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UPDATED: Wayans' "Thugaboo" Coming to Nick, DVD in August

Thugaboo, a series of animated kids specials produced by the Wayans brothers, will debut on Nickelodeon in mid-August and then be released to DVD on August 29, Animation Magazine reports. Voice cast on the first special, Thugaboo Sneaker Madness, will include Kim Wayans, Michael Rapaport, Aries Spears, David Alan Grier, George Gore II, and Charlie […]

"South Park" Season 8 Coming to DVD

Tvshowsondvd.com reports that Season 8 of South Park will be available on DVD on August 29. The 3-disc set contains 14 episodes including “Good Times with Weapons,” “AWESOME-O,” and “The Passion of the Jew.”

"Tom Goes to The Mayor" Renewed for Second Season

Adult Swim’s original series Tom Goes to The Mayor has been renewed for a second season. Guest stars this term will include Bob Odenkirk, Dave Foley, Gary Busey, Judd Hirsch, Sean Hayes, Janeane Garofalo, Bob Balaban, Garry Shandling, Robert Loggia, Michael Ian Black, Zack Galifianakis, and Sir Mix-a-Lot. Tom Goes to The Mayor Season 2 […]

"DANGERDOOM: The Mouse and the Mask" Comes to AdultSwim.com

All new music from Danger Mouse and DOOM as DANGERDOOM is coming to AdultSwim.com. The nine-track EP will feature special guest Madlib and character voices and skits from Adult Swim’s original shows such as Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Squidbillies, and Minoriteam. The first track, titled “Corn Dogs,” will be available for download at www.adultswim.com beginning […]

Toon Zone Podcast Episode 8: Toonami Special Edition with Sean Akins & Jason DeMarco

Toonami gurus Sean Akins and Jason DeMarco bring the noise and perhaps a bit of the funk to TZ’s editor in chief Ben Applegate, producer Karl Olson, reviews editor William C. Maune and reviewer Chad Bonin (Knux Five). The Absolution captains discuss: The revolution’s new frontier: Toonami Jetstream “Mo’ money, mo’ problems” in IGPX Season […]

Adult Swim Mid-April General Ratings

Fueled by retail sales of its first season DVD, a brand new episode of Adult Swim’s Robot Chicken (Sunday, 11:30pm) achieved considerable double-digit delivery and ratings growth among all target young adult demos vs. the previous four-week time period average, according to preliminary data from Nielsen Media Research. The performance helped Adult Swim to claim […]

IGN Interviews "Minoriteam" Creators

IGN has interviewed Todd James, Peter Girardi, and Adam De La Peña about Minoriteam, their new animated series on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim. The team discusses the origins of the show and how it ended up on Adult Swim, the influence of famed comic book artist Jack Kirby on the look of the show, and […]

Jackson Publick Posts Preview Images of "The Venture Bros"

Jackson Publick, writer, director, and voice actor for The Venture Brothers, has posted several preview images for the next season of the show on his LiveJournal. The journal entry also provides information on the progress of the new season. (via Heidi MacDonald’s The Beat weblog)

DTemplar's 25 Toons That Should Be On DVD, And Soon Part I

At long last, She-Ra, Animaniacs, Pinky & the Brain and Voltron are coming out to DVD in a few months. But there are still some toons that have been gathering dust in the vaults and deserve to be released. The question is: Which ones? Here’s my personal opinion. 25. The Brady Kids: Three years after […]

Nick Renews "Backyardigans" and "Kappa Mikey"

The latest “Animated Shorts” column by Steve Fritz reports that Nickelodeon has renewed The Backyardigans and Kappa Mikey, with orders for 20 and 26 additional episodes, respectively. Other news in the column includes coverage of the Adult Swim upfront (which mentions Dexter’s Laboratory/Samurai Jack creator Genndy Tartakovsky’s involvement in Korgoth of Barbaria), a screening of […]

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