Buckle Up, Buttercup! New Adult Swim Digital Shorts Series “Alabama Jackson”





Buckle Up, Buttercup! New Adult Swim Digital Shorts Series “Alabama Jackson” Premieres on February 15
Donald Faison is Alabama Jackson, a fast-talking, overmatched hustler sent to the past to save black history from President Woodrow Wilson (Seth Green) and his evil henchman.
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Buckle Up, Buttercup! New Adult Swim Digital Shorts Series “Alabama Jackson” Premieres on February 15

New Stop-Motion Series from Donald Faison Debuts with Wanda Sykes as Harriet Tubman

Next up on the agenda? Saving black history one monumental moment at a time. Make way for Alabama Jackson, a new animated series created by and starring Donald Faison (Scrubs) with guest voice stars Wanda Sykes (The Upshaws) and Seth Green (Robot Chicken), and is produced by Stoopid Buddy Stoodios. The new digital short series premieres on Adult Swim’s YouTube channel, and consists of seven new episodes airing daily at Noon ET / 9:00 a.m. PT beginning Tuesday, February 15 through Monday, February 21.

Alabama Jackson is the first of several new digital short series to premiere on Adult Swim’s YouTube channel. Designed with both fans and creators in mind, each digital short series takes inspiration from popular Adult Swim favorites, reimagining them in a new light while still maintaining the creativity the network is known for.

Donald Faison is Alabama Jackson, a fast-talking, overmatched hustler sent to the past to save black history from President Woodrow Wilson (Green) and his evil henchman. His time-traveling partner is Harriet Tubman (Sykes) who uses a quick wit and the open hand of justice to deliver punishment to anyone who gets in her way. Together the duo must go back in time to save life as we know it, one revolutionary at a time.

Alabama Jackson is a hilarious, action-packed stop-motion animated series created by Donald Faison and produced by Stoopid Buddy Stoodios.

Adult Swim is the leader in adult animation and #1 destination for young adults for over fifteen years, offering critically-acclaimed, award-winning original and acquired series such as Rick and Morty, Genndy Tartakovsky’s Primal, The Eric Andre Show, Three Busy Debras, Tuca & Bertie, and Joe Pera Talks With You. Fan favorite anime block, Toonami, airs on Saturday nights and has expanded beyond acquisitions, producing original series including Fena: Pirate Princess, Blade Runner: Black Lotus, Shenmue the Animation, Uzumaki, and new seasons of FLCL. The annual Adult Swim Festival reaches a global audience, and features performances by top musicians and comedians. Adult Swim airs nightly from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. (ET/PT) on its linear channel, and also reaches fans via HBO Max.

Warner Bros. Global Kids, Young Adults and Classics (GKYAC) brings together Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Boomerang and Turner Classic Movies (TCM), as well as Cartoon Network Studios and Warner Bros. Animation. Among the iconic franchises, series and characters under the GKYAC banner are Looney Tunes, DC’s animated Super Heroes, Rick and Morty, Craig of the Creek, the classic Hanna-Barbera library, Tom and Jerry, Scooby-Doo, Warner Bros.’ unrivalled film library, and many more.

GKYAC’s mission is to be the premiere global provider of kids, family, young adults, and classics content and brands. The group’s programming supplies unique and compelling content for HBO MAX, WarnerMedia’s direct-to-consumer platform. Uniting these award-winning networks and innovative brands helps maximize opportunities and growth potential, both as standalone businesses and as content generators, to drive and support its franchises, cross-studio initiatives as well as ratings.

Warner Bros. GKYAC’s content is currently distributed in 192 countries around the world and the division’s networks are in 500 million homes, delivered through more than 65 channels in 31 languages.

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