Mike Tyson Mysteries is back. The show stars Mike Tyson, Norm Macdonald (Saturday Night Live), Rachel Ramras (MAD) and Oscar winner Jim Rash (The Way Way Back, Community). In season two of Mike Tyson Mysteries, Tyson remains hell-bent on becoming the “goodest man on the planet” one mystery at a time. The season two mysteries are even more hilariously banal than season one, as the team tackles tough cases like, What really goes on inside a house when it’s being tented for termites? Who gave the team a bad review online? And Can Mike find a sleeveless/shorts version of tracksuit for the summer? Mike Tyson Mysteries season 2 premieres November 1st at 12:15am on Adult Swim.
DC Comics Super-Villains and Super-Heroes reunite in the new half-hour Robot Chicken DC Comics Special III: Magical Friendship premiering Sunday October 18 on Adult Swim. And that is followed up by the season eight premiere of Adult Swim’s claymation mantel piece show. The DC Universe specials have included the voices of Seth Green as Batman, Robin and Aquaman, Paul Reubens as the Riddler, Neil Patrick Harris as Two-Face, Alfred Molina as Lex Luthor, Nathan Fillion as the Green Lantern, Megan Fox as Lois Lane, Breckin Meyer as Superman, and Kevin Shinick as the narrator. Additional cast to have taken part include Abraham Benrubi, Alex Borstein, Clare Grant, Tara Strong, Matthew Senreich, Aaron Paul, Steven Tyler, Tom Root and Zeb Wells. Let’s watch the Comic Con trailer again from earlier this year to refresh our memory of how epic this new special will be: Read More
The half hour live-action scripted comedy series Black Jesus returns to Adult Swim. From Peabody award-winning creator Aaron McGruder (The Boondocks, Red Tails) and Mike Clattenburg (Trailer Park Boys). The series finds Jesus living in present day Compton, CA on a daily mission to spread love and kindness throughout the neighborhood with the help of his small but loyal group of downtrodden followers. Let’s check out the trailer shall we. Black Jesus season 2 premieres Friday, September 18. Read More
Adult Swim’s series On Cinema returns for a “lucky” season 7 on September 9. Host Tim Heidecker and guests discuss upcoming movies and give you their expert opinions on what to see and what to skip. Frequent guest, Gregg Turkington is rumored to return in “some capacity should a number of conditions be agreed upon.” You can catch up on past episodes now right here. Decker returns as well for a third season on October 12 with 20 new episodes of new action, adventure and intrigue. Decker faces a new enemy greater and more destructive than Al-Qaeda, Taliban and ISIS combined. President Davidson and Special Agent Jonathan Kington, along with very special guests, make this season of Decker one to watch. Play catch up by Watching episodes from seasons one and two here.
Adult Swim has announced that they are ordering more intergalactic adventures with the season three pickup of the original hit animated comedy series, Rick and Morty. “It’s an honor to see Rick and Morty join the exclusive club of shows with over nineteen episodes,” said co-creator and executive producer Dan Harmon. “It’s time to demand that the network allow us to draw the characters going to Hawaii.” The series continues the Adult Swim network’s original programming success with season two triple-digit growth. Not bad. Here’s to Rick and Morty season 3!
This Week on TV: “SXSW Comedy with W. Kamau Bell” premieres on Showtime while “Rick and Morty” return on Adult Swim
Back in March, Showtime taped a special hosted by comedian W. Kamau Bell at the SXSW Festival in Austin, TX and we were there. It was a stellar 2 part taping that included Todd Glass, Wyatt Cenac, Iliza Shlesinger, Rachel Feinstein, Nate Bargatze, Matt Braunger, Mark Normand, Beth Stelling, Joe DeRosa and Jon Huck. Part one of SXSW Comedy with W. Kamau Bell premieres this Friday, July 24, at 11pm. Also this week we see the return of the cult hit animated sci-fi comedy from Community‘s Dan Harmon and Adventure Time‘s Justin Roiland for its second season. Let’s watch the trailer for both shall we and then check out this week’s comedic appearances: Read More
This Week on TV: Hannibal Buress asks Why?, Key and Peele are back, Chris Tucker heads to Netflix and Andy Samberg spends 7 Days In Hell
If any week was packed, it would be this one. New specials, old favorites return and we ask, “Tennis Anyone?” On Monday, The CW kicks off another season of Whose Line Is It Anyway? Improv veterans Ryan Stiles, Wayne Brady and Colin Mochrie return for a new take on the comedy series with host, Aisha Tyler. Each episode, a special guest star joins the comics as they tackle a series of spontaneous improvised sketches, with only a few random ideas from the studio audience and their host. This Wednesday we triple dip with three premieres, Key & Peele season 5 on Comedy Central, The Spoils Before Dying on IFC, and Why? With Hannibal Buress also on Comedy Central. Read More
You’ve waited long enough. Rick and Morty return July 26th to Adult Swim. You can play catch up by watching full episodes here.
This Week on TV: TBS gives haircuts, Rob Delaney has a one-week stand, while Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig bring drama to Lifetime
This Week on TV we see two shows premiere, two Saturday Night Live alums get serious (sort of) and one show begin it’s final season. First up is Clipped, which premieres on TBS this Tuesday. A Boston barbershop is the setting for the latest sitcom from Max Mutchnick and David Kohan (Will and Grace). Ashley Tisdale (Robot Chicken, Scary Movie 5), Lauren Lapkus (Another Period, Jurassic World) , George Wendt (Cheers, Portlandia), Mike Castle (Sirens), and Matt Cook (Two Broke Girls, Whitney) star. A group of people who all went to high school together but ran in very different crowds now find themselves working together at a barbershop in Charlestown, Massachusetts. Next up, comedian and twitter star Rob Delaney heads to the UK for the series Catastrophe. American boy, played by Delaney, gets Irish girl Sharon pregnant while they hook up for a week while on a business trip to London. The show will be shown exclusively in the States through Amazon and has already been renewed for a second season. Read More
Adult Swim’s upfronts aren’t until next week but they’ve gone ahead and unveiled their line-up of over 30 new and returning series for the rest of the year into 2016. There are some new additions that include TV Sucks, an animated sketch show created by Brad Neely who’s behind China, IL as well as live-action comedy specials from Brett Gelman and Jon Daly and a new mini-series from Jon Glaser. Returning are Rick and Morty, Mike Tyson Mysteries, Black Jesus and Rob Corddry’s Emmy winning Childrens Hospital. And what’s also great for fans of the channel is the newly launched streaming aspect of their website, AdultSwim.com. Both The Venture Bros. and Tim & Eric channels stream there. Read More