“Although Donald Trump’s presidency has been deemed a gift to late-night comedians in general and Stephen Colbert in particular, the CBS late-night host said he would be happy to have done without it.
“”I love my country more than I love a good joke,” Colbert said, during an appearance Saturday at the TV Critics Association tour to promote his new Showtime series, “Our Cartoon President,” an animated parody of what transpires inside the Trump White House.
“With his tart Trump-focused monologues, Colbert’s “Late Show” has vaulted atop the ratings in total viewers since Trump’s election.
“”Our Cartoon President,” meanwhile, will premiere Feb. 11 — after an online preview on Jan. 28, two days before the State of the Union address — having been spun out of an animated version of Trump featured on Colbert’s late-night program.”
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