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SDCC 2016: Adult Swim Returns

Adult SwimAdult Swim is ready to once again take on one of the largest and most exciting fan experiences of the year during San Diego Comic-Con this month. Fans can always expect the unexpected from Adult Swim, as they dive into celebrity-filled panels and signings featuring series stars, creators and producers from Robot Chicken and Rick and Morty, a new animated sketch show Brad Neely’s Harg Nallin’ Sclopio Peepio and the much-anticipated Samurai Jack. The free swag will be flying at the network’s official booth in the convention center and also at the exciting Adult Swim on the Green experience overlooking the bay.

First stop, the convention center! Get your game on at the Adult Swim Booth (#3721) with the Return To Feline Fun Hole Slide Mouth, Part 2. Limber up and come lob fishy fun sacks into our illuminated cat holes. Steady your trembling paws and pray your sacrifice to our great glowing kitty doesn’t go unnoticed. If your aim is true, she may cough up something beautiful and exciting.

Need to escape the crowds inside and feel the sun on your face? Adult Swim On The Green is back and it’s gonna be greener than ever. It’s free, it’s fun and it’s on the green behind the convention center at 5th Avenue Landing and Convention Way, Thursday through Sunday from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Everything you’ve ever dreamed of will be up for grabs at the Carnival Midway, which will be full of fancy games and Adult Swim themed prizes. Have your soul photo taken in the Mr. Pickles photo booth, then head over to The Meatwad Full Dome and challenge your mind and stomach to 360 degrees of trance-inducing hallucinations in  “Six Minutes Of Your Life That You’ll Never Get Back.” Back for its fifth year, State Farm® is helping Adult Swim fans best prepare for the con with an Oversized Prizeball Machine that will dispense prizes to maximize fan experience on the green. A few lucky con-goers will win access to exclusive Adult Swim screenings and on-site games. All events are free for those that are 18+. RSVP at AdultSwimPresents.com to fast track your entrance.

The fun doesn’t stop when the sun goes down, so come cuddle up with Adult Swim under the stars and check out what’s on the horizon with Nighttime on the Green featuring screenings from 8:00 p.m. -10:00 p.m. with lineup starting at 7:00 p.m. On Thursday join Toonami Pre-Flight for a night of behind-the-scenes info on our popular anime programming block with your hosts Jason DeMarco, Gill Austin, Steve Blum (Voice of TOM), and Dana Swanson (Voice of SARA). Friday we expose you to the unknown with “Things You’ve Never Seen,” a night of specials and original pilots. For our final night on Saturday, don’t miss an improvised evening with Rick and Morty creators Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland. Arrive early to get suited up for the show by SNICKERS® in custom Ricky and Morty costumes.

ADULT SWIM PANELS

FRIDAY, JULY 22

Hilton San Diego Bayfront – Indigo Ballroom

Robot Chicken

12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Perk up your feathers and lube your gears—the poultry posse’s back to show exclusive, never-before-seen, behind-the-scenes footage of their Emmy Award®-winning series! Co-creator / EP Matthew Senreich, EP / co-head writer Tom Root, EP / co-head writer Doug Goldstein, actor / writer Breckin Meyer and writer / director Tom Sheppard are joined by a very special guest: voice actor Donald Faison (Scrubs). Moderated by Keith Crofford, SVP of production for Adult Swim.

 

Brad Neely’s Harg Nalllin’ Sclopio Peepio

1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Show creator Brad Neely (China, IL), executive producer Daniel Weidenfeld (China, IL), co-executive producer Dave Newberg (China, IL) invite you to an exclusive look at the first season of the animated sketch show Brad Neely’s Harg Nallin’ Sclopio Peepio premiering Sundays at 11:45 p.m. (ET/PT) on [adult swim].

