Stephen Colbert Is Giving Trump His Own Show — Sorta

Showtime greenlighted an animated series about President Donald Trump.
Posted at 10:05 PM, Jul 27, 2017

President Donald Trump is getting his own television show again. Sorta.

Showtime announced Thursday it greenlighted an animated series about the president and the people who surround him.

The show will be executive produced by Stephen Colbert, who started using cartoon versions of Trump on his show this year. 

Colbert said in regard to the news, "I know a lot of people wanted to do this, and I'm honored that the Cartoon President invited our documentary crew into his private world."

Both Colbert's jokes and his show's current cartoon depiction of Trump are incredibly scathing. In response to Colbert's jokes, Trump called him a "no-talent guy" who talks "filthy."

Colbert's criticisms have proved helpful for his ratings. During the #FireColbert fiasco started by Trump supporters, the "Late Show" host garnered an average 3 million viewers every day for a whole week. 

The new cartoon — currently unnamed — will air 10 episodes this fall.