Warner Bros. Discovery’s ‘Adult Swim’ Announces 2022 Comic-Con Schedule

Warner Bros. Discovery’s Adult Swim content platform is returning to San Diego Comic-Con 2022, July 21 to 24, with a series of panels that dive into the network’s animated series.

Showcased programming includes Emmy-winning adventure series “Genndy Tartakovsky’s Primal,” and animated comedies “Tuca & Bertie” and “Smiling Friends.” Attendees will also get a first-ever look at the highly anticipated “Rick and Morty” digital spin-off short series, “The Vindicators,” with a special screening.

Adult Swim’s programming schedule at San Diego Comic-Con 2022 includes:

“Smiling Friends” Discussion and Q&A, July 22, 12 – 12:45 p.m. PT at the Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront: Michael Cusak and Zach Hadel, creators behind the animated series, disclose what’s in store for Pim, Charlie and the rest of the company dedicated to bringing happiness to their bizarre yet colorful world.

“Genndy Tartakovsky’s Primal” Season Two Discussion and Q&A, July 22, 1 – 1:45 p.m. PT at the Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront: After winning five Emmy Awards, including “Outstanding Animated Program,” series creator Genndy Tartakovsky (“Dexter’s Laboratory,” “Samurai Jack,” “Star Wars: Clone Wars”) and art director Scott Wills (“The Ren & Stimpy Show,” “Samurai Jack”) open up for a deep dive into the second season of the animation adventure.

“Rick and Morty: The Vindicators” Screening and Q&A, July 22, 2 – 2:45 p.m. PT at the Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront: Executive producer Sarah Carbiener and “Rick and Morty” producer/writer Nick Rutherford will give a first look at the Adult Swim digital series based on characters from “Rick and Morty,” who include Supernova, Vance Maximus, Alan Rails, Crocubot and Noob Noob fighting crime, averting genocides, and yuking it up without Rick and Morty.

“Tuca & Bertie” Season Three Discussion and Q&A, July 23, 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. PT at the Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront: Creator and Executive Producer Lisa Hanawalt will join series star Tiffany Haddish (Tuca), alongside Nicole Beyer (Gamby) and Sasheer Zamata (Kara), to dive into the upcoming third season of the animated comedy about colorful bird girl besties who navigate the ups and downs of adulting in life, love, and everything in between.

Adult Swim will also be giving away prizes in limited supply via the “HBO Max Drop Zones,” which will serve as beacons for all Max activity across San Diego Comic-Con. Each visit to a Drop Zone will present attendees with custom content, swag, and VIP seats to panels/screenings, among other goodies.

‘Rick and Morty’ Season Five Arriving on Disc Dec. 7

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will release Rick and Morty: The Complete Fifth Season on Blu-ray Disc and DVD Dec. 7. The season is also available for digital purchase.

The two-DVD and single-disc Blu-ray sets will include all 10 episodes of the 2021 season of the Adult Swim series created by Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon. The animated half-hour comedy follows sociopathic genius scientist Rick Sanchez, who drags his inherently timid grandson Morty on insanely dangerous adventures across the universe.

The Blu-ray and DVD editions will include a disc-exclusive “Fighting Gravity” featurette about the making of the fifth season.

Other extras include “Inside the Episode” featurettes for all 10 episodes; “B-Story Generator” featurettes in which co-creator Dan Harmon and writer Rob Schrab reach into their box of random ideas to conjure up hilarious side stories; featurettes about the animating the series; inside looks and directing the episodes “Mortyplicity” and “Rickmurai Jack”; and a preview of the season with Harmon and the show’s writers.

The Blu-ray of the season will also be available in limited-edition Steelbook packaging. The Blu-ray sets will include a digital copy of the season.

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Season 4 of ‘Rick and Morty’ on Disc Sept. 22

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will release Rick and Morty: Season 4 on Blu-ray Disc and DVD Sept. 22.

The discs will include all 10 episodes from the latest season of the Adult Swim series about a mad scientist and his grandson who embark on crazy interdimensional adventures.

Extras include the an “Inside the Episode” featurette for every episode, as well as “A Day at ‘Rick and Morty’: Inside Season 4,” “Creating Snake Jazz,” “Directing Rick and Morty,” “Samurai and Shogun,” “Prop Process,” “Character Creation” and  “Animation Challenges.”

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The Blu-ray will include the episodes in full 1080p HD video with DTS-HD Master Audio for English 5.1, as well as a digital code for the episodes. The digital code will be valid only in the United States.

Fubo TV Adds WarnerMedia’s Turner Networks

Fubo TV, the sports-centric online TV service, Aug. 22 announced the addition of Turner Networks portfolio of pay-TV channels, including TNT, TBS, CNN, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, truTV, TCM and HLN. The addtions bring to 75 channels available on Fubo for $39.99 monthly.

“Adding Turner Sports’ programming builds upon our heritage in soccer, while expanding our sports offering with more MLB, NBA, PGA and college sports,” Ben Grad, head of content strategy and acquisition at Fubo TV, said in a statement. “Turner’s news, entertainment and kids brands will continue to drive engagement with viewers, while reinforcing our commitment to offering a premium, high-quality cable replacement.”

Turner’s Boomerang and CNN International are also being added to Fubo Extra, the company’s 90-plus channel tier that is now available at $44.99 for the first month. Additionally, CNN en Español has been added to Fubo Latino.

The above channels are all available to be streamed live, with popular programming to be available on-demand in the coming weeks. All fuboTV subscriptions come with 30 hours of personal cloud DVR storage, two simultaneous streams, and the ability to upgrade to 500 hours and three streams, respectively, with no contracts, cords or set-top boxes required.

The service is available on the Web at www.fubo.tv, and via Android and iOS smartphones and tablets, and TV connected devices such as Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast and Roku.