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Liquid Television

Liquid Television
Liquid tv.jpg
The 1991–1995 logo
Created byJaphet Asher[1]
ComposerMark Mothersbaugh
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons3
No. of episodes27 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producersJaphet Asher
Prudence Fenton
Running time30 minutes
Production companiesMTV Animation
Original series:
(Colossal) Pictures
BIG Pictures
Noyes & Laybourne Enterprises
BBC Enterprises
Revival series:
Titmouse, Inc.
DistributorViacom Media Networks
Release
Original networkMTV
BBC Two[2]
Original releaseOriginal series:
June 2, 1991 (1991-06-02)
January 1, 1995 (1995-01-01)
Revival series:
May 15, 2014 (2014-05-15) – June 12, 2014 (2014-06-12)
Chronology
Followed byCartoon Sushi
Beavis and Butt-Head
Æon Flux
External links
LiquidTelevision.com
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Liquid Television is an animation showcase that appeared on MTV[3] from 1991 to 1995. It has served as the launching point for several high-profile original cartoons, including Beavis and Butt-Head and Æon Flux.[4] The bulk of Liquid Television's material was created by independent animators and artists specially for the show, and some previously produced segments were compiled from festivals such as Spike and Mike's Festival of Animation.

The first season of Liquid Television also aired on BBC Two in co-production with MTV. Ultimately, MTV commissioned three seasons of the show, which was produced by Colossal Pictures. The show was eventually succeeded by Cartoon Sushi. Mark Mothersbaugh composed the show's theme music.

The show was broadcast in Canada on MuchMusic, in Asia on Channel V, in Australia on SBS and in New Zealand on TV3.

  1. ^ Rushkoff, Douglas (1994). Media virus!: hidden agendas in popular culture. New York: Ballantine Books. p. 150. ISBN 9780345382764.
  2. ^ "BBC Genome (TV Guide Archive) : FAQ". BBC. Retrieved April 9, 2018.
  3. ^ Svetkey, Benjamin (June 14, 1991). "What is Liquid Television". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved November 12, 2010.
  4. ^ Erickson, Hal (2005). Television Cartoon Shows: An Illustrated Encyclopedia, 1949 Through 2003 (2nd ed.). McFarland & Co. pp. 501–504. ISBN 978-1476665993.