 

Rick and Morty

2:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Executive producers Dan Harmon (Community) & Justin Roiland (Adventure Time), writer / producer Ryan Ridley (Community) and voice talent Spencer Grammer (Greek), Sarah Chalke (Scrubs) and Chris Parnell (Archer) invite fans for a sneak peek of the highly-anticipated third season. Moderated by Brian Q. Quinn (Impractical Jokers).

 

Samurai Jack

3:15pm – 4:00pm

Join creator / director Genndy Tartakovsky, head writer Darrick Bachman, art director Scott Wills, storyboard artist Bryan Andrews and character designer Craig Kellman as they give fans a behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming revival of hit animated action-adventure series Samurai Jack. Moderated by Tom Kenny (Samurai Jack, SpongeBob SquarePants).

ADULT SWIM SIGNINGS

Tickets are required for all signings at the Adult Swim Booth (#3721). A limited number of tickets will be given out at the booth on the day-of. First come. First served.

 

SATURDAY, JULY 23

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.    Samurai Jack

Adult Swim Booth #3721

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.      Rick and Morty

Adult Swim Booth #3721

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.      Brad Neely’s Harg Nallin’ Sclopio Peepio

Adult Swim Booth #3721

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.      Robot Chicken

Adult Swim Booth #3721

NYCC 2013: Adult Swim Stimulates the Show

Adult Swim will host highly-anticipated panels and talent signings for fan-favorite series The Venture Bros., Robot Chicken, The Heart, She Holler, Eagleheart, Rick and Morty, and China, IL at New York Comic Con at the Jacob K. Javits Center, Friday, October 11 and Saturday, October 12.  See the full lineup below!

PANELS

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11

ADULT SWIM: The Venture Bros.

4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Location: Theater 1D

Talent: Jackson Publick (co-creator) and Doc Hammer (co-creator)

Show creators Jackson Publick and Doc Hammer, perennial Comic-Con favorites, will discuss their Adult Swim original series and answer fan questions.

ADULT SWIM: Robot Chicken

5:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.

Location: Theater 1D

Talent: Seth Green (co-creator), Matthew Senreich (co-creator) Clare Grant and Breckin Meyer

Co-creators/executive producers Seth Green and Matthew Senreich are joined by Clare Grant (Team Unicorn) and Breckin Meyer (Franklin & Bash) to discuss the Emmy-winning series. Come watch a sneak peek and get your questions answered about the upcoming new season and the next Robot Chicken DC Comics Special. Keith Crofford, vice president of production for Adult Swim, will moderate the panel.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12

ADULT SWIM: The Heart, She Holler

11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Location:  Room 1A06

Talent: John Lee (show creator and executive producer), David Cross, Heather Lawless, Judith Roberts, Leo Fitzpatrick, Kevin Breznahan, Jonathan Hadary, Jennifer Regan and Joseph Sikora

Join The Heart, She Holler show creator and executive producer John Lee (Xavier: Renegade Angel, Wonder Showzen), with cast members David Cross, Heather Lawless, Judith Roberts, Leo Fitzpatrick, Kevin Breznahan, Jonathan Hadary, Jennifer Regan and Joseph Sikora as they discuss season two of Adult Swim’s live-action soap opera and America’s most majestic nightmare.

ADULT SWIM: Eagleheart

5:30 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.

Location:  Room 1A06

Talent: Michael Koman (executive producer), Andrew Weinberg (executive producer), Jason Woliner (executive producer), Chris Elliott and Maria Thayer

Join show executive producers Michael Koman, Andrew Weinberg, Jason Woliner and series stars Chris Elliott (How I Met Your Mother) and Maria Thayer (Maron, Cougar Town) for an exclusive preview of season three of the Adult Swim’s live-action comedy, Eagleheart: Paradise Rising.  The panel will be moderated by Julie Klausner, host of her very own How Was Your Week podcast.

ADULT SWIM: Rick and Morty

6:30 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.

