Frantic for an Adult Swim fix on Friday when the popular late night cartoon block for adults does not air? Well now you can access them on AdultSwim.com, the online adjunct to Cartoon Networks late night sister network of animation for adults. Adult Swims Friday Night Fix launches Sept. 16, 2005, offering select Adult Swim content via the Internet. Visitors to AdultSwim.com will be able to watch full-length episodes of selected Adult Swim original comedies, like AQUA TEEN HUNGER FORCE, ROBOT CHICKEN and SEALAB 2021 online, each week.
Adult Swims Friday Night Fixs lineup of Adult Swim shows is available from 11:00 pm-6:00 am every Friday. Episodes will refresh weekly and will include favorite episodes of current series, fan requests and some previews of episodes scheduled to debut the following Sunday.
Building on the success of our message boards and the recently launched Adult Swim Fan Collective, Adult Swims Friday Night Fix is our latest effort to offer our fans compelling content and increased choices, said Paul Condolora, vp/gm, Cartoon Network New Media. With Adult Swims Friday Night Fix, were upping the ante by giving the most devoted members of our community the chance to check out some of their favorite shows through their broadband connection. As our online audience continues to grow, we will continue to offer more compelling content and features to enhance the Adult Swim brand.
Adult Swims Friday Night Fix is a complement to the valuable programming that airs on Cartoon Network, said Coleman Breland, evp, sales and marketing, Turner Network Sales. By providing a few previews via broadband one night a week, we are extending the popular brands of Cartoon Network and Adult Swim to reach the targeted Adult Swim demographic on a night that Adult Swim is not available on the linear network. Since we only offer Adult Swim programming six nights a week, our biggest fans have been clamoring for a Friday night slate on the message boards, said Chip Duffey, Adult Swim New Media creative director. We will make sure to keep it interesting for our biggest fans. In addition to new episodes, well show fan favorites and add some rarely seen archival episodes of shows like Space Ghost Coast to Coast to the mix each week.
AdultSwim.com recently launched the Adult Swim Fan Collective, a social network that allows members to create personalized online profiles, blog and meet new friends. More than 70,000 members have joined in less than one month. In addition to show clips, games, behind-the-scenes blogs and information from Williams St. staffers and the ever-popular message boards, AdultSwim.com plans to add ring tones and additional downloadable music in the near future.
Following are featured shows for the first month of Adult Swims Friday Night Fix. Sept. 16: STROKER & HOOP, HARVEY BIRDMAN, ATTORNEY AT LAW, AQUA TEEN HUNGER FORCE, ROBOT CHICKEN, THE VENTURE BROS., SEALAB 2021, SPACE GHOST COAST TO COASTSept. 23: STROKER & HOOP, HARVEY BIRDMAN, ATTORNEY AT LAW, AQUA TEEN HUNGER FORCE, ROBOT CHICKEN THE VENTURE BROS., SEALAB 2021, SPACE GHOST COAST TO COASTSept. 30: THE BOONDOCKS, STROKER & HOOP, AQUA TEEN HUNGER FORCE, ROBOT CHICKEN THE VENTURE BROS., SEALAB 2021, SPACE GHOST COAST TO COASTOct. 7: THE BOONDOCKS, STROKER & HOOP, AQUA TEEN HUNGER FORCE, ROBOT CHICKEN THE VENTURE BROS., SEALAB 2021, SPACE GHOST COAST TO COAST
Adult Swim (AdultSwim.com), launched in 2001, is Turner Broadcasting System Inc.s network dedicated to edgy animated comedy and action series, both original and acquired, airing Saturday-Thursday from 11:00 pm-6:00 am. Adult Swim shares channel space with Cartoon Network, home to original, classic and acquired programming for children and families, and is seen in 88 million U.S. homes.