Adult Swim Greenlights "Tim and Eric's Bedtime Stories" Series to Premiere in 2014
Adult Swim announced today they have greenlit a new live-action quarter hour Tim and Eric series. Tim and Eric's Bedtime Stories is a dark comedy anthology series written and directed by Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim, where episodes delve into fantasy and the unknown with the aid of celebrity guest stars and familiar faces from the Tim and Eric universe. Production on the new series begins in Los Angeles, CA in February 2014.
Discussing the series, Tim and Eric said, "It's good to be home again."
If you can't wait until 2014 for your Tim and Eric fix, you can tune in to Adult Swim on Halloween (that's tomorrow) at midnight ET/PT for Tim and Eric's Bedtime Stories: Haunted House. In Tim & Eric's Bedtime Stories: Haunted House, Tim, Eric and Zach are elated to learn their grandfather has left them money in his will. However, there's a catch. In order to collect the money, they must live in his haunted mansion for the rest of their lives. Are the three of them up for it? This Halloween special is written, directed by and stars Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim (Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!) with Zach Galifianakis (The Hangover). Clips and images from the special are available here.
Tim and Eric's Bedtime Stories is produced by Abso Lutely Productions (Tim & Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!) and executive produced by Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim and Dave Kneebone.
Abso Lutely Productions, headed by comedians Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim and producer Dave Kneebone, was founded in 2007. It began as a means of producing the surrealist sketch comedy show for Adult Swim, Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! Abso Lutely Productions has now become a home for developing and producing shows for other comedians and networks. They are behind shows such as Nathan For You for Comedy Central, Comedy Bang! Bang! for IFC, and The Eric Andre Show for Adult Swim.
Adult Swim (AdultSwim.com), 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 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. (ET/PT), Adult Swim is basic cable's #1 network with persons 18-34 and 18-49, and is seen in 99 million U.S. homes.
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