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[via press release from Adult Swim]

Chris Elliott Stars in Live-Action Comedy "Eagleheart" on Adult Swim

Series premieres Thursday, Feb. 3 at midnight (ET/PT)

In his first lead television role since the cult favorite, Get A Life, Chris Elliott stars as Marshal Chris Monsanto in the live-action comedy Eagleheart. Eagleheart premieres on Adult Swim Thursday, Feb. 3 at midnight (ET/PT).

Every episode of Eagleheart promises violence, suspense, intrigue and copious amounts of needless bloodshed as Marshal Chris Monsanto blindly kicks, punches and shoots his way to what may or may not be a legitimate solution to his case. On any given day, Monsanto may battle a pair of evil twin gubernatorial candidates, surgically alter his appearance to investigate a string of elderly kidnappings, track missing mountain lions to the center of the earth, or punch people so hard they explode.

Aided by his sidekicks Brett (Brett Gelman, The Other Guys) and Susie (Maria Thayer, Forgetting Sarah Marshall), and under the watchful authority of Chief (Michael Gladis, Mad Men), Chris Monsanto's goal is always the same: to overcome the obstacle that was presented in the beginning of the episode.

Eagleheart is produced by Conan O'Brien's Conaco Productions and Dakota Pictures. It is executive produced by Michael Koman, Andrew Weinberg, Jason Woliner, Troy Miller, Tracey Baird, David Kissinger, Conan O'Brien and Jeff Ross.

Adult Swim (AdultSwim.com), launched in 2001, is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.'s network offering original and acquired animated and live-action series for young adults. Airing nightly from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. (ET/ PT), Adult Swim shares channel space with Cartoon Network, home to the best in original, acquired and classic entertainment for youth and families, and is seen in 99 million U.S. homes.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.

  [january 2011]  


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