Posts Tagged ‘adult swim’

‘Code Geass’ debuts on Adult Swim April 26, 2008

by Matt Hazudaon March 18, 2008
Bandai has announced that Sunrise anime series Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion (pronounced “gee-S”)will begin airing on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim programming block April 26, 2008. In addition, the show will be made available online at for viewing every Friday before the Saturday airing. Read the full press release.

Adult Swim Getting More "Assy McGee" in April

by Maxie Zeuson March 12, 2008
New episodes of Assy McGee will premiere on Adult Swim beginning Sunday, April 6, Cartoon Network said yesterday. The premiere will inaugurate a run of fourteen new episodes. [Source: Cartoon Network] [Read the full press release]

"Tim and Eric" Tour in 2008

by Maxie Zeuson March 6, 2008
Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim, creators of Adult Swim’s Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! will launch a 13-city tour in Boston on April 21 and end in Los Angeles on May 5, it was announced today. Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! Tour 2008 will be a live-action variety show consisting of […]

Senreich of "Robot Chicken" Profiled

by Maxie Zeuson February 9, 2008
Campus newspaper The Argus profiles Wesleyan alum Matt Senreich, co-producer of Adult Swim’s Robot Chicken: Reclined at his desk in a hoodie and sneakers, it’s easy to see why Senreich describes working on “Robot Chicken” as a “dream job.” Totems of its perks, like an R2-D2 trashcan courtesy of hero-turned-pal George Lucas, are scattered around […]

CN: BET Didn’t Seek to Censor "Boondocks"

by Maxie Zeuson February 5, 2008
Turner Broadcasting did not receive any pressure from Black Entertainment Television (BET) or from BET executives Reginald Hudlin or Debra Lee to pull two controversial episodes of The Boondocks, a Cartoon Network spokesman has told Advertising Age. The trade journal quotes the spokesman, James Anderson, as confirming that the two episodes, “The Huey Freeman Hunger […]

"Boondocks" Loses 2 Episodes in Season 2

by Ed Liuon January 27, 2008
A report on Newsarama is stating that The Boondocks has pulled two episodes from season 2, “The Huey Freeman Hunger Strike” and “The Ruckus Reality Show.” According to an anonymous source speaking to the website, the two episodes were pulled from the schedule for taking a critical and satiric view of BET and its […]

"Aqua Teen Hunger Force" Returns to Adult Swim on January 20, 2008

by Ed Liuon January 9, 2008
Adult Swim has announced that Aqua Teen Hunger Force will debut its new season on January 20, 2008, with two episodes starting at 11:45 PM (Eastern/Pacific). A third new episode will debut the following week. For episode synopses and more information delivered with typical Aqua Teen insolence, read the press release here.

Adult Swim Records Its Best Week of 2007 With the Last "Futurama" Marathon

by Weathermanon January 4, 2008
Adult Swim recorded its best week of 2007 among adults 18-34 with an average of over 500,000 watching during the last week of December when their last Futurama marathon was aired. Futurama has now moved to the Comedy Central network. The marathon featured all 72 episodes of the show aired in chronological order. Read the […]

Jackson Publick Has New "Venture Bros" Screenshots but No Colbert

by Ed Liuon January 2, 2008
On his weblog, writer Jackson Publick has released several images from the third season of The Venture Bros, including a massive cast photo featuring “just some of the many characters who will appear in the first 2/3 of Season 3.” He also revealed that Stephen Colbert will not be returning to provide the voice for […]

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

by Ed Liuon December 24, 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 […]