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Topic: Adult Swim

American Dad Moves to TBS in 2014

Seth MacFarlane comedy to leave Fox after 10 seasons

Seth MacFarlane’s dominance over Fox’s “Animation Domination” lineup is on the wane. Just months after the network elected to cancel The Cleveland Show after four seasons, TBS announced that it…

Ratings Slump Dings Broadcast Sales

Networks’ Q1 spend slips 5 percent; cable on the rise

Diluted prime-time deliveries and a calendar quirk that moved NCAA Final Four dollars into April contributed to a $317 million decline in first-quarter broadcast TV ad expenditures. According to a new…

Turner Wraps Upfront Business; Broadcast Still in Motion

Buyers are at the midway point with cable, while Big Four will be down in volume

Turner Broadcasting System has wrapped the bulk of its entertainment network upfront sales, finalizing the last of its deals with the major media agencies just hours ago. According to multiple sources,…

Carefully, Adult Swim Expands Into Product Placement

Hip network ramps up partnership with Funny or Die

If you want to sit with the cool kids, you've got to look like you belong there. At a party where Kanye West will play a full set for a venue…

Adult Swim Greenlights Mike Tyson Show, Renews 17 Including Controversial Loiter Squad

Slate features Galifianakis and Dan Harmon's Rick and Morty

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).…

H. Jon Benjamin Preps for Bob’s Burgers Tour

Actor talks up comedy junket, Battleship-playing chickens

West Coast fans of Bob’s Burgers take note: H. Jon Benjamin and the rest of the cast are bringing their inspired brand of comic instability to a town near you. In…

Funny or Die Preparing Massive Rollout for New HTC Branded Short

New Turner partnership gives Web video maker broader reach

Turner announced at last year's upfront presentation that it would take a stake in Web comedy portal Funny or Die, handling the company's ad sales. Now, with the deal done…

Cee Lo Green Sips on Sake

Singer-songwriter and entertainer stars in the first national sake commercial

Cee Lo Green and sake? The combination seems a like bit of a stretch for the eccentric Georgia native, but is it really? The singer-songwriter, Voice coach, and member of…

The CW Wraps Upfront Deals; Turner Joins the Fray

Digital packages boost ratings-challenged broadcaster

The CW is the first network to finish writing its upfront business, taking in approximately $400 million to $410 million in advance commitments for the 2012-13 TV season. Volume was…

Anime Reanimates on Adult Swim

Japanese animation is making a quiet comeback—and Cartoon Network is cashing in

Like a magic sword lost for a thousand years or your bad-seed vampire sister, anime is coming back. Cartoon Network’s action-oriented programming block Toonami is back on Tuesday, this time late…

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