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Aaron McGruder Discusses "Boondocks" Newspaper Strip Sabbatical

by Ed Liuon November 22, 2006
The St. Petersburg Times has reported on a talk given by Aaron McGruder at the University of South Florida on his decision to step away from the Boondocks newspaper comic strip, and how that decision was affected by the Adult Swim animated show based on it. McGruder stated that he created the Boondocks show for […]

Press Release: Adult Swim Announces Holiday Programming

by Ed Liuon November 22, 2006
Adult Swim Sets Schedule for Heart-Warming Christmas Eve Spectacular Special Holiday Episodes from Robot Chicken, Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Family Guy, The Venture Bros., Squidbillies and Pee-wee’s Playhouse Begin at 10 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 25 What would Christmas be without longwinded stories, family violence, awkward moments, celebrity cameos, kicks to the groin and lots […]

Toon Zone was There: Shin Chan comes to Adult Swim

by Zach Loganon November 22, 2006
I had the pleasure of attending Virginia’s Anime USA 2006, where FUNimation voice actress Catlin Glass confirmed that Shin Chan‘s test run was indeed successful and that the series will again be airing on Adult Swim in the future.

Matt Thompson and Adam Reed Talk "Frisky Dingo"

by Ed Liuon October 18, 2006
The latest Animated Shorts column at Newsarama speaks to Matt Thompson and Adam Reed about Frisky Dingo, the latest premiere show on Adult Swim. The two are the co-creators of Adult Swim’s Sealab 2021 as well, and discuss what it’s like to work with Adult Swim, how the show got its name, and the driving […]

Toon Zone Was There: Seth MacFarlane at GWU

by Zach Loganon September 17, 2006
On Saturday night, September 16th, Seth MacFarlane, creator of the hit series Family Guy and American Dad, spoke at the Smith Center at George Washington University. He spoke about the well known origins of Family Guy and also shared info about an upcoming episode. Some news has come out of this discussion with MacFarlane’s D.C. […]

"Crayon Shinchan" Debuts on Adult Swim August 19; Dorkin Talks Adaptation

by Ed Liuon August 16, 2006
Heidi MacDonald’s The Beat weblog notes that Crayon Shinchan will debut on Adult Swim on August 19, 2006 at 10:30 PM. The lead character Shin Chan is often referred to as the “Bart Simpson of Japan,” with a penchant for relentless mocking of his parents and societal mores. MacDonald also links to frank comments made […]

"Bleach" to Air in Early September

by Dukeon July 13, 2006
In a recent Shonen Jump Newsblast newsletter, it was revealed that Viz Media’s newest anime series Bleach will premiere on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim block on Saturday, September 9th. No specific time frame was given.

"Pee-Wee's Playhouse" Comes To Adult Swim In July

by Matthew Williamson June 5, 2006
Adult Swim has acquired the airing rights to all 45 original episodes of Pee-Wee’s Playhouse, the seminal live-action/cartoon hybrid series that many say revitalized a moribund Saturday morning lineup. The show introduced such well known stars as Lawrence Fishburne and S. Epatha Merkerson, among others. The show will premiere on Monday, July 10, and will […]

Press Release: Pee-wee's Playhouse Makes TV Return on Adult Swim July 10

by Matthew Williamson June 5, 2006
Pee-wee’s Playhouse Makes TV Return on Adult Swim July 10 Emmy-Winning Series Returns to Air Monday-Thursday at 11 p.m. (ET, PT) 20 Years after its Debut Pee-wee’s Playhouse, the winner of an astounding 22 Emmy Awards and a pop culture touchstone nearly 20 years after its debut, returns to TV, joining the Adult Swim lineup […]

"Brak" Volume 2 and "Sealab" Season 4 Coming to DVD (Updated 6/4)

by Dan Collinson June 4, 2006
Tvshowsondvd.com reports that Volume 2 of Sealab 2021 and Season 4 of Tvshowsondvd.com will hit DVD shelves on August 15. Updated 6/4: According to Tvshowsondvd.com, The Brak Show will now be released on August 8.