Fanboy and Chum Chum is an American CGI animated television series produced by Frederator Studios. It is based on a first episode/short from Frederator's Random! Cartoons called Fanboy. The series was created by Eric Robles and was directed by Brian Sheesley, Jim Schumann, and Russell Calabrese in Season One and Eddie Trigueros, Brandon Kruse, Tom King, and Ken Mitchroney in Season Two. It premiered on November 6, 2009 on Nickelodeon. A sneak peek of the show was shown on October 12, 2009. The series premiere drew 5.8 million viewers. The second episode was watched by 5.4 million viewers.The theme song was written by Brad Joseph Breeck and performed by experimental punk band The Mae Shi.