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[01/23/07 - 10:07 AM]
Adult Swim Premieres Two Original Live-Action Series
Newcomers "Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job" and "Saul of the Mole Men" are both set to launch on Sunday, February 11.

[via press release from Cartoon Network]

Adult Swim Premieres Two Original Live-Action Series

Tim & Eric Awesome Show, Great Job and Saul of the Mole Men to Debut Sunday, Feb. 11

ATLANTA -- Adult Swim has announced premiere dates for two original live-action series. From the creators of the cult-hit Tom Goes To The Mayor comes Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job, a variety sketch show premiering on Sunday, Feb. 11, at 11:45 p.m. (ET, PT). Immediately following is Saul of the Mole Men, a comedy-adventure shot entirely in-front of a green screen, at 12 midnight (ET, PT).

Following are the highlights:

Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job stars the comedy duo Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim and premieres on Adult Swim on Sunday, Feb. 11, at 11:45 p.m. (ET/PT). Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job is a 15-minute new and exciting sketch variety show, which offers viewers a look into the uniquely funny minds of the creators of the cult hit, Tom Goes To The Mayor. Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job, is a fast-paced, absurd collection of short films, parodies, animations, pranks and musical numbers. Special guest stars will include a host of comedians, celebrities, bad actors and pets.

Saul of the Mole Men is a 15-minute, serialized comedy-adventure combining live-action and puppetry and is shot entirely in front of a green screen. Saul of the Mole Men premieres on Adult Swim on Sunday, Feb. 11, at 12 midnight (ET, PT). During a top secret STRATA Mission, Saul becomes stranded inside Earth�s core. While there, the socially crippled explorer encounters the Mole Men, who do not understand his foreign ways. Saul quickly finds himself entangled in an epic tale of political intrigue, geological discovery, romance, war and ancient evils. Saul of the Mole Men is executive produced by Peter Girardi, Craig Lewis and Tom Stern and is inspired by the work of Sid and Marty Krofft (Land Of The Lost), serialized sci-fi (Tom Baker-era Dr. Who) and the Planet of the Apes franchise.

Adult Swim (AdultSwim.com), launched in 2001, is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.�s network offering original and acquired animated comedy and action series for young adults. Airing overnights six days a week for a total of 45 hours weekly, Adult Swim shares channel space with Cartoon Network, home to the best in original, classic and acquired programming for children and families, and is seen in 91 million U.S. homes.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, is a major producer of news and entertainment product around the world and the leading provider of programming for the basic cable industry.





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