The host of The Late Show has scored two new animated projects – a series and a feature – at the ViacomCBS network where he used to host The Colbert Report.
He is exec producing half-hour topical comedy series Fairview and animated feature Washingtonia, which both come from CBS Studios.
The deal, which comes on the heels of MTV Entertainment Studios’ new deal with Trey Parker and Matt Stone, comes after it launched the Colbert-ep’d talk show Tha God’s Honest Truth with Charlamagne Tha God.
The series and the feature come from the team behind Paramount+’s Stephen Colbert Presents Tooning Out the News, which was recently nominated for Outstanding Short Form Comedy, Drama Or Variety Series at the Emmys, and Showtime’s Our Cartoon President.
Fairview is a hyper-topical eight-episode series that looks at how national politics causes wild