GenreSketch comedy
Black comedy
Created byR.J. Fried
Tim Hedrick
Jared Miller
Kevin Pedersen
Dave Thomas
Country of originUnited States
No. of episodes12
Running time22 minutes approx.
Production companiesAnimax Entertainment
MTV Production Development
Original release
ReleaseSeptember 27 (2009-09-27) –
October 16, 2009 (2009-10-16)

Popzilla is an American adult animated sketch comedy television series that aired on MTV.[1] It premiered on September 27, 2009 following America's Best Dance Crew and ended on October 16 of the same year. The show is produced by Second City Television alum Dave Thomas and is an animated sketch comedy show focused on pop culture, celebrities, and famous figures. Each episode consists of about 30 sketches, each under a minute. Celebrities such as Britney Spears, Kevin Federline, Criss Angel and even fictional characters such as Harry Potter have all been targets in some of the early sketches released on YouTube.

Popzilla is animated in Flash by Animax Entertainment in order to provide for fast turnaround to cover celebrity news.[2]

See also


  1. ^ "MTV Programs to The Millennial Generation With Nine New Shows and Five Returning Series". PRNewswire. Archived from the original on 2009-05-04. Retrieved 2009-04-28.
  2. ^ Wolff, Ellen (July 31, 2009). "Technology keeps TV toons topical". Variety. Retrieved February 22, 2022.