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Rick and Morty Acid Trip Wins Emmy for Outstanding Animated Program

Rick and Morty "Acid" Trip Wins Emmy for Outstanding Animated Program

Looks like that's two-for-two for Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland's Rick and Morty, scoring a win for Outstanding Animated Program at the virtual Creative Arts Emmys 2020 awards ceremony on Friday night. Following up on last year's award-winning "Pickle Rick," this year saw "The Vat of Acid Episode" walk away with the gold. Directed by Jacob Hair […]

Genndy Tartakovskys Primal Unleashes New Eps on Adult Swim in October

Genndy Tartakovsky's Primal Unleashes New Eps on Adult Swim in October

Spear and Fang's journey together has only just begun, with Adult Swim announcing on Tuesday that critically-acclaimed animated series Genndy Tartakovsky's Primal will premiere five new episodes starting Sunday, October 4th at 11:30 pm ET/PT. Genndy Tartakovsky's (Adult Swim's Samurai Jack) creative vision was recently renewed for a second season of ten new episodes, with […]

Walking Dead Supernatural American Gods &#038 More: BCTV Sunday Slices

Walking Dead, Supernatural, American Gods & More: BCTV Sunday Slices

Welcome back to another edition of BCTV's Sunday Slices, where I take a look at the past week in Bleeding Cool's television/streaming coverage to offer my thoughts on what went down, what's going down, and what's about to take off in the not-too-distant future. Once again, my thoughts/opinions are my own and do not necessarily […]

The Venture Bros. Canceled by Network That Wants More Venture Bros

The Venture Bros. Canceled by Network That Wants More Venture Bros?

So after 7 season, 81 episodes, and 16+ years, series creator Jackson Publick made it official earlier this week: The Venture Bros. had been canceled by Adult Swim. Except we're not sure anyone told Adult Swim. Though Publick revealed that he was notified of the decision "a few months ago" by Cartoon Network's late-night animation […]

The Venture Bros. Canceled After 7 Seasons Jackson Publick Confirms

The Venture Bros. Canceled After 7 Seasons, Jackson Publick Confirms

Leave it to Adult Swim's The Venture Bros. to take the news that viewers wouldn't think was that big of a surprise and add a bit of confusion to it. On Monday, series creator Jackson Publick (aka Christopher McCulloch) tweeted that the series had been canceled by the late-night animation block on Adult Swim after […]

The Boys Power Cobra Kai Vince McTrump &#038 More: BCTV Sunday Slices

The Boys, Power, Cobra Kai, "Vince McTrump" & More: BCTV Sunday Slices

Welcome back to another edition of BCTV Sunday Slices, where I take a look back at the week in Bleeding Cool's broadcast, cable, and streaming coverage to offer a little "extra perspective"- a nice way of saying that I'm getting to shoot my mouth off on a bunch of things that tickled the back of […]

The Boys: Eric Kripke Just Tied Rick and Morty for Best Response Ever

The Boys: Eric Kripke Just Tied Rick and Morty for Best Response Ever

We're sorry to interrupt your re-re-rewatch of the first three episodes of Amazon Prime's The Boys, but it's rare when we get the opportunity to talk about not one but two of our favorite shows in the same article without it seeming like a blatant attempt at clickbait. But when series showrunner and executive producer […]

Shenmue: Crunchyroll Adult Swim Original Anime Based on SEGA Game

Shenmue: Crunchyroll, Adult Swim Original Anime Based on SEGA Game

Fans of the beloved SEGA game franchise "Shenmue" are still buzzing about the news that dropped at Virtual Crunchyroll Expo, the first-ever digital edition of Crunchyroll's annual anime convention. The anime streaming service announced on Friday that it is partnering with Adult Swim on Shenmue, a 13-episode original anime series set to stream outside of […]

Archer Genndy Tartakovskys Primal Zoeys Net Early 2020 Emmy Awards

Archer, Genndy Tartakovsky's Primal, Zoey's Net Early 2020 Emmy Awards

While we still have a couple of more weeks to go before the 2020 Creative Arts Emmy Awards, Adult Swim's Genndy Tartakovsky's Primal, FXX/FX on Hulu's Archer, NBC's Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt's HITRECORD can count themselves "winners" already. On Tuesday, the Television Academy announced juried award winners, with juried categories different from the […]

TOM Offers Support to Black Lives Matter on Behalf of Toonami

TOM Offers Support to Black Lives Matter on Behalf of Toonami

During a time of social upheaval in this nation, the fight against police brutality, racial injustice, and societal inequities in the U.S. has gone from national to global- and now it's gone universal. Viewers of Adult Swim's late-night block of anime programming got more than they expected Saturday night when Toonami host and our resident […]

