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Aaron McGruder's racially charged comic strip The Boondocks will be coming to life on the Cartoon Network this summer.
Jul 19, 2005
The Cartoon Network goes to The Boondocks
Lila Holland

After nine years of standing stock-still on paper, the precocious kids of The Boondocks are finally getting to move around a little. The popular and controversial comic strip by Aaron McGruder will make its television debut this October, when it comes to the Cartoon Network's Adult Swim as an animated series. Boondocks gang a...

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Aaron McGruder's controversial and insightful cartoon will anger many but enlighten a few; the show's Season 3 premiere blasted 2008's Obama Mania and provided commentary at its best.
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What's the Better Channel: ABC Family or Cartoon Network/Adult Swim?
This week's battle will NOT be family friendly!
You'll get an extra half-hour of cartoons every weeknight, plus extras online.
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Cartoon Network expands "Adult Swim" block

"Adult Swim" is on the grow.

Cartoon Network said Monday that it will expand its late-night block by a half-hour Monday-Thursday starting next week.

As of March 27, the Monday-Thursday "Adult Swim" block will begin at 10:30 p.m. instead of 11 p.m., and run through 5 a.m. The expanded block will kick off with an hour of Futurama episodes from 10:30-11 p.m. Monday-Thursday, followed by a rotating lineup of Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Robot Chicken, Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law, and The Boondocks.

The Friday 11 p.m.-6 a.m. "Friday Night Fix" block of fan-favorite "Adult Swim" episodes will remain intact, and the Saturday "Adult Swim" block will continue to begin at 10 p.m.

The expansion of "Adult Swim" comes amid a big push to add original and streaming video content to the Adult ...

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HBO pushes back mafia show due to star's surgery; edgy cartoon taking longer than expected to finish.
Jul 14, 2006
The Sopranos, Boondocks bumped

The waiting is the hardest part.

HBO announced they will push back the eighth season premiere of acclaimed mafia drama The Sopranos due to star James Gandolfini's knee surgery. Cartoon Network is moving back the premiere of season two of edgy animated series Boondocks to March of next year.

The final season of the The Sopranos was originally scheduled to return January 7, but HBO chairman and CEO Chris Albrecht, speaking with the Television Critics Association in Pasadena, said that lead actor James Gandolfini's knee surgery pushed back production by several weeks, which would have caused the show to be delayed and air opposite post-season football games. Now, the cable network has penciled in a premiere date in March as a possibility.

HBO also made the announcement that beginning in the fall, they will stop premiering first-run cable moves on Saturday and move them to Sunday night, which ...

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The Boondocks is based on the satiric Aaron McGruder comic strip of the same name. The show follows the adventures of two black boys, Riley and Huey Freeman, who experience a culture clash when they move from southside Chicago to the "boondocks" to live with their grandfather.

Originally made for FOX,The Boondocks is produced by Rebel Base and Hudlin Entertainment in association with Sony Pictures Television for Cartoon Network's late-night segment [adult swim].

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