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Posted Monday 4/16/18 at 5:49PM EDT
Rick and Morty make a My Little Pony cameo
The latest episode of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic featured a blink-if-you-miss cameo from the Adult Swim stars.
Posted Thursday 4/05/18 at 12:48AM EDT
Australian mayor defends her city from Rick and Morty April Fool's Day parody
The April Fool's parody dissed the city of Bendigo, prompting Google searches for the city to soar, which led to the mayor's response.
Posted Monday 4/02/18 at 9:51AM EDT
BBC creates a dog-hosted show for April Fool's Day
BBC children’s channel CBBC celebrated April 1st with the dog-hosted Newshound replacing the regular show Newsround. The prank turned out to be so popular that fans urged BBC to make the show a regular series.
- The Bachelor's Arie Luyekdyk Jr slammed for his April Fool's Day joke announcing that Lauren Burnham was pregnant
- Adult Swim brought back FLCL for April Fool's Day
- Adult Swim also reimagined Rick and Morty in an alternate universe for April Fool's
- Netflix "acquires" Seth Rogen was the worst April Fool's joke
Posted Wednesday 3/21/18 at 11:27PM EDT
Hulu is taking animation seriously
The hiring this week of former Adult Swim head of development Nick Weidenfeld is a sign that Hulu wants to make animated series that rival Netflix.
Posted Wednesday 3/21/18 at 5:38PM EDT
Why Rick and Morty should stop being worried that Season 4 has not yet been picked up
Adult Swim has a history of doing things its own way and allowing creators to make shows at their own pace, says Kayla Cobb. "I feel safe saying that a Season 4 announcement is coming," she says. "What absurd form that announcement will take? That’s another question entirely." ALSO: Introducing the Rick and Morty Pie.
Posted Tuesday 3/20/18 at 9:40PM EDT
Adult Swim's FLCL revival premieres on June 2
The cult anime hit will return with FLCL: Progressive.
Posted Monday 3/19/18 at 5:26PM EDT
Rick and Morty's future is still in limbo
Dan Harmon explained on Twitter Friday that his writing staff wasn't working on the Adult Swim show because Season 4 hasn't been ordered.
Posted Friday 3/16/18 at 3:07PM EDT
Adult Swim Festival to debut this fall
Los Angeles will host the first-ever festival celebrating Adult Swim and its brand this October, featuring music and comedy performances.
Posted Tuesday 3/13/18 at 10:17PM EDT
The New York Times made a Too Many Cooks-style video to mark Rex Tillerson's firing
The Times' Opinion section made a sitcom-style montage mocking Trump's many firings at the White House with a video reminiscent of Adult Swim's Too Many Cooks, which parodied opening sequences of 1980s and 1990s sitcoms. ALSO: Jake Tapper takes President Trump to task for not living up to his "You're fired" Apprentice reputation.
Posted Thursday 2/22/18 at 2:24PM EST
McDonald's is bringing back Szechuan sauce for Rick and Morty fans
Starting Monday, McDonald's will have a 20-million packet supply of the sauce popular with fans of the Adult Swim series. A one-day promo last October resulted in long lines and disappointment for some Rick and Morty fans.
Posted Wednesday 2/14/18 at 2:32PM EST
YouTube TV confirms it's adding Turner channels and raising prices for new members
YouTube TV subscribers will have access to Turner channels, including Turner Classic Movies, TNT, TBS, CNN and Cartoon Network, truTV and Adult Swim, as well as NBA TV and MLB Network. The service will also increase its subscription fee $40 per month for new members beginning March 13, but anyone who signs up before then will continue to pay the current $35 a month price.
Posted Tuesday 2/13/18 at 7:30PM EST
YouTube TV will reportedly raise its price and add the Turner family of channels
The streaming service's monthly price will go up from $35 to $40 a month, according to a Buzzfeed post that has since been removed because it contained embargoed information. Concurrent with the price hike, YouTube will reportedly add Turner channels, including CNN, Adult Swim, Cartoon Network, TBS, TNT and TCM.
Posted Wednesday 1/31/18 at 4:29AM EST
Eric Andre Does Paris in new Adult Swim special
Comedian Eric Andre will “ponder existential questions with French people” as part of his special airing after midnight on Feb. 19.
Posted Thursday 1/04/18 at 9:05PM EST
Rick and Morty writer: We don’t even have scripts for a fourth season
The Adult Swim series is still in flux, as writer Ryan Ridley urges Dan Harmon, Justin Roiland and the cable network to “get their sh*t together” in an interview with Detroit Cast.
Posted Wednesday 12/13/17 at 2:42AM EST
LAPD investigating a deadly threat to Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland
Police were alerted to a 4chan forum member who threatened to attack Roiland at the The Game Awards 2017. Roiland appeared at the event without harm. ALSO: Rick and Morty characters are getting one-shot comic books.