Adult Swim already has a fake medical drama, a fake public access show, a fake crime procedural, a fake newsmagazine show, a fake self-help infomercial, and a fake talk show, but tonight, they're adding a new series called Hot Package, a fake entertainment news show in the vein of Entertainment Tonight or Extra. Of course, creator/star Derrick Beckles doesn't like Hot Package being called a fake show; he prefers to think of it as a real tabloid show just set in a fictional parallel universe.
I recently chatted with Hot Package creator Derrick Beckles, a Canadian-American comedian who created the cult hit compilation series TV Carnage and has served as a [...]
Here's a new teaser trailer for the upcoming third season of Adult Swim's Eagleheart, which premieres November 14th. Like all good action-comedy trailers, this one contains plenty of blood, gore, and a briefcase full of pizza.
This weekend, Adult Swim's animated series China, IL is set to return for its second season, and for season two, the show is expanding from 15 minutes to a full half-hour, making it one of the rare Adult Swim shows to become a full-length series. Created by Brad Neely, who honed his chops on the internet for years with web series like The Professor Brothers and I Am Baby Cakes, China, IL follows the faculty and students at University of China, Illinois, the "worst college in America," and it features the voice acting of folks like Greta Gerwig, Hulk Hogan, Jeffrey Tambor, Hannibal Buress, Chelsea Peretti, and Neely himself, [...]
Adult Swim announced this morning that the second season of The Eric Andre Show will debut Thursday, October 3rd, at 12:30am. Host Eric Andre will once again be joined by sidekick Hannibal Buress for his anarchic talk show the new season, which will feature guest stars like Dominic Monaghan, Brian McKnight, Eric Balfour, Henry Rollins, T-Pain, and more. There will also be an Eric Andre Show Live! tour in November. Dates/venues have not yet been announced.
After The Eric Andre Show's premiere, a new series called Hot Package will debut at 12:45am. It's a fictional Canadian entertainment program a la Entertainment Tonight or EXTRA created and hosted by comedian Derrick Beckles.
Last night's new episode of Childrens Hospital, written by Diablo Cody and directed by David Wain, featured James Adomian (Comedy Bang Bang) doing a bunch of impressions all at once. Here's a clip from it, in which he plays Madonna, Kate Upton, Rihanna, Freddie Mercury, and most importantly, Louis C.K.