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    Sunday March 15, 2015
  • Aniplex Of America Announces Toonami Broadcast For "Sword Art Online II"

    Broadcast begins on March 28th at 1:00 AM EDT

    Aniplex of America has announced that Adult Swim's Toonami block will broadcast the second season of smash hit Sword Art Online in Sword Art Online II. Hit the jump for details.

  • Saturday August 23, 2014
  • Adult Swim's Toonami Block To Run "Hellsing Ultimate" Starting September 13th

    Series will replace Black Lagoon in current 3:00AM ET/1:00AM CT timeslot

    FUNimation has announced that Hellsing Ultimate will replace Black Lagoon on Adult Swim's Toonami block next month. Hit the jump for the details.

  • Friday August 15, 2014
  • Adult Swim Announces Labor Day "Attack on Titan" Toonami Marathon

    "Gurren Lagann" premieres this weekend

    Get ready for the Toonami premiere of Gurren Lagann at 2:00am this Saturday. Then, on August 30th, Labor Day weekend plans start with a premiere episode of Space Dandy, followed by a special Attack on Titan marathon. Get the details after the jump.

  • Wednesday July 2, 2014
  • Toonami Sees Quarterly Ratings Increase

    Ratings among male demos up between 6% and 10%

    The basic cable numbers are out for second quarter 2014, and the anime highlight is that Saturday Night’s Toonami block (11:30 p.m.-3:30 a.m.) increased all targeted male demos across the Quarter, ranging between 6% and 10%. More after the jump.

  • Monday March 10, 2014
  • Parents Television Council Targets Cartoon Network 's Adult Swim

    Conservative group provoked by schedule change

    Cartoon Network's Adult Swim, the associated programming block of its anime Toonami line-up, has raised the ire of Parents Television Council, a pro-censorship group founded in 1995 by conservative activist L. Brent Bozell III, with a scheduling change that saw the mature audience line-up starting at 8 p.m., rather than 9. More after the jump.

  • Friday October 25, 2013
  • "Space Dandy" To Air On Adult Swim Next January, FUNimation Lands License

    New series from key Cowboy Bebop staff announced at Otakon

    More exciting news for Space Dandy in the run up to its January premiere as the official site has announced worldwide simulcast plans for the series, including a second attempt at a weekly TV simulcast, with involvement from Cartoon Network/Adult Swim and FUNimation. Hit the jump for all of the details.

  • Saturday May 11, 2013
  • From "Naruto" to Mike Tyson, See What Adult Swim Has Planned for the Next Year

    Programming block announces 2013/2014 Plans

    If you follow American TV, it was a big week for news with a bloodbath of cancellations announced, along with a number of new projects. Cartoon Network's Adult Swim block revealed what they'll be previewing to the industry and potential advertisers at next week's 2013/2014 upfront event, featuring a performance by Kanye West. From Naruto to Mike Tyson, see what the programming block has in mind for the next year, after the jump.

  • Wednesday June 13, 2012
  • Toonami Anime Block Ratings Improve in Week 2

    Results go from "OKAY" to "We're doing well!"

    When we checked in on Toonami ratings after the Adult Swim anime block's return, numbers were, as Jason DeMarco put it, "OKAY." Thankfully they improved over the second week, with premiere episodes of BleachDeadman Wonderland, and Casshern Sins doing better than before. Details past the break!

  • Thursday May 31, 2012
  • New Toonami Anime Did "OKAY," Rankings Up Among Young Adults

    "Deadman Wonderland," "Casshern Sins" #1 in time slot in certain YA demographics

    Adult Swim's two new anime premieres, Deadman Wonderland and Casshern Sins, both ranked #1 in their time periods among certain young adult demographics. While the rankings were up, Cartoon Network and Adult Swim's vice president of strategic marketing and promotions, Jason DeMarco, says it was just, "OKAY." Read on for more!

  • Wednesday May 16, 2012
  • Adult Swim Developing "Original Anime Programming" for Toonami

    Revival of classic block to run from midnight to 6:00am Saturdays

    If you're still reeling from the confirmation of the Toonami anime block's revival on Adult Swim, get ready for more. According to a press release, Adult Swim is also "developing new original anime programming for fans" as part of the block. Read on for more!

  • Toonami Anime Block Returns to Adult Swim on May 26 [UPDATED]

    Everyone's nostalgic dreams finally come true

    If you were around for Adult Swim's grand, unforgettable April Fools' night, during which they ran a classic block of Toonami anime, then this shouldn't be too big of a surprise: Toonami is coming back. Adult Swim has made the big announcement, setting the block's return for May 26. Read on for more!

  • Monday January 9, 2012
  • Fox Partners with Adult Swim Veterans on Late Night Animation Block

    Boondocks executive producer oversees development of Fox 90-minute animation block

    The Fox TV network is moving ahead with plans to expand adult audience animation programming beyond its long held foothold on Sunday nights with a late-night 90-minute animation block on Saturdays, starting in January 2013. Hit the jump for more!

  • Monday July 25, 2011
  • VIDEO: Black Dynamite: The Animated Series Trailer

    Animated take on wild live-action film hits Adult Swim on August 8

    No attempt at a clever headline could prepare you for the animated series based on Scott Sanders's 2009 film, which starred Michael Jai White as the eponymous jive-talkin', ass kickin' Black Dynamite. Check the trailer out after the jump!

  • Tuesday July 12, 2011
  • Adult Swim Series Panels and Events Lineup 2011 San Diego Comic-Con International

    This year at San Diego Comic-Con, Adult Swim will feature the first-ever Adult Swim panel block.  On Friday, July 21 from 11:45 a.m. – 5 p.m., the network will own a convention room at the Hilton Bayfront – Indigo Ballroom (located directly next to the convention center) for a day of programming featuring creators, producers and actors from Robot Chicken, The Venture Bros., Childrens Hospital, NTSF:SD:SUV::, Black Dynamite andEagleheart.  Adult Swim stars will include Rob Corddry, Chris Elliott, Paul Scheer, Jackson Publick, Doc Hammer, Seth Green and more.  Fans will also get an exclusive preview of some of the new series coming to the network.