Off the Air premiered in the United States in Adult Swim's "DVR Theater", unannounced, on January 1, 2011. It has since continued airing as part of the 4am DVR Theater block, with the exception of November 5, 2011, when a marathon of 4 episodes aired during the Daylight Savings transition (2am - 2am).
The series is presented without explanation or narration as a showcase of surreal animations, viral internet videos, archival footage andmorphing psychedelic imagery, arranged around a single loose theme (expressed in the episode title) and blended without pause into a single continuous presentation.
Although no episodes of the series are currently available on DVD all episodes were made permanently available on adultswim.com under Adult Swim Gold. In addition, Adult Swim has posted unused material for every episode in season 1 on their site (including, among other things, clips of other Adult Swim shows).In a May 2011 bump, Adult Swim announced that further episodes of Off the Air would be produced.