer Chris Licht, “Our Cartoon President” looks to open the White House doors doors for a satirical look at a typical day in Donald Trump’s world, 

The series will air the last of its initial 10-episode run on Sunday, April 8 at 8 p.m. ET,  and will then continue this summer. The political docuseries “The Circus” will take over that time-slot with a season premiere on Sunday, April 15 at 8 p.m. ET.  
 
The premiere of “Our Cartoon President” in February drew 2.3 million subscribers and the show is averaging two million viewers per week.

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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