EXCLUSIVE: I’ve learned that Adult Swim has picked up a 10-episode second season of animated series Black Dynamite for a debut in late 2013 or early 2014. Based on the 2009 feature, Black Dynamite further chronicles the exploits of the central character — 1970s ex-CIA agent and full-time ladies man Black Dynamite — and his crew. Spearheaded by Carl Jones (The Boondocks), the series features the voices of Michael Jai White, Tommy Davidson, Kym Whitley and Byron Minns, all of whom starred in the feature. Black Dynamite is animated by Titmouse and produced by Ars Nova Entertainment. Jones, Jon Steingart and Jillian Apfelbaum executive produce.
The July series premiere of Black Dynamite won its Sunday 11:30 PM time period among adults 18-34, adults 18-24, men 18-34 and men 18-24 and tied as the No. 2 new series launch on Adult Swim in 2012 among adults 18-34. Adult Swim is finishing 2012 again ranked No. 1 among all basic cable networks for total dDay delivery of adults 18-34, adults 18-49, and men 18-34. Adult Swim also ranks No. 1 in primetime among adults 18-24, up +5% from last year.