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"Aqua Teen" Bomb Scare Makes #21 on "Fortune's" 101 Dumbest Business Moments of 2007

Cartoon Network has landed at #21 on Fortune magazine’s 101 Dumbest Moments in Business list for 2007 for the attempt to publicize the Adult Swim show Aqua Teen Hunger Force using electronic lightboards placed in urban areas, which triggered a massive bomb scare in the city of Boston, MA. The negative impact of the stunt […]

Adult Swim Ends 2007 With Its Highest Ratings Ever for Young Adults

Adult Swim has finished the 2007 ratings season with its highest ratings ever for young adults aged 18-34. ADULT SWIM (Monday-Saturday, 11 p.m.-6 a.m.; Sunday, 10 p.m.-6 a.m.) Year-End 2007 vs. 2006: Adults 18-34 delivery (433,000—new cable record) increased by 8%, and ratings (0.8) by 4% Adults 18-24 delivery (259,000—new Adult Swim record) improved by […]

Aqua Teen Hunger Force to Take Over XM Radio channel the Boneyard on December 7th

On December 7, 2007, the characters of Adult Swim-series Aqua Teen Hunger Force will be taking over XM Radio channel 41, The Boneyard, starting at 8PM ET. An encore of the show will air the following day at 12PM ET. XM Radio can be listened to online for free for current subscribers and they also […]

Aaron McGruder Happier on TV "Boondocks" than Comic Strip

The News Journal of Delaware has posted a profile article about Aaron McGruder and the second season of The Boondocks, which debuted recently on Adult Swim. The article notes what stressed out McGruder the most in making the first season, why he chose to stop doing the Boondocks newspaper strip, and how he reacts to […]

Aaron McGruder on "Boondocks" Season 2

Newsarama’s Animated Shorts is reporting on a press session with Aaron McGruder, creator of The Boondocks newspaper strip and animated series, about the second season of the show. McGruder speaks about why the delays in getting the second season on the air, his take on the controversies which the first season generated, lessons learned in […]

Tommy Blacha on Metalocalypse and "Dethalbum"

Newsarama’s Animated Shorts has interviewed Tommy Blacha about the new season of Metalocalypse and the upcoming Dethklok tour. Blacha discusses the reaction of heavy metal fans to the show, the plans for the new season, and the release of the Dethalbum CD. The same article also includes part 2 of the interview with Chris Ayres […]

"Death Note" debuts on Adult Swim October 20, 2007

Adult Swim has confirmed via its message board that anime series Death Note will begin airing on the block starting Saturday, October 20, 2007 at 12:00AM (ET/PT). The series will also be available online at Adult Swim Video according to the posting. Updated to add press release link. Read the press release here

"Lucy, Daughter of the Devil" Creator Interviewed

Loren Bouchard has been interviewed by Newsarama’s Animated Shorts about Lucy, Daughter of the Devil, a new series on Adult Swim that debuts this Sunday, September 9. Bouchard talks about the highly irreverent plot to the show, the nature of the title character, and the animation style for the show.

"12 Oz. Mouse" Coming to DVD

While no release date has yet been set, Adult Swim’s 12 Oz. Mouse is coming to DVD, according to an interview with series co-creator Matt Maiellaro at Shrieking Tree: http://www.shriekingtree.com/12_oz_Mouse/ . Among the special features most likely to appear on the DVD are a fan art gallery, and the option to watch the entire series […]

Tony Millionaire and Eric Kaplan on Bringing "Drinky Crow" to the Screen

Cartoonist Tony Millionaire and animation producer Eric Kaplan have been interviewed by Comics2Film about the process of translating Millionaire’s Maakies comic into The Drinky Crow Show for Adult Swim. Topics discussed include how Maakies made the jump from page to screen and the differences between writing for comics and writing for animation. (via Comic Book […]

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