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Cartoon Network is a cable television station created by the Turner Broadcasting Company in late 1992. The cable network often showcases television shows geared towards the younger TV audience. However in September of 2001, the network launched a new block of programming known as Adult Swim.

Adult Swim, stylized as [adult swim], is a block of programming on the Cartoon Network, which is a cable television station created by the Turner Broadcasting Company in late 1992. The cable network often showcases television shows geared towards the younger TV audience. However in September of 2001, the network launched a new block of programming known as Adult Swim. Its purpose was to air TV cartoons geared more towards the teenage/adult audience.

After being canceled in 2002, Family Guy found new life though DVD sales and airings on Adult Swim, leading to it being brought back to primetime in 2005. Adult Swim also airs American Dad! and Seth Green's Robot Chicken.

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