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Rapper David Banner Set to Star in Cartoon Series

Rapper David Banner will star in an animated cartoon for Adult Swim, MTV reports. Banner describes the series as being “about an older white family in Mississippi whose mind frame is still caught in the 1800s. Then along comes me, and then, wow!”

"Harvey Birdman" Returning in July

Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law will return to Adult Swim on Sunday, July 10, at 12:15am (ET/PT), the network said today. “Booty Noir” will find Reducto falling in love with Norlissa, Black Vulcan’s girlfriend. Meanwhile, Wally Gator has been arrested for being a redneck. In “Harvey’s Civvy” (July 17) Potamus must defend Harvey when he’s […]

G4 TV Tours Adult Swim HQ

This week, G4 TV’s Attack of the Show takes viewers on a behind the scenes, four-episode tour of Adult Swim’s Williams Street location, interviewing show creators and production staff from Harvey Birdman, Aqua Teen Hunger Force, and other AS programming. Monday’s episode (featuring interviews with Keith Crofford, Dave Willis, and Matt Maiellaro) has already debuted, […]

"Tom/Mayor" New Season Starts in April

Tom Goes to The Mayor will begin its new season on Sunday, April 17, at 12:00am (ET/PT), Cartoon Network said yesterday. In “Porcelain Birds” (April 17), The Mayor gets Tom to invest in a porcelain birds pyramid scheme to save Jefferton’s bird sanctuary. Michael Ian Black guest stars in “Vehicular Manslaughter” (April 24), in which […]

"One Piece" Sails onto Toonami

Toonami will add One Piece, an anime adventure series about pirates, to its Saturday night action-anime block, Cartoon Network said today. The series focuses on Monkey D. Luffy, who leads the Straw Hat Pirates in search of the legendary hidden treasure that once belonged to Gold Roger, the King of the Pirates. The series will […]

Adult Swim March 28 Ratings Report

ranked #1 in total day ratings and delivery with adults 18-34 and 18-24 among all ad-supported cable networks, according to Nielsen Media Research. Adult Swim claimed four of ad-supported cable’s Top 10 shows with adults 18-34, including Futurama (11:30 pm) at #6, Family Guy (11 pm) at #7, and original series Aqua Teen Hunger Force […]

"Venture Bros." Gets New Season; New Pilots Premiere on Adult Swim

The Venture Bros. will return to Adult Swim in early 2006 with thirteen new episodes, Cartoon Network said today. The announcement came as part of the network’s upfront presentation. In addition to The Venture Bros., Adult Swim has ordered new episodes of Aqua Teen Hunger Force to debut in December of 2005. New episodes of […]

Toyfare Interviews Seth Green on "Robot Chicken"

Toyfare Magazine has interviewed Seth Green, co-creator of Adult Swim’s Robot Chicken. Green describes the show as “a stop-motion variety show. It’s like Saturday Night Live with stop motion. Only it’s funnier.” What viewers can expect to see in the show: A “shot-by-shot re-creation” of the Kill Bill movie trailer. Spoofs of American Idol (guest-starring […]

Adult Swim Acquires "Samurai Champloo," "Paranoia Agent"

During a January 20 question and answer session held on the AdultSwim.com forums, Adult Swim Program Director Kim Manning announced that Samurai Champloo and Paranoia Agent have been acquired and will air this summer on Adult Swim Action Saturdays. Adult Swim has also obtained the remaining episodes of Inuyasha. The acquisition will take the long-running […]

CN Puts "Venture Bros." Ads on Fox "Family Guy"

Cartoon Network will try to stir up interest in The Venture Bros. by placing ads for the series on Fox during that network’s airing of new Family Guy episodes, IGN Filmforce reports. Cartoon Network has not formally committed to a second season of The Venture Bros., but IGN says that series creator Jackson Publick sounds […]

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