SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE
SIGN IN SEARCH MENU
SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE


Adult Swim

Broadcast on: International
Active from: 02 Sep 2001
View website

About

Adult Swim is an American digital cable and satellite television channel that shares channel space with Cartoon Network, both of which are owned by the Turner Broadcasting System division of Time Warner, airing every night from 20h00 - 06h00 in the United States.

AVAILABILITY

United States

PICTURE FORMAT

1080i (HDTV)
480i (SDTV)

ABOUT

Adult Swim, 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 20h00 - 06h00 (ET/PT), Adult Swim is basic cable's #1 network with persons 18-34 and 18-49.

Debuting as a programming block on Cartoon Network in 2001, much of the network's general content is known for its risqué, unorthodox and often bizarre presentation, while many of the series features are developed in stark contrast with traditional American television programs.

The block features stylistically varied animated and live-action shows including original programming, syndicated series, short films, OVAs and Japanese anime, generally with minimal or no editing for content.

In the United States, Adult Swim has, over the course of its history, frequently cycled through and aired either recent or older features of adult animation, Japanese anime, mockumentaries and sketch comedy, among many other programs consisting of pilots and their subsequent, short-lived series and numerous spinoffs and shows that have sexual themes, frank sexual discussion, nudity, strong language and graphic violence.

While the network features trendy comedies and dramas of all types, many of its programs could be considered aesthetically experimental, transgressive, improvised and surreal in nature.


Latest Updated Shows

The Boondocks

Genre: Animation, Comedy
Channel: Sony Channel, Sony Max, Vuzu, M-Net City
Summary: Animated comedy that revolves around a boy named Huey and his gangster-wannabe brother Riley who leave the city to live with their grandfather.
Starring: Regina King, John Witherspoon, Cedric Yarbrough



LATEST ARTICLES

New on TV today: Friday 23 April

Fantasy epic Shadow and Bone drops on Netflix as Judi Dench's Wild Borneo Adventure starts on BBC Earth.


DStv seeks two presenters for YouTube what-to-watch show

TV lovers... if you're aged between 19 and 24 and want to be a presenter... need we say more?


The Red Room ripped as SABC3 struggles to be S3

There's no point to a new name for the same-old yawn fest. The latest on the 18h30 twilight zone.


As Die Skoen Pas Teasers - May 2021

We meet a young Ă–mer and find out how it all started.


Stiletto Vendetta Teasers - May 2021

Merve loses it all.


New on TV today: Thursday 22 April

Two reality shows start on kykNET as Netflix reveals Life in Colour with David Attenborough.


Legacy Teasers - May 2021

Petra is pulled deeper into "The Game". Also, Willem has intimacy issues.


Muvhango Teasers - May 2021

Yoh! Tenda beats someone to death.


New on TV today: Wednesday 21 April

Returning shows include Rock the Block on HGTV, Pasella on SABC2 and Undercover Boss on BBC Brit.


Lingashoni Teasers - May 2021

Two forbidden lovers cross a dangerous line.

LATEST SITE ACTIVITY


More activity at TVSA Central



LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS



LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS






×
×

You browser doesn't have Flash, Silverlight, Gears, BrowserPlus or HTML5 support.