• Air date: 04 Mar '21 81 episodes
      A variety series featuring a cast of animated characters mocking real-world events the same day that they happen, and even interviewing real-world guests and newsmakers...
  • List of Episodes (81)
    • 1. 3/4/21 SEASON PREMIERE (Fareed Zakaria/Gov. Jared Polis/Ed O'Keefe/Yamiche Alcindor)

      04 Mar '21
      The season premiere of Tooning Out The News features Gov. Andrew Cuomo's sexual harassment allegations, Biden's response to the MBS-Khashoggi report, and Trump's CPAC splash.
    • 2. 3/9/21 INSIDE THE HILL (Jeh Johnson)

      09 Mar '21
      Former Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson helps Inside The Hill make sense of their Critics Choice Awards loss, the Royal family, and Biden’s immigration policy.
    • 3. 3/10/21 VIRTUE SIGNAL (Charles Blow)

      10 Mar '21
      Virtue Signal breaks down the bombshell royal interview, Pepe Le Pew’s cancellation, and attacks on Asian Americans with NYTimes columnist Charles Blow. Plus, Kylie Weaver creates her own QAnon.
    • 4. 3/11/21 HOT TAKE (Rep. Madeleine Dean)

      11 Mar '21
      Hot Take plays culture war speed round and announces its new COVID restriction-free Spring Break beach house with Rep. Madeleine Dean (D-PA). Plus, the latest on former President Trump’s takeover of the GOP.
    • 5. 3/12/21 THE ESTABLISHMENT (SEN. TINA SMITH)

      12 Mar '21
      This week’s top stories on Stephen Colbert Presents Tooning Out The News include the bombshell royal family interview, the historic COVID relief bill, and a deep-dive into the latest culture wars.
    • 6. 3/12/21 WEEK IN REVIEW (Jeh Johnson/Charles Blow/Rep. Madeleine Dean/Sen. Tina Smith)

      12 Mar '21
      This week's top stories on Stephen Colbert Presents Tooning Out The News include the bombshell royal family interview, the historic COVID relief bill, and a deep-dive into the latest culture wars.
    • 7. 3/16/21 HOT TAKE (Nina Turner)

      16 Mar '21
      Hot Take breaks down the latest in Gov. Cuomo's response to sexual harassment allegations and discusses the H.R. 1 voting rights bill with Ohio 11th congressional district candidate Nina Turner.
    • 8. 3/17/21 INSIDE THE HILL (Rep. Jimmy Gomez)

      17 Mar '21
      Inside The Hill panics over the COVID relief bill, Republican vaccine hesitancy, and Gov. Cuomo's recent progressive streak with Rep. Jimmy Gomez (D-CA).
    • 9. 3/18/21 BIG NEWS (Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse)

      18 Mar '21
      Big News covers the horrific hate crime in Atlanta, Democrats' efforts to dismantle the filibuster, and the botched Brett Kavanaugh FBI background investigation with Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse.
    • 10. 3/19/21 THE ESTABLISHMENT (Ross Douthat)

      19 Mar '21
      The Establishment breaks down the latest developments in Atlanta mass shooting, Mitch McConnell's threat to enact his agenda, and the crisis at the southern border with NYTimes columnist Ross Douthat.
    • 11. 3/19/21 WEEK IN REVIEW (Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse/Nina Turner/Ross Douthat/Rep. Jimmy Gomez)

      19 Mar '21
      This week's top stories on Stephen Colbert Presents Tooning Out The News include the horrific hate crime in Atlanta, Gov. Cuomo's scandals, the filibuster debate, and more.
    • 12. 3/23/21 HOT TAKE (Rep. Jason Crow)

      23 Mar '21
      Hot Take breaks down the border crisis with Rep. Jason Crow. Plus, a deep dive into Biden's Air Force One fall with Associate Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School Dr. Maitreyi Mazumdar.
    • 13. 3/24/21 VIRTUE SIGNAL (Marc Lamont Hill)