Location:  Room 1A06

Talent: Dan Harmon (executive producer) and Justin Roiland (executive producer)

Premiering this December, Rick and Morty is a show about a sociopathic scientist who drags his unintelligent grandson on insanely dangerous adventures across the universe. Executive producers Dan Harmon (Community) and Justin Roiland (House of Cosbys) will preview the new primetime animated comedy series.

ADULT SWIM: China, IL

7:30 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.

Location:  Room 1A06

Talent: Brad Neely (creator), Daniel Weidenfeld (executive producer), Greta Gerwig and Brooke Hogan

Join show creator Brad Neely and executive producer Daniel Weidenfeld as they discuss season two of their Adult Swim animated hit China, IL. They will be joined by cast members Greta Gerwig (Lola Versus) and Brooke Hogan (Brooke Knows Best). The panel will be moderated by Brendan Newnam, co-host of NPR’s The Dinner Party Download podcast.

AUTOGRAPH SIGNINGS

Saturday, October 12

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.  Robot Chicken Signing

Location: Room 1E05

Talent: Seth Green (co-creator), Matt Senreich (co-creator) and Clare Grant (voice talent) with Breckin Meyer (actor/writer) scheduled to appear

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. The Venture Bros. Signing
Location: Room 1E05
Talent: Jackson Publick (co-creator) and Doc Hammer (co-creator)

Adult Swim Heads to NYCC 2012!

Adult Swim has released their schedule for panels and signing at this year’s New York Comic Con. Check out the full schedule below.

PANELS

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12

ADULT SWIM: The Venture Bros
5:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
Location: IGN Theater
Talent: Jackson Publick (co-creator)and Doc Hammer (co-creator)

Show creators Jackson Publick and Doc Hammer, perennial Comic-Con favorites, will discuss their original series, upcoming Halloween Special and answer fan questions.  Launched on Adult Swim in August 2004, The Venture Bros. is an inspired spoof of 1960s action cartoon shows such as “Johnny Quest.” The animated series follows the bizarre misadventures of the Venture family, which includes world-renowned Dr. Venture, his dimwitted sons Hank and Dean as well as Brock Samson, their bodyguard assigned by the government to keep an eye on the family who is then promptly forgotten by the Feds.

ADULT SWIM: Robot Chicken
6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Location: IGN Theater
Talent: Seth Green (co-creator), Matt Senreich (co-creator), Kevin Shinick (writer and voice talent), and Clare Grant (voice talent)

Seth Green (co-creator) and Matthew Senreich (co-creator), Kevin Shinick (MAD), and Clare Grant (voice talent) discuss season six of their popular Adult Swim series Robot Chicken.Created by Seth Green and Matthew Senreich, the Emmy Award-winning Robot Chicken uses stop-motion animation to bring pop-culture parodies to life in a modern take on the variety/sketch show format.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13

ADULT SWIM: China, IL
2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Location:  Room 1A10
Talent: Brad Neely (creator), Daniel Weidenfeld (executive producer) and Hannibal Buress (voice talent)

Join show creator Brad Neely, executive producer Daniel Weidenfeld and comedian Hannibal Buress (The Eric Andre Show, SNL) as they discuss their new Adult Swim animated hit China, IL and preview what’s to come in season two. In the animated series China, IL, Frank and Steve Smith are brothers who teach in the history department of a state university.  They also happen to be legends in their own minds who will often sacrifice facts, lessons and syllabi for the sake of being awesome.  Created by Brad Neely and produced by Titmouse, Inc., China, IL is a reverse Animal House where the teachers are crazy and the students just want to learn.

