Black Dynamiteis an Americanadult animatedtelevision series based on the2009 film of the same name, although the series follows a separate continuity, with some back-references to the film.The series was announced shortly after the release of the film,the 10-minute pilot episode was released on Adult Swim Video on August 8, 2011, and the full series premiered onCartoon Network'slate night programming block,Adult Swim, on July 15, 2012.It ended on January 10, 2015 with a total of 20 episodes. Most episodes of the show were rated TV-MA (akin to the R rating of the movie itself) for bloody, stylized violence, strong sexual references (including nudity, references to prostitution, and depictions of sex acts), profanity and humor derived from racism and discrimination.
Michael Jai White, Byron Minns,Tommy DavidsonandKym Whitleyreprise their film roles as Black Dynamite, Bullhorn, Cream Corn and Honeybee, respectively.Throughout the first and second seasons,Cedric Yarbroughalso reprised his film role as Chocolate Giddy-Up, along with Jimmy Walker Jr. as the restaurant owner Roscoe andArsenio Hallas Tasty Freeze. It was produced by Ars Nova, Jon Steingart, Carl Jones and Jillian Apfelbaum are executive producers, withBrian Ashas co-executive producer.Scott Sanders, White and Minns are producers. Monica Jones is associate producer.LeSean Thomasis creative producer/supervising director. The original music is byAdrian Younge(who also composed score for the hit film) for season 1 and Fatin "10" Horton for season 2.