      24 Mar '21
      Virtue Signal looks into renewed efforts for gun reform, Biden's new $3T infrastructure bill, and Amazon workers attempt to unionize with guest Marc Lamont Hill.
    • 14. 3/25/21 INSIDE THE HILL (Gov. Phil Murphy)

      25 Mar '21
      Inside The Hill covers the Biden administration's push for gun reform and infrastructure spending, the Goldman Sachs allegations, and the AstraZeneca controversy with Gov. Phil Murphy of New Jersey. Plus, the fight over Covid vaccine patents.
    • 15. 3/26/21 BIG NEWS (Weijia Jiang)

      26 Mar '21
      Big News breaks down President Biden's first press conference and his statements on infrastructure, immigration, and the filibuster with CBS News Senior White House Correspondent Weijia Jiang.
    • 16. 3/26/21 WEEK IN REVIEW (Weijia Jiang/Gov. Phil Murphy/Rep. Jason Crow/Marc Lamont Hill)

      26 Mar '21
      This week's top stories on Stephen Colbert Presents Tooning Out The News include Biden's first press conference, the push for gun reform, exploitation of the southern border crisis, and more.
    • 17. 3/30/21 BIG NEWS (Margaret Hoover)

      30 Mar '21
      Big News breaks down the latest on Biden's Build Back Better proposal, Georgia's voter suppression law, the big boat in the Suez Canal, and more with host of PBS's "Firing Line", Margaret Hoover.
    • 18. 3/31/21 HOT TAKE (Rep. Mondaire Jones)

      31 Mar '21
      Rep. Mondaire Jones joins Hot Take to discuss Trump's latest Fauci insult, Lil Nas X's satanic music video, anti-trans legislation, and more.
    • 19. 4/1/21 THE ESTABLISHMENT (Rob Reiner)

      01 Apr '21
      The Establishment dives into Biden's new infrastructure bill, the underage sex allegations against Rep. Matt Gaetz, and more with legendary filmmaker Rob Reiner.
    • 20. 4/2/21 VIRTUE SIGNAL (Kara Swisher)

      02 Apr '21
      Virtue Signal discusses the Matt Gaetz scandal, marijuana legislation, and more with the New York Times' Kara Swisher. Plus, Kylie writes her own COVID vaccine PSA song.
    • 21. 4/2/21 WEEK IN REVIEW (Rob Reiner/Rep. Mondaire Jones/Kara Swisher/Margaret Hoover)

      02 Apr '21
      This week's top stories on Stephen Colbert Presents Tooning Out The News include Matt Gaetz underage sex trafficking allegations, Lil Nas X's controversial music video, Biden's "Build Back Better" plan, and more.
    • 22. 4/13/21 THE ESTABLISHMENT (Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes)

      13 Apr '21
      The Establishment breaks down the latest in Matt Gaetz's sex trafficking allegations, Trump's tirade against Mitch McConnell, Tucker Carlson's shocking theory, and John Boehner's attack on the party he helped create with bestselling authors Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes.
    • 23. 4/14/21 BIG NEWS (Judy Woodruff)

      14 Apr '21
      Big News breaks down the police killing of Daunte Wright with PBS NewsHour's Judy Woodruff. Plus, where in the world is Prince Philip?
    • 24. 4/15/21 INSIDE THE HILL (Willie Geist)

      15 Apr '21
      Inside The Hill debates Biden's Afghanistan troop withdrawal, the FDA pause on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, and the latest in Matt Gaetz's sex trafficking scandal with host of Sunday TODAY Willie Geist.
    • 25. 4/16/21 VIRTUE SIGNAL (Rep. Ritchie Torres)

      16 Apr '21
      Virtue Signal spills the tea on Biden's Afghanistan break up, Bernie Madoff's death, and Colton Underwood's coming out story with Rep. Ritchie Torres. Plus, a look at the media's newfound concern for Afghan women.