When you think late-night comedy, History probably isn't the first—or even the 10th—channel that comes to mind. But the network hopes to change that starting next Thursday, Feb. 25, when it rolls out a new late-night comedy block called Night Class. And it's enlisted a big name to bring the funny to History: Dan Harmon.
Adult Swim has put its back into marketing Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland's insane sci-fi cartoon Rick and Morty.
Human beings rejoice: the intricate misadventures of Greendale Community College's strangest clique may not be over yet.
With no fewer than four broadcast series calling it a day, Thursday night was a time for cliff-hangers and farewells. But as has been the case throughout the season, only one of these shows delivered a blockbuster audience.
It was a case of feast or famine on the first night back after broadcast’s long holiday hiatus, as CBS’ Thursday night comedy lineup put up big numbers, while premieres on NBC and ABC went largely ignored.
If you were wandering aimlessly around Manhattan last week, you probably saw lampposts with a flier showing a cheap, grainy-looking photo of a spaceship and "take one" pull tabs at the bottom telling you to go to 23rd Street and Broadway to buy a slightly used spaceship.
UPDATED: Turner's Adult Swim has greenlit five new series, including a show from retired heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson called Mike Tyson's Mysteries, from Warner Bros. Animation (Warner Bros. owns Turner). Community creator Dan Harmon also got a pick up for new series Rick and Morty, a show about a scientific genius and his nephew, who is not a genius.
Adult Swim typically throws the best party of the upfront season, as much for the decor as for the entertainment. This year at the Hammerstein Ballroom, the top-ten primetime network brought in southern rapper T.I., who played a full two-hour set for the packed crowd. The bar was set pretty high—last year the company brought in Jay-Z and M.I.A.