In the days since last week’s election, which saw Donald Trump become the president-elect, analysis has barely let up. Leave room for a little more of that thanks to everyone’s favorite foul-mouthed puppet dog, who’s chiming in to give his final barks — Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog.
The finale of Triumph’s Election Watch 2016, which debuted Saturday on Hulu, closes the election coverage with several segments commenting on the Trump campaign, including hidden auditions for Trump TV, and a bilingual reporter interviewing Trump supporters, and he also visits Chicago for Game 7 of the World Series.
Prior to the presidential debates, reports were circulating that Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, was holding meetings with potential investors for Trump TV, and there was speculation in November that the potential network was already holding auditions for conservative-minded on-air talent. Triumph shares in his first segment, seen above, that he called the auditions, which were captured on tape. Triumph and his co-casting director pit four different aspiring news anchors against one another for the position, asking them to cold read from a script “approved by Mr. Trump.” The topics range from transgender individuals being forced to wear bells around their neck, to a derogatory slam against Amy Adams for speaking out against the president-elect.
In a special segment, seen below, Carlos Torres of Noticiero interviews Trump supporters on election night, asking for their candid thoughts on the possible win. “He supports the police, he supports families, that’s what we want. Right?” said one interviewee. Torres then goes on a rant in Spanish about the man, at one point stating, “He clearly cannot be blamed for his stupidity as he was kicked in the head.” Torres even takes on two men from Brazil who show favor toward the president-elect.
Triumph’s Election Watch 2016 is now available to stream on Hulu.