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[05/12/16 - 07:01 AM]
Adult Swim Continues to Capture Millennial Audiences With Multi-Platform Programming Slate
Extending viewing hours beyond their linear programming, Adult Swim continues to follow its fans across multiple platforms by introducing new original programming for streaming all day long through AdultSwim.com.

[05/13/15 - 07:15 AM]
Turner Broadcasting "Turns It Up" at 2015 Upfront
The strength of Turner's diverse portfolio of brands - including Adult Swim, Boomerang, Cartoon Network, CNN, HLN, TBS, TNT, truTV and Turner Sports - was highlighted throughout the presentation, which showcased content and offerings from the networks and brought Turner's "Turn It Up" message to life.

[05/07/15 - 06:00 AM]
Adult Swim Builds on Primetime Success with Increased Development for 2015-16
The network, which is continuing to grow it slate of primetime originals, has become a powerhouse of comedy talent and their 2015-2016 programming line-up features more than 30 new and returning series, pilots and specials.

[04/23/15 - 10:06 AM]
Hulu and Turner Broadcasting Announce Extensive Multi-Year Agreement
All episodes from past seasons of TNT's "The Last Ship" and "Murder in the First" will be available to stream exclusively for Hulu subscribers.

[12/17/14 - 11:00 AM]
Adult Swim Hits Milestone as Basic Cable's #1 Network With Young Adults for 10th Consecutive Year
Adult Swim spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/10/14 - 06:04 AM]
Adult Swim Picks Up New Seasons of "Mike Tyson Mysteries," "Black Jesus" and "Mr. Pickles"
Today's announcement continues the success the network has seen with its expansion into primetime at 8:00 p.m. earlier this year and emphasis on more original programming.

[10/14/14 - 11:54 AM]
Turner Broadcasting Portfolio Lands Four of Basic Cable's Top 10 Networks for the Week Among Adults 18-49
Turner spins the numbers for the week of October 6-12.

[10/07/14 - 12:29 PM]
TBS and Adult Swim Rank as Basic Cable's Top 2 Entertainment Networks in Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-34 and Adults 18-49
Turner spins the numbers for the week of September 29-October 5.

[09/30/14 - 12:20 PM]
TNT Extends Its Summer Victory by Ranking as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime for Q3 2014 Among Total Viewers
Turner spins the numbers for the third quarter to date.

[09/23/14 - 11:17 AM]
TBS Marks Its Fourth Consecutive Week as Basic Cable's Top Entertainment Network with Adults 18-49 in Primetime
Turner spins the numbers for the week of September 15-21.

[09/16/14 - 12:04 PM]
Adult Swim Ranks #1 Among Basic Cable Networks for Total Day Delivery of Adults 18-24 & 18-34 for the Second Week Of September
Turner spins the numbers for the week of September 8-14.

[08/19/14 - 11:47 AM]
Cartoon Network Continues to Rank as Television's #1 Network for Early Delivery Among Targeted Boys 2-11, 6-11 & 9-14
Turner spins the numbers for the week of August 11-17.

[08/12/14 - 12:04 PM]
Cartoon Network Scores All Top 10 Telecasts the Second Week of August Among Boys 6-11
Turner spins the numbers for the week of August 4-10.

[07/18/14 - 10:02 AM]
"Black Jesus" Blesses Adult Swim This Summer
Aaron McGruder's new live-action comedy premieres Thursday, August 7 at 11:00/10:00c on the network.

[05/09/14 - 07:01 AM]
Adult Swim Announces Upfront Programming Slate for 2014-15
New series include "Mike Tyson Mysteries," "Black Jesus" and "Mr. Pickles."

[03/10/14 - 03:26 PM]
Adult Swim Greenlights "Black Jesus" - New Live-Action Series from Aaron McGruder to Premiere this Year
The series stars newcomer Gerald "Slink" Johnson as Black Jesus with Charlie Murphy, Corey Holcomb and John Witherspoon also in roles.

[05/10/13 - 09:04 AM]
Adult Swim Enters Upfront With Most-Watched Year Ever!
New series include "Rick and Morty," "Mr. Pickles," "Mike Tyson Mysteries," "King Star King" and "Hot Package."







BLACK JESUS (ADULT SWIM)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
8/7/14 - 11/27/15
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2015-2016 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
2 (21 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
a show on hiatus for longer than 12 months - without any news about its future - is assumed to be canceled
DESCRIPTION:
(from Adult Swim's press release, December 2014) Adult Swim, basic cable's #1 network with young adults for a decade, announced today that they have picked up second seasons of the successful original live-action series Black Jesus and animated hits Mike Tyson Mysteries and Mr. Pickles. Today's announcement continues the success the network has seen with its expansion into primetime at 8:00 p.m. earlier this year and emphasis on more original programming. Ranking #1 in its time period among all targeted adult and male demos, Black Jesus, centers on Jesus living in present day Compton, CA, on a daily mission to spread love and kindness throughout the neighborhood, with the help of his small but loyal group of downtrodden followers. Aaron McGruder and Mike Clattenburg serve as creators and executive producers through McGruder's 5 Mutts Productions. LEG's Norman Aladjem, John Bravakis and Stu Schreiberg, along with Robert Wise and Meghann Collin, are also executive producers.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Andra Fuller
· Andrew Bachelor
· Angela Gibbs
· Antwon Tanner
· Charlie Murphy
· Corey Holcomb
· Gerald "Slink" Johnson as Black Jesus
· John Witherspoon
· Kali Hawk
· Valenzia Algarin
CREW INFORMATION:
· Aaron McGruder as CRTR/EP
· John Bravakis as EP
· Meghann Collin as EP
· Mike Clattenberg as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Norman Aladjem as EP
· Robert Wise as EP
· Stu Schreiberg as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· 5 Mutts Productions
· LEG