Mark McCray is a senior manager of programming operations for Adult Swim, a division of Turner that offers original and acquired animated and live-action series for young adults. In this role, McCray oversees Adult Swim’s on-air promotions and scheduling strategy. McCray is an award-winning television writer and has been in the broadcasting industry for over
18 years. He has a passion for programming strategy, animation, and comic books. Prior to his work at Adult Swim, McCray worked as a television programmer for Cartoon Network, and was a key member of the team that launched the Boomerang Network. McCray is also the author of The Best Saturdays of Our Lives, a book that chronicles the origins of competitive Saturday morning animated programming. For The Best Saturdays of Our Lives, McCray has been interviewed on “Williams Street Swap Shop,” Adult Swim’s daily streaming web series, NYIT Magazine, and the “Grumpy Old Nerds” online series. More recently, McCray participated as a guest on “Drawn: The Story of Animation” Podcast and was a featured guest speaker at The SCAD AnimationFest giving an historical view of Saturday morning programming. He resides in Powder Springs, Georgia with his family. Follow him on Twitter: @MarkMcTBSOOL
and check out his website: www.thebestsaturdaysofourlives.com .