Adult Swim Orders Tyler, the Creator Animated Series 'The Jellies'
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Adult Swim Orders Tyler, the Creator Animated Series 'The Jellies'

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Continuing to grow their slate of original programming, Adult Swim announced today a new animated series from Tyler, The Creator and Lionel Boyce called "The Jellies!", which premieres this summer.

"The Jellies!" is a quarter-hour animated series created by Tyler and Boyce. The show follows 16-year-old Cornell, who learns that he was adopted at birth, and is shocked by the news and spirals out of control as he tries to find himself. The result is he, his family and friends continue to end up in uncanny situations.

The show's musical score and original composition is created by Tyler, who also lends his voice, along with those of Boyce, Phil LaMarr, Blake Anderson, AJ Johnson, Kevin Michael Richardson, and many more to the show's cast of characters.

This year "The Jellies!" joins Adult Swim's original animated hits "Samurai Jack," "Mike Tyson Mysteries," "Rick and Morty," "Robot Chicken," "Squidbillies," "Mr. Pickles," and the recently announced new series "Apollo Gauntlet" and "Hot Streets."

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