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All praises due to Black Jesus and Mike Tyson for resonating with their audiences and avoiding that dreaded first season curse. Adult Swim has vested special trust in them–along with the Brooke Shields-voiced Mr. Pickles–to keep the party going for another season.

Via Deadline:

Turner’s Adult Swim has reupped original live-action series Black Jesus and animated shows Mike Tyson Mysteries and Mr. Pickles for second seasons. The renewals follow Adult Swim’s expansion to 8 PM earlier this year with an emphasis on more original programming.

In Mike Tyson Mysteries, which premiered a month ago, Mike Tyson takes the fight from the boxing ring to the streets by solving mysteries. Aided by the Mike Tyson Mystery Team — the Ghost of the Marquess of Queensberry, Mike’s adopted Korean daughter Yung Hee, and a pigeon who was once a man — Mike Tyson will answer any plea sent to him. Mike Tyson Mysteries is produced by Warner Bros. Animation. Sam Register is executive producer and Hugh Davidson is producer.

Black Jesus ranks No. 1 in its time period among all targeted adult and male demos. It centers on Jesus living in present day Compton, CA, on a daily mission to spread love and kindness throughout the neighborhood, with the help of his small but loyal group of downtrodden followers. Creators Aaron McGruder and Mike Clattenburg executive produce through McGruder’s 5 Mutts Productions. LEG’s Norman Aladjem, John Bravakis and Stu Schreiberg, along with Robert Wise and Meghann Collin, are also executive producers.

Black Jesus airs on Thursdays at 11 p.m. EST followed by Mike Tyson’s Mysteries at 11:30. You can catch Mr. Pickles on the special 15-minute segments in accordance to Adult Swim’s schedule.

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