Newsreaders is a satire of the network television newsmagazine genre and explores the vital issues that actually don't affect us every day, from hard-hitting investigations to harder-hitting heartwarming profiles. The series was created by the creative team behind Childrens Hospital: executive producers Rob Corddry, Jonathan Stern, and David Wain, with former The Daily Show with Jon Stewart co-executive producer Jim Margolis acting as showrunner.
TONIGHT'S BEST TV: NEWSREADERS SEASON PREMIERE
By Kyle Anderson (Entertainment Weekly) - 10/23/14
Considering the bland inanity of CNN and the state of mind that enhances Adult Swim, it's hard to delineate between the ''real'' news and the lethal satirical absurdity of NEWSREADERS. Hint: Only NEWSREADERS has the delightfully intense Ray Wise as an Andy Rooney-esque social-commentary curmudgeon. A- (Thursdays at Midnight on Adult Swim)