ADULT SWIM: Superjail!
3:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Location:  Room 1A10
Talent: Christy Karacas (creator and executive producer), Stephen Warbrick (creator and executive producer), Mike Carlo (animation director), Janine DiTullio (story editor), Richard Mather (layout artist and voice talent)and David Wain (voice talent)

Join show creators and executive producers Christy Karacas and Stephen Warbrick with voice talent David Wain (Wanderlust, Childrens Hospital) and layout artist and voice talent Richard Mather, animation director Mike Carlo, and story editor Janine Ditullio, as they discuss their Adult Swim series Superjail! and show never-before-seen footage!  Fast-paced animation, flying guts, creepy underlings, and plenty of prison fights dominate the Warden’s chaotic prison in Superjail!. The blood flows like wine and the linebetween criminal and keeper gets blurrier by the minute.  Picture a kaleidoscope of entrails meets Jon Waters meets Shawshank damnation plus a sweaty muscle woman minus primetime sensibility. You are hereby guilty of being given what you asked for.

ADULT SWIM: Childrens Hospital/NTSF:SD:SUV::
4:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Location:  Room 1A10
Talent: Rob Corddry (creator and star), Paul Scheer (creator and star), Jonathan Stern (executive producer), David Wain (director and star), Curtis Gwinn (co-executive producer).

Join the stars and producers behind Adult Swim’s live-action comedies Childrens Hospital and NTSF:SD:SUV::. Childrens Hospital creator and star Rob Corddry (Hot Tub Time Machine), executive producer Jonathan Stern (Newsreaders), director and star David Wain (Wanderlust), are joined by NTSF:SD:SUV:: creator and star Paul Scheer (The League), and co-executive producer Curtis Gwinn (Fat Guy Stuck in Internet) to discuss both series.

AUTOGRAPH SIGNINGS

Saturday, October 13
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Robot Chicken Signing
Location: Room 1E17
Talent: Seth Green (co-creator), Matt Senreich (co-creator)

12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Venture Bros Signing
Location: Room 1E17
Talent: Jackson Publick (co-creator), Doc Hammer (co-creator)

Around the Tubes

What’d everyone get yesterday at the comic book shop?

Around the Blogs:

The Beat – Chris Roberson’s exit interview Interesting….

CBLDF – ACLU Connects the Comics Code and Video Game Bill – Except they’re not the same at all.

Bleeding Cool – Robot Chicken’s DC Comics Special Coming To [adult swim]Can’t wait for this.

Comics Alliance – Activist Bill Ayers Talks About Teaching Comics [Interview]Interesting as well.

 

Around the Tubes Reviews:

ICv2 – Popeye #1

CBR – X-O Manowar #1

Around the Tubes

It’s New York Comic Con!  You’ll find a lot of posts here as to what happened Friday, but we’ll have our own coverage peppered throughout the day.  Here’s the new you might have missed.

Around the Blogs:

The Mary Sue – Real-Life Superhero Phoenix Jones Unmasked, Revealed to Have Gerald’s Haircut from Hey Arnold!Now we’ll find out if super villains really would target family members if secret identities are revealed.

NY Magazine – Tom Morello on His New Comic Series, Occupy Wall Street, and Superman Renouncing His Citizenship – Some interesting stuff here.

Color Lines – Comic Artist Re-Draws Islam With Secular Superheroes in “The 99” –  A great interview here.

Con Coverage:

CBR – NYCC: The Resurrection of Extreme Studios

CBR – NYCC: Jim McCann Launches Thriller “Mind The Gap” At Image

The Beat – NYCC 2011: Day Two Photos

MTV Geek – DC Comics All Access: Batman – NYCC Panel Recap

The Beat – NYCC Announcements: The Lost Alan Moore Scripts Resurface

MTV Geek – Star Wars Collectibles with Chris Spitale At NYCC!

Comicvine – Marvel Reveals Ultimate Covers, Discusses Ultimate Rebirth At New York Comic Con

Comics Alliance – Vertigo Goes Same-Day Digital, Announces Paul Cornell’s ‘Saucer Country’ [NYCC 2011]

Comics Alliance – Green Lantern Panel Digs Into The Corps, Announces ‘Robot Chicken’ DC Special [NYCC 2011]

CBR – NYCC: Marvel’s “Amazing Spider-Man” Panel

IGN – NYCC: Brubaker Gets Fatale

IGN – NYCC: The Scarlet Spider Returns

IGN – NYCC: The Death of Boba Fett?

