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Topic: Adult Swim

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…

Adult Swim Brings Funk, T.I. Brings Noise

Comedians from Kristen Schall to Dan Harmon chill at the late-night upfront party

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…

Donna Speciale Jumps to Turner

MediaVest pro will oversee entertainment, animation sales

Another preeminent media agency veteran has hopped over to the other side of the negotiating table, as MediaVest ace Donna Speciale has accepted the top ad sales post at Turner…

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