AHS The Flash Supernatural Kevin Smith &#038 More: BCTV Sunday Slices

AHS, The Flash, Supernatural, Kevin Smith & More: BCTV Sunday Slices

In honor of the late Chadwick Boseman (Black Panther, Da 5 Bloods), who passed away after a four-year battle with cancer at the age of 43, I'm going to put our regular BCTV Sunday Slices intro on ice for the week. Instead, we'll kick things off with some words from Boseman himself: "I don't know […]

Rick and Morty Charmed Seth MacFarlane &#038 More: BCTV Sunday Slices

Rick and Morty, Charmed, Seth MacFarlane & More: BCTV Sunday Slices

Welcome to a post-DC FanDome edition of BCTV Sunday Slices, after a week of some really big announcements but a little soft when it comes to news. That said, "a little soft" still covers a wide range of topics. This weekend, we sing the praises of Lovecraft Country, like the feeling of having Archer back, […]

Rick and Morty Co-Creator Justin Roiland Offers Health Update on Jerry

Rick and Morty Co-Creator Justin Roiland Offers Health Update on Jerry

Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland took to Instagram earlier this week to post some heartbreaking news about his "best friend" for 13 years, Jerry: that the inspiration for Beth's husband's name, Snowball/Snuffles, and more, was found to have a tumor in his nose. Since the news went public, fans around the world expressed their […]

Rick and Morty: Justin Roilands Best Friend Jerry Needs Your Help

Rick and Morty: Justin Roiland's Best Friend Jerry Needs Your Help

He's the reason Beth's husband has the name he does, the model/inspiration for Snowball/Snuffles, and one of the two dogs you save in the video game Trover Saves the Universe. Now, he could use your love and positive vibes. Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland took to Instagram to post an image of Jerry, his […]

Ex-Squidbillies Actor Takes Firing Well: Hope You A**holes are Happy

Ex-Squidbillies Actor Takes Firing Well: "Hope You A**holes are Happy"

Those of you betting on ex-Squidbillies voice actor Stuart Daniel Baker (aka stage name Unknown Hinson) to not address his firing from the Adult Swim series over racist, sexist, and other offensive comments posted and directed at country music legend Dolly Parton and the Black Lives Matter movement, better luck next time. Two days after the […]

Squidbillies Creators Fire Actor for Offensive Dolly Parton BLM Posts

Squidbillies Creators Fire Actor for Offensive Dolly Parton, BLM Posts

After a series of racist and other offensive comments that were posted and directed at country music legend Dolly Parton and the Black Lives Matter movement, Squidbillies star Stuart Daniel Baker (aka stage name Unknown Hinson) has been fired from the Adult Swim animated series. While Baker may have provided the voice of Early Cuyler […]

Rick and Morty: 5 Characters Who Need Their Own Spinoff Squanch

Rick and Morty: 5 Characters Who Need Their Own Spinoff Squanch

Adult Swim's Rick and Morty is one of the best animated series on television, with its extended ensemble cast one of the main reasons for its success. Even with the fantastic and entertaining adventures we see our dimension-hopping duo go on, the one thing that always draws me in is all the characters we meet […]

Always Sunny Ratched XFL WWE Friends &#038 More: BCTV Sunday Slices

Always Sunny, Ratched, XFL, WWE, Friends & More: BCTV Sunday Slices

Welcome back to another round of BCTV Sunday Slices, our little slice of opinionated heaven where your resident "man-child" (long story, but I realize now that people throw out phrases they actually don't have the ability to understand so that's sad) looks back on the past week in Bleeding Cool Television's (BCTV) coverage to see what […]

Rick and Morty: Our Random Yet Possible Top 5 Evil Morty Conspiracies

Rick and Morty: Our Random Yet Possible Top 5 Evil Morty Conspiracies

Rick and Morty fans know that a certain villain has been scheming in the background since the first season- and no, I'm not talking about the sundry of intergalactic weirdos who have it out for Rick – I'm talking about none other than Evil Morty, of course. Where exactly did this evil dimensional doppelgänger come […]

Think Rick and Morty Sold Out Done with The Walking Dead Who Cares

Think Rick and Morty Sold Out? Done with The Walking Dead? Who Cares?

Let's start off by getting to know each other a little better. I'm the person whose name you see at the top of this article, aka Television Editor, aka the person who oversees the section of Bleeding Cool that some of you feel "doesn't understand what Bleeding Cool is all about." As for you… it […]