Space – ‘Astronaut Dad’ Graphic Novel Debuts at NY Comic Con

Bleeding Cool – NYCC Debut: Don’t Be Afraid

The Beat – NYCC 11: Here there be con

Bleeding Cool – NYCC Debut – Epic #1 by Tyler James and Matt Zolman

Spandexless – Beth’s NYCC Day 1: In Which I Can’t Get It Together

Bleeding Cool – NYCC Debut: Neonomicon TPB by Alan Moore and Jacen Burrows

The Beat – NYCC 11: Retailer breakfast highlights

Around the Tubes Reviews:

Ely Standard – Venom

IGN – Comic Book Reviews for 10/12/11

Adult Swim Series Panels and Events Lineup – 2011 San Diego Comic Con International

Official Press Release

Adult Swim

Series Panels and Events Lineup

2011 San Diego Comic-Con International

This year at San Diego Comic-Con, Adult Swim will feature the first-ever Adult Swim panel block.  On Friday, July 21 from 11:45 a.m. – 5 p.m., the network will own a convention room at the Hilton Bayfront – Indigo Ballroom (located directly next to the convention center) for a day of programming featuring creators, producers and actors from Robot Chicken, The Venture Bros., Childrens Hospital, NTSF:SD:SUV::, Black Dynamite and Eagleheart.  Adult Swim stars will include Rob Corddry, Chris Elliott, Paul Scheer, Jackson Publick, Doc Hammer, Seth Green and more.  Fans will also get an exclusive preview of some of the new series coming to the network.

Adult Swim is bringing the ice cream trucks back to San Diego for Comic-Con 2011 and keeping fans cool by rewarding them with free Ben & Jerry’s ice cream.  Show talent will be along for the ride to pass out ice cream, interact with fans, and sign autographs.  Keep your eyes peeled for the trucks cruising around San Diego giving out frozen treats.

Adult Swim will also host nightly fan events at Quality Social Club in the Gaslamp, Thursday, July 21 –­ Saturday, July 23.  The venue will provide a casual and intimate destination for rabid Adult Swim fans to come together and interact with some of network’s creators, producers and talent.  The club will be a nightly venue with music and special events. Tickets for admission are limited and will be given out at Adult Swim panels, booth and ice cream trucks.

Below is a schedule of series panels, fan events and signings at 2011 Comic-Con International in San Diego, Calif., Thursday, July 21 – Sunday, July 24, 2011.  All times, dates and locations subject to change.

ADULT SWIM PANEL BLOCK

Friday, July 22

Indigo Ballroom, Level 2, Hilton San Diego Bayfront (directly next to the convention center)

11:45 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The Venture Bros.

11:45 a.m.  – 12:30 p.m.

Location: Indigo Ballroom, Level 2, Hilton San Diego Bayfront

Show creators Jackson Publick and Doc Hammer will screen an early premiere of The Venture Bros. Special—From The Ladle To The Grave: The Story Of Shallow Gravy—a 15-minute documentary-style animated special. The creators joined by James Urbaniak (Dr. Venture) will discuss their original series and answer questions.  The Venture Bros. Special—From The Ladle To The Grave: The Story Of Shallow Gravy premieres August 28 on Adult Swim.

NTSF:SD:SUV:: (National Terrorism Strike Force: San Diego: Sport Utility Vehicle)

12:45 – 1:15 p.m.

