IGN is reporting that John Stewart has teamed up with HBO to bring us an animated news show.
HBO’s president of programming, Casey Bloys, announced today at the TCA (Television Critics Association) summer press tour that Stewart’s new HBO series will be an Onion-Style animated “parody of a cable news network,â€ that he described as â€œvery much in Jon’s voice.”
From what I gather it will be very simple animation, probably in the vein of South Park because of the next quote.
When it was brought up that animation usually takes more time, not less, Bloys said, â€œThe animation will allow him to respond to things very quickly. Itâ€™ll be more simple animation. My hope is it will be up and running by September or October; by this fall.”
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