Executive Producer RJ Fried Talks ‘Our Cartoon President’

(CBS Local)– The Trump administration has been memorable for a number of different reasons.

The unprecedented political circumstances have created fodder for late night hosts around the country and at Showtime with “Our Cartoon President.” Created by RJ Fried and executive produced by Stephen Colbert, the comedy dives into the world of the 45th president, his family and confidants. Creating a show during an ever-changing news cycle certainly hasn’t been easy for Fried and the other writers.

“We try to write stories that we know will last the whole season,” said Fried. “We haven’t gotten burned yet. Luckily, H.R. McMaster quit the day after an episode featuring him. This season, we haven’t been as lucky. Things happen and luckily the animation style is not like “The Simpsons” or “Family Guy” that’s done nine months out. We can add lines right up until the day before delivery.”

Season two of the show premieres Sunday, May 10…

Original published: 2019-05-07 11:53:04 Read the full Dallas News here


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