Location: Indigo Ballroom, Level 2, Hilton San Diego Bayfront

Sneak peek of Adult Swim’s newest live-action comedy as introduced by creator and star Paul Scheer (The League) and executive producer Jon Stern (The Ten). NTSF:SD:SUV:: is a clandestine team of government agents working together to protect San Diego from numerous terrorist threats coming in daily from such evil countries as Mexico, Canada and Guam.  This team of highly trained operatives has only one job: saving your ass so you can drive your hybrid and see your movies in 3-D without worrying about living in a country run by no-good terrorists.  Panel will also include series co-stars Martin Starr (Adventureland), Brandon Johnson (Get Him to the Greek), June Diane Raphael (Going the Distance) and executive producer Curtis Gwinn.

Childrens Hospital

1:30 – 2:15 p.m.

Location: Indigo Ballroom, Level 2, Hilton San Diego Bayfront

Come watch a never-before-seen episode of Childrens Hospital and hear from the show’s creative team led by Rob Corddry (Cedar Rapids) and Jon Stern (The Ten).  They will be joined by members of their ensemble cast of comedic heavyweights including Malin Akerman (Couples Retreat), Lake Bell (No Strings Attached), Erinn Hayes (Parenthood), Rob Huebel (I Love You Man), Ken Marino (Party Down) and Megan Mullally (Will and Grace).  Childrens Hospital explores the emotional struggles and sexual politics of a group of doctors charged with healthy libidos.

Black Dynamite

2:30 – 3:15 p.m.

Location: Indigo Ballroom, Level 2, Hilton San Diego Bayfront

Creators and voice talent from the new animated series will give a sneak peek of the show and answer questions.  Executive producer Carl Jones (The Boondocks) and director Scott Sanders (Black Dynamite) will be on the panel in addition to: writer and star Michael Jai White, voice actor Kym Whitley and writer and voice actor Byron Minns, all of whom also starred in the live-action feature film Black Dynamite. The 2009 feature film is an outrageous action comedy-spoof that follows ex-CIA agent and full-time ladies man, Black Dynamite, who’s out to avenge the death of his brother against kung-fu masters, drug-dealing pimps and The Man.  The Black Dynamite animated series further chronicles the exploits Black Dynamite and his crew.  Chris Hardwick will moderate the panel.

Robot Chicken

Time: 3:30 – 4:15 p.m.

Location: Indigo Ballroom, Level 2, Hilton San Diego Bayfront

Seth Green (co-creator, Robot Chicken), Matthew Senreich (co-creator, Robot Chicken), Tom Root (head writer, Robot Chicken), Breckin Meyer (voice talent) and Zeb Wells (writer) discuss the popular Adult Swim series.  Robot Chicken, from actor/producer Seth Green and Matthew Senreich, uses stop-motion animation to bring pop-culture parodies to life in a modern take on the variety/sketch show format.  In Robot Chicken, no pop-culture target is safe. Legions of action figures are used to spoof everything from reality television and Star Wars to past Presidents.

Eagleheart

4:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Location: Indigo Ballroom, Level 2, Hilton San Diego Bayfront

Chris Elliott (Get A Life) discusses his Eagleheart role as Marshal Chris Monsanto, who blindly kicks, punches and shoots his way to what may or may not be a legitimate solution to his cases.   Panelists include series stars Chris Elliott, Brett Gelman (The Other Guys), Maria Thayer (Forgetting Sarah Marshall) and executive producers Michael Koman, Andrew Weinberg and Jason Woliner.  Produced by Conan O’Brien’s Conaco Productions and Dakota Pictures, Eagleheart promises violence, suspense, intrigue and copious amounts of needless bloodshed.

ADULT SWIM SIGNINGS

Thursday, July 21

  • 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.                                Robot Chicken

Visit Adult Swim booth #3949 for details

 

Friday, July 22

  • 2:45 – 3:45 p.m.                  Childrens Hospital

WB Booth # 4545

Saturday, July 23

  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.     Black Dynamite

Location: Signing room 28C
Visit Adult Swim booth #3949 for tickets

 

  • 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.                  The Venture Bros.

