Adult Swim Unveils 2006 Programming Slate at New York Upfront; Top-Rated Network Adds Five New Series and New Seasons from Nine Existing Series; Top-Secret Details of Aqua Teen Hunger Force Feature Announced.ATLANTA -- Completing its first full year as an individually rated network, the late-night service announced the new slate of programming on deck for 2006 at today's Adult Swim Adult Swim is the name for an adult-oriented television programming network. It shares channel space with Cartoon Network in the United States, featuring absurdist and often ribald comedy, in contrast to the much tamer child and pre-teen oriented daytime Cartoon Network. Upfront event in New York New York, state, United States
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In addition to this year's schedule, Adult Swim outlined details of the highly anticipated feature, The Aqua Teen Hunger Force Movie Film for Theatres, slated to open in theaters this fall. The film, written by Matt Maiellaro Matt Maiellaro (Born 1964) is the co-creator and writer of the cult television animated series Aqua Teen Hunger Force. Prior to working on Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Maiellaro produced and wrote for since its inception in 1994. and Dave Willis, is based on their successful series about human-sized food products Meatwad, Frylock and Master Shake. The first movie based on an Adult Swim original series is an action epic that chronicles the mysterious origins of the trio and the battle over an immortal piece of exercise equipment.
Following are highlights:
--Death Clock Metalocalypse: The world's most popular heavy metal band leaves a trail of mayhem and destruction wherever they go. The animated comedy, from co-creators and executive producers Brendon Small and Tommy Blacha, will debut in August and feature ear-melting heavy metal and guest appearances by musicians like Kirk Hammett and James Hetfield of Metallica. Twenty episodes have been ordered.
--Frisky Dingo: Destroying the world seems like a lot of fun, but supervillain Killface finds that it can be a very tedious and complicated process. His nemesis, Awesome-X, is equally ambivalent about stopping Killface, as stamping out his plot fully might crush toy sales. Frisky Dingo, from Matt Thompson and Adam Reed, co-creators of Sealab 2021, will debut in September. Thirteen episodes have been ordered.
--Assy McGee: In a world where crooks run rampant and City Hall is soft on crime, one cop has what it takes to make things right. He's Assy McGee, the toothpick toothpick,
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--Saul of the Mole Men: During a scientific expedition to the Earth's core, a terra-naut stumbles upon a strange civilization of Mole Men--and nearly destroys it. Deftly combining live-action, puppets, animation and green screen technology, Saul of the Mole Men debuts in late 2006. Twenty episodes have been ordered.
--Lucy, The Daughter of the Devil: Lucy is living in San Francisco and dating a great new guy, who might just be the Second Coming. The only problem is that her dad always meddles in her life. And, since he's Satan, he is using her relationship as an excuse to hasten the apocalypse. The series, created by Loren Bouchard, has been given the greenlight for 10 episodes and will debut in late 2006.
Pilots in Development:
--Korgoth of Barbaria: In a dark future wasteland, the cities have fallen, primordial beasts have reclaimed the globe and thieves and savages populate sparse, dirty towns. Korgoth emerges from the frozen north, and his merciless savagery may be his only key to survival. Korgoth of Barbaria is an animated fantasy-action-adventure-comedy from Aaron Springer. The half-hour pilot episode will air in September.
--That Crook'd 'Sip: The Beauregard family, much like their Mississippi mansion, is falling apart. Relics of the Old South, this dysfunctional clan sits in stark contrast to the modern crunk-fueled Dirty South that has grown up around their crumbling estate, Frenchman's Bend. The pilot for That Crook'd Sip, created by Jacob Escobedo and Nick Weidenfeld, is now in production at Williams Street and will air in the fall.
--Eureka Seven: Renton is a young boy in a world where "lifting," an extreme form of hoverboarding, is common. Renton's life is changed forever by a mysterious and beautiful young girl named Eureka. Eureka Seven will debut on Adult Swim on Saturday, April 15.
--Bleach: Ichigo Kurosaki is an average 15-year-old who never asked for the ability to see ghosts. He was born with the gift. When his family is attacked by a Hollow, a malevolent lost soul, Ichigo becomes a Soul Reaper, dedicating his life to protecting the innocent and helping the tortured spirits find peace. Bleach debuts this fall.
--InuYasha: The adventures of human girl, Kagome, and InuYasha, who is half-demon, continue with a new season. New episodes of the series, set in a mystical, feudal Japan, air on Wednesdays through September.
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