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Streaming News: Happier Than Ever, Yabba-Dabba Dinosaurs, Robot Chicken and More

Concert films don't generally stray into our territory. Happier Than Ever: A Love Letter To Los Angeles, the new special from Billie Eilish is not your average concert film. The Disney Plus special will include animated sections from the Oscar-winning Patrick Osborne (Feast, Paperman) who co-directs the special with indie film icon Robert Rodriguez. The special will take viewers on a dreamlike journey of Billie's hometown of LA, and its most iconic backdrops.  The special will hit Disney Plus on September 3.

Also starting in September is satirical stop-motion adult comedy Robot Chicken's latest season. Robot Chicken Season 11 will air on Adult Swim as a nightly strip moday-thursday from September 3 until September 23.

The Robot Chicken Nerd and Bitch Pudding are also back along with a spooky Halloween-themed episode. And not to disappoint, no corner of pop culture is safe from Robot Chicken’s satirical gaze this season. The show skewers today’s biggest hits and classics including fan-favorite characters from movies, television shows, video games, celebrities, and even nursery rhymes – Robot Chicken spares nothing and no one and prides itself on having the most comedy a quarter-hour sketch comedy show can provide!

Brand new to Adult Swim for this year is new series Teenage Euthanasia. Described as a "coming-of-all-ages" comedy abhout death, family and accidental resurrection. Co created by Alissa Nutting, The New York Times Editor’s Choice writer (Made for Love) and Emmy-nominated producer, Alyson Levy (The Shivering Truth), it stars Maria Bamford, Jo Firestone, Tim Robinson and Bebe Neuwirth. The series arrives on September 19.

Set in near-future inland Florida, Teenage Euthanasia centers around the owners of Tender Endings funeral home, the Fantasy Family: Grandma Baba, her adult children Uncle Pete and Trophy, and Trophy's teenage daughter, Euthanasia ("Annie"), a name accidentally given to her during the time of Trophy’s own unbearable suffering.

Back when Trophy was a teen herself; she ran away from home after giving birth to Annie, leaving her newborn to be raised by Baba and Uncle Pete. Now, fifteen years later, Trophy returns to Tender Endings...as a corpse, for burial. When a bolt of lightning strikes Baba's homemade embalming fluid and one of Annie's tears, Trophy comes back from the dead. As a resurrected woman, Trophy has a variety of quasi-useful death powers. But more importantly, she has a second chance at unplanned parenthood.


HBO Max has announced that a new spin-off from the classic Hanna-Barbera cartoon The Flinstones arrives next month. At some point in the future, we'll be getting the new adult series Bedrock from Elizabeth Banks, centring on a grown-up version of Fred and Wilma's daughter Pebbles Flinstone. New spin-off Yabba-Dabba Dinosaurs is a younger-skewing series, featuring younger versions of Pebbles and Bam-Bam Rubble (although older than the toddler versions seen in the original series) Yabba-Dabba Dino's follows the best friends' adventures in The Crags, a wild and rocky wilderness outside of Bedrock that is teeming with prehistoric life. Hot on the heels of Jellystone this again features a modern animation style that is far removed from the classic HB style. But Yabba-Dabba Dinos has an individual style that also looks nothing like Jellystone. The series is available from September 30.