Visit Adult Swim booth #3949 for details

 

 

ADULT SWIM FAN EVENTS

Adult Swim @ Quality Social
789 6th Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
*Check out the Adult Swim booth, panels, and ice cream trucks to find out how to get in. Tickets for admission are limited.

Thursday, July 21 – NTSF:SD:SUV:: Premiere Party hosted by Paul Scheer & performance by Kid Koala
9 p.m. Doors
Event at 10 p.m.

Friday, July 22 – The Venture Bros. Costume Contest & performance by Flying Lotus
9:30 p.m. Doors
Event at 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 23 – Special Performance

9 p.m. Doors
Event at 10 p.m.


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.

Cartoon Network and Adult Swim Panel and Event Lineup for New York Comic Con 2010

Official Press Release

Cartoon Network and Adult Swim Panel and Event Lineup for

New York Comic Con

Celebrate Ben 10 on 10.10.10 with the cast of Ben 10: Ultimate Alien

Cartoon Network and Adult Swim will host a number of highly-anticipated panels, fan events and autograph signings at 2010 New York Comic Con at the Jacob K. Javits Center, Friday, October 8 through Sunday October 10, 2010.  See the full lineup for both networks below; please note all times, dates and locations are subject to change.

CARTOON NETWORK & ADULT SWIM PANELS

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8

ADULT SWIM: Childrens Hospital

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Location: Room 1A06

Talent: Rob Corddry, Jon Stern, Rob Huebel and Erinn Hayes (additional guests TBA)

Check out the Childrens Hospital panel and hear from the show’s creative team led by Rob Corddry (Hot Tub Time Machine, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart) and Jon Stern (producer of The Ten and Scotland, PA). They will be joined by members of their ensemble cast including Rob Huebel (I Love You Man, Human Giant) and Erinn Hayes (Parenthood, Worst Week).  Childrens Hospital is a live-action comedy that explores the emotional struggles and sexual politics of a group of doctors charged with healthy libidos. Their dedication to their personal lives is relentless, interrupted only by the occasional need to treat sick children.  Childrens Hospital airs Sundays at midnight (ET/PT) on Adult Swim.

ADULT SWIM: Robot Chicken

6:45 – 7:45 p.m.

Location: Special Events Hall

Talent: Seth Green, Matt Senreich

Adult Swim panel featuring Robot Chicken show creators, Seth Green and Matt Senreich.  They will discuss their original series, answer questions and give a sneak peek from the next season of Robot Chicken and the upcoming one-hour special, Robot Chicken Star Wars: Episode III, which premieres December 19.

ADULT SWIM: The Venture Bros.
8:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Location: Special Events Hall

Talent: Jackson Publick, Doc Hammer

Come see Jackson Publick and Doc Hammer talk about all things Venture, show some clips and take audience praise and questions.  Season 4.5 of The Venture Bros. premiered Sunday, September 12 at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT on Adult Swim.  The Venture Bros. first premiered on Adult Swim in August 2004 and has been a fan favorite every since.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9

ADULT SWIM: Delocated!

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Location:  Room 1A14

Talent: Jon Glaser, Kevin Dorff, Jerry Minor, Steve Cirbus, John Lee (additional guests TBA)

Adult Swim panel featuring Delocated! show creator/executive producer and star Jon Glaser.  After testifying against the Russian Mafia, “Jon” and his family are uprooted and start living undercover through the witness protection program.  After existing quietly in an anonymous suburb, “Jon” accepts an offer for the family to participate in a reality show based on their lives.  In order to protect their identity with television audiences—and more importantly, the Russian mob family the Mirminsky’s—they wear ski masks and have their voices disguised.  As part of the deal, the family is relocated to a sweet loft in New York City, where the series will be filmed.

