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Shadybird Policeman Book Viral writer creates exclusively for adultswim.co.uk

Posted 13th April 2010.

‘Shadybird Policeman Book Viral’ writer creates exclusively for adultswim.co.uk

www.adultswim.co.uk 

We’re guessing you know your way around the internet. Chances are, you’ve stumbled upon the viral of the ‘Ladybird Policeman’ book. It was massive about two years ago. We got sent it for the umpteenth time recently, from a guy who we used to work with in London, who got it from a lawyer he knows in New York, who got it from a mate in the Antipodes. So far, so global village. We were feeling generous/workshy, so we sent it on to a few people we thought could do with a laugh. Turns out one of those people was the original author.

Now, this celebrity-gangster ghostwriter-cum-original-Loaded-Magazine writer is making more of these cheeky updated children’s books EXCLUSIVELY FOR ADULT SWIM. 

The adultswim.co.uk Shadybird series kicks off on the Blog with a selection of EXCLUSIVE ‘Shady Extra’ pages from the original book never seen before. Actually, one of them has already been published, but he insisted we include it in this piece as "there’s a spelling mistake on the original". Expect more full-length Shadybird Books in the coming weeks. 

This internet thing? We’re All Over It.

Adult Swim, Turner Broadcasting System’s US smash-hit channel, launched in the US in 2001 and in the UK in late 2006. Adult Swim features non-conformist programming aimed at adults 18-34 including a broad mix of humour spanning unconventional animation and live action comedy which has earned it a discerning and cult following in the UK. Adult Swim is designed to appeal to young people who like their entertainment creative, cutting edge and aren’t afraid to seek it out. Full episodes of Adult Swim shows can we viewed online at www.adultswim.co.uk alongside hundreds of video clip, games and downloads.

Adult Swim is available in the UK through the channel website, BT Vision, Mobi TV, 02, Sky Mobile, YouTube and Daily Motion; in South Africa on Vuzu; Russia on Channel 2 x 2 and Germany on Maxdome VOD/SVOD. Flagship programmes that are part of the block include: Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Robot Chicken, Metalocalypse, Squidbillies, Superjail!, Tim & Eric, Awesome Show, Great Job! and Venture Bros.

For more information on Adult Swim contact: 

Lauren Delord, Adult Swim

Email: lauren.delord@turner.com Tel: 020 7693 1188