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Christian Group Has A Problem With Adult Swim’s Black Jesus

by Alex Beanon July 24, 2014
As was probably to be expected, a Christian group has emerged to demand that Cartoon Network’s late-night Adult Swim division cancel their planned “Black Jesus” live-action show before it has even aired its first episode. Adult Swim has been airing promotional segments for the show created by Aaron McGruder [“The Boondocks”] and the American Family […]
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Christina Miller to Succeed Stuart Snyder at Turner Broadcasting, Cartoon Network

by Todd DuBoison July 16, 2014
Four months after Stuart Snyder stepped down from his position as the President and CEO of Time Warner’s Turner Animation unit, Turner Broadcasting has announced the promotion of Christina Miller to fill the vacancy as President and General Manager of Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Boomerang. The post is a return home of sorts for […]

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Black Dynamite: Season One Explodes On Blu-ray and DVD Today

by Alex Beanon July 15, 2014
Adult Swim’s “Black Dynamite” animated series premiered three years ago but the first season is just now making it onto Blu-ray and DVD. Depending on your perspective on the series, the wait may or may not have been worth it, but it’s out now and some of the extra goodies include the original pilot episode […]
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Adult Swim To Bring Full Dome Meatwad Experience To San Diego Comic Con

by Alex Beanon June 12, 2014
Coming on the heels of its popular Adult Swim Fun House Tour that recently wrapped up its 12-city, 10-college campus tour, Adult Swim will be constructing and bringing a similar setup called the “The Full Dome Meatwad Experience” to the 2014 San Diego Comic Con next month. The exhibit will feature a two-story meatwad-shaped planetarium […]

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"Space Dandy" Season 2 Previewed, To Premiere July 5

by Todd DuBoison June 7, 2014
The second season world premiere of Studio BONES’ sci-fi comedy series Space Dandy has been announced for the evening of Saturday, July 5. Adult Swim’s Toonami block will usher in the second season of Space Dandy with a three episode marathon starting at 11:30 PM. Attack on Titan and Bleach will return to their normal times of […]
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PR: "Black Dynamite Season One" Available on Blu-ray and DVD on July 15, 2014

by Ed Liuon May 19, 2014
Black Dynamite Makes Its Explosive Blu-Ray™ and DVD Debut In All-New Adult Swim Release Black Dynamite Season One Available July 15, Series’ Inaugural Blu-ray and DVD Release Includes 10 First Season Episodes Plus Behind-The-Scenes Featurette Original Pilot and Video Commentaries This July, bust out your best polyester pants suit because Black Dynamite and his crew […]

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Dark Horse Comics to Publish "Art of the Venture Bros" in October 2014

by Ed Liuon April 21, 2014
At WonderCon 2014, Dark Horse Comics confirmed rumors which surfaced back at San Diego Comic-Con 2013 with an announcement that The Art of the Venture Bros would be published and on sale on October 22, 2014. The large coffee-table art book will contain a wealth of information about the Adult Swim hit series, including “original […]
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"Beware the Batman", "Attack on Titan" to Air on Toonami in May

by Todd DuBoison April 17, 2014
In a pair of recent announcements, two action cartoons were confirmed for Adult Swim’s weekly Toonami block on Saturday nights: the anime series Attack on Titan and Beware the Batman. Attack on Titan, based on Hajime Isayama’s best-selling manga, is an apocalyptic dark fantasy chronicling humanity’s desperate struggle for survival against a horde of man-eating […]

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Birdman Droppings Released In October

by Alex Beanon April 12, 2014
The latest superhero-themed film – “Birdman” – will be released this autumn, according to Fox Searchlight. The film is directed by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu [“Biutiful”] and is not the typical superhero fare. Instead, Michael Keaton plays an actor who has gained fame playing an iconic superhero but then struggles to start a Broadway play. The […]
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"The Boondocks" Returns to Adult Swim Minus Creator Aaron McGruder

by Ed Liuon March 25, 2014
The Boondocks will return to the air on Adult Swim for its fourth season on April 21, 2014, at 10:30 PM (ET/PT), but it will do so without the participation of Aaron McGruder, who created the original comic strip the show is based on and was involved in the first three seasons of the show. […]