Jon Glaser (“Jon”) and series co-stars), Kevin Dorff (Mike), Jerry Minor (Mighty Joe Jon, the Black Blond), Steve Cirbus (Sergei), and series executive producer John Lee will discuss the series and answer questions. Now expanded to 30 minutes, season two of Delocated! airs Thursdays at midnight and Sundays at 10:00 p.m. on Adult Swim.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10

CARTOON NETWORK: Firebreather Exclusive Screening and Panel

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Location: 1A08

Talent: Phil Hester (co-executive producer), Andy Kuhn (co-executive producer), Peter Chung (writer/director)

Fans will get the first look at Cartoon Network’s original CGI movie, Firebreather, with an exclusive screening! Be the first to see the film, then stay for an in-depth panel discussion featuring creator and co-executive producer Phil Hester (The Wretch), co-executive producer Andy Kuhn (Freedom Ring) and writer/director Peter Chung (Aeon Flux). Firebreather is based on the popular comic book series and will premiere on Cartoon Network in November.

CARTOON NETWORK: Ben 10 10.10.10 Celebration

12:15 – 1:15 p.m.

Location: 1A06

Talent: Yuri Lowenthal, Greg Cipes, Ashley Johnson

Come celebrate Ben 10 on 10.10.10 with the cast of Ben 10: Ultimate Alien!  Fans will be treated to a never-before-seen episode of the series with voiceover dialogue performed LIVE by Yuri Lowenthal (Ben), Greg Cipes (Kevin) and Ashley Johnson (Gwen)! Other panel highlights include a sneak peak at the new season of Ben 10: Ultimate Alien, cast Q&A, and a chance to win lots of Ben 10 Prizes!

ADULT SWIM AUTOGRAPH SIGNINGS

Friday, October 8

3:00 – 4:30 p.m.                                  Robot Chicken Signing
Location: Room 1C02
Talent: Seth Green, Matt Senreich

5:45 – 6:45 p.m.                                  Childrens Hospital Signing

Location: Show Floor – Autograph Alley

Talent: Rob Corddry, Jon Stern, Rob Huebel and Erinn Hayes (additional guests TBA)

Saturday, October 9

11:00 – 12:00 p.m.                             Venture Bros Signing
Location: Room 1C01
Talent: Doc Hammer, Jackson Publick

3:45 — 4:45 p.m.                                  Delocated! Signing

Location: Show Floor – Autograph Alley

Talent: Jon Glaser, Kevin Dorff, Jerry Minor, Steve Cirbus (additional guests TBA)

ADULT SWIM – BUS INFORMATION

Adult Swim will be offering complimentary shuttle buses from several hotel locations around Manhattan for drop off at the Jacob Javits Center between the hours of 7:30 AM and 11:30 AM (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) and hotel returns from 4:30 PM through 8:30 PM (Friday and Saturday) and 2:30 PM through 6:30 PM (Sunday).

Please check www.newyorkcomiccon.com/en/NYCC/Hotels–Travel/ for more details on the shuttle buses.

For more information on the Adult Swim booth, panels and signings please go to www.AdultSwimPresents.com.

CARTOON NETWORK – LOUNGE INFORMATION

Cartoon Network and Ben 10: Ultimate Alien will take over the registration lobby of the Jacob Javitz Center at New York Comic Con from October 8 – 10, with the CARTOON NETWORK ULTIMATE ACTION LOUNGE. The CARTOON NETWORK ULTIMATE ACTION LOUNGE will feature plasma televisions with Cartoon Network shows, exclusive giveaways, video games (Ben 10 Cosmic Destruction), photo-ops for fans with a custom Ben 10 go-kart by Bandai and digital sampling stations.

Cartoon Network (CartoonNetwork.com), currently seen in more than 97 million U.S. homes and 166 countries around the world, is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.’s ad-supported cable service now available in HD offering the best in original, acquired and classic entertainment for youth and families.  Nightly from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. (ET, PT), Cartoon Network shares its channel space with Adult Swim, a late-night destination showcasing original and acquired animated and live-action series for young adults 18-34.

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.

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