Adult Swim is set to premiere a new TV special later this month from Brett Gelman and Jason Woliner (Eagleheart), Splitsider has learned. Called Dinner With Friends With Brett Gelman and Friends, the 30-minute special will air Thursday, April 24th, at midnight. Written by Gelman and Woliner and was directed by Woliner, the special stars Gelman as himself, inviting his Hollywood friends over for "a lively night of dining, tasty showbiz chit-chat, and psychological torture." Gelman's dinner guests include Dale Dickey, Gilbert Gottfried, Fred Melamed, Alison Pill, Lance Reddick, and Alex Karpovsky as themselves, and Anthony Atamanuik as Joey Fillipiano.
To whet your appetite, here's the last project Brett Gelman and [...]
In a press release, Adult Swim has announced that it's renewed its live-action series Your Pretty Face Is Going to Hell, starring Henry Zebrowski (The Wolf of Wall Street) and Craig Rowin (@midnight) and created by Dave Willis and Chris "Casper" Kelly of Aqua Teen Hunger Force and Squidbillies fame. The show follows a lazy associate demon named Gary (Zebrowski) as he attempts to rise the underworld corporate ranks by capturing human souls on Earth, only to be constantly stabbed in the back by his coworker Claude (Rowin). The second season will reportedly follow Gary as he learns how to appear on people's shoulders and tempt them, plus an [...]
Well here's a television network first: Adult Swim has premiered the newest episode of Rick and Morty via the show's official Instagram account. Because of Instagram's 15-second video length limitations, the episode has been sliced up into over one hundred clips. Click through to watch the first five, or head on over to the Rick and Morty Instagram page to endure one of the most bizarre TV show premiere techniques ever.
Tim Heidecker and Gregg Turkington are getting ready to cover the 2014 Oscars for Adult Swim. The pair, who host the movie review podcast and Adult Swim web series On Cinema at the Cinema, will be presenting a live webcast during the Oscars on Sunday on AdultSwim.com. This is the second year in a row On Cinema has done an Oscars telecast. The Second Annual On Cinema At The Cinema At The Oscars Special will be broadcast at the same time as the Oscars, Sunday at 7pm EST/4pm PST.
Check out a promo for Heidecker and Turkington's Oscar special below:
Adult Swim's Childrens Hospital spinoff Newsreaders, an absurdist take on 60 Minutes-esque magazine shows that premiered last year, is getting a new host for its second season. Season 1 host Mather Zickel has been cast in the Will Ferrell/Adam McKay-produced NBC sitcom Bad Judge, starring Kate Walsh, so Alan Tudyk will be the host for Season 2, which is expected to debut later this year. Like Zickel, Tudyk is an actor who's skilled with both comedic and dramatic acting and has that same ability to play newsmen and TV hosts well.
Created by Childrens Hospital trio Rob Corddry, David Wain, and Jonathan Stern, Newsreaders was renewed for a [...]