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Topic: Adult Swim

Turner Is Doubling Down on Young Men With Adult Swim Expansion

Edgy net will start at 8 p.m. instead of 9

Cartoon Network is losing the 8 p.m. hour to Adult Swim, the edgy sister network that shares its space on the dial. Adult Swim has been one of Turner's most…

The Top 20 Tumblr Ads of the Year

Buzziest brand promos revealed

When Tumblr introduced in-stream sponsored posts last spring, skeptics predicted millennials would flee. But the blogging site soared to 47 million visitors in October, up 42 percent since the ads…

Adult Swim Crashes a Spaceship in NYC for New Show Rick and Morty

Fliers and Craigslist ad say it's for sale

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…

Has Halloween Become the Start of Fall Cable?

Some big horror shows have completely changed the landscape

Since AMC first unleashed The Walking Dead in 2010, Halloween has served as a launch pad for horror-themed cable series. The obvious synergies aside, Oct. 31 is a great night…

Adweek's Top 10 Commercials of the Week

From Thailand to America, these ads ranged from sentimental to scatalogical

JetBlue Airways is launching a big new ad campaign from Mullen with the theme "Air on the Side of Humanity." But its big star isn't even human—he's a pigeon.

Ad of the Day: Adult Swim Cooks Up a Great Faux Infomercial for Subway

Subtember to remember

Adult Swim is veeeery, very gingerly getting into product placement, and this first big ad from the network, for Subway, is a big win. It's hard to mesh Adult Swim's sensibilities…

David Levy Named President of Turner Broadcasting System

Exec will retain oversight of sports, sales

Turner Sports boss and advertising/affiliate sales president David Levy on Monday was promoted to the role of president of the entire Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. operation. In his new role, Levy…

The Five Best Brand Activations We've Seen at Comic-Con

A bouncy castle, sharksplosion and more

There's expensive marketing, creative marketing, and then there's Comic-Con, where brands shoot the works on pricey stunts from free food to set recreations to lavish parties. (Ubisoft has a boat…

Phil Kent to Step Down as Turner CEO

John Martin to take the reins on Jan. 1

After a decade of running the ship at the country’s largest cable programming conglomerate, Phil Kent is stepping down as CEO of Turner Broadcasting System Inc. Kent will stay on until…

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