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[05/22/20 - 10:02 AM]
"Tuca & Bertie" Fly Again at Adult Swim - #1 Network with Young Adults Greenlights Second Season
"I've been a fan of Adult Swim shows since my teens, so I'm thrilled to bring my beloved fowl to the party and be a new voice for a fresh decade of absurd, irreverent, yet heartwarming adult animation," said creator Lisa Hanawalt.

[via press release from Adult Swim]

"Tuca & Bertie" Fly Again at Adult Swim

#1 Network With Young Adults Greenlights Second Season

Adult Swim announced today the pick-up of the popular animated series Tuca & Bertie by creator Lisa Hanawalt (BoJack Horseman). The network has greenlit a 10 episode second season for domestic release, with the option for more.

"I've been a fan of Adult Swim shows since my teens, so I'm thrilled to bring my beloved fowl to the party and be a new voice for a fresh decade of absurd, irreverent, yet heartwarming adult animation," said creator Lisa Hanawalt.

The animated series is a comedy about bird besties who live in the same apartment building: Tuca (Tiffany Haddish), a cocky, care-free toucan, Bertie (Ali Wong), an anxious, daydreaming song thrush, and Bertie's boyfriend, Speckle (Steven Yeun), a jovial, optimistic robin.

Tuca & Bertie is created and executive produced by Hanawalt, with Raphael Bob-Waksberg, Noel Bright, Steven A. Cohen, Haddish, and Wong also serving as executive producers, The series is produced by Michael Eisner's The Tornante Company and the animation will be done at Shadowmachine.

Adult Swim (AdultSwim.com), launched in 2001, is a WarnerMedia network offering original and acquired animated and live-action series for young adults. Airing nightly from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. (ET/PT), Adult Swim is the #1 network with persons18-24, 18-34 and 18-49 and is seen in 85 million U.S. homes.

Tornante Television is a leading independent studio wholly-owned by Michael Eisner's Tornante Company. In addition to Tuca & Bertie, the company produces the acclaimed series BoJack Horseman for Netflix, Undone for Amazon Studios and the AMC Original Series NOS4A2.

Warner Bros. is a global leader in the creation, production, distribution, licensing and marketing of all forms of entertainment across all current and emerging media and platforms. A WarnerMedia company, the Studio is home to one of the most successful collections of brands in the world and stands at the forefront of every aspect of the entertainment industry, from feature film, television and home entertainment production and worldwide distribution to DVD and Blu-ray, digital distribution, animation, comic books, videogames, product and brand licensing, and broadcasting.





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