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Adult Swim Orders Rob Corddry Pilot ‘The Hindenburg Explodes!’

Adult Swim has ordered a new comedy pilot from comedian Rob Corddry, “The Hindenburg Explodes!” the network announced Tuesday. Corddry is the creator and star of “Childrens Hospital,” the Adult Swim comedy series that has won two Emmy awards for outstanding short-form live-action entertainment program.

A quarter-hour live-action pilot, “The Hindenburg Explodes” follows the unusual crew of passengers aboard the Hindenburg’s final voyage, a flight from Nazi Germany to New Jersey, where the airship exploded over a landing field. The pilot is created by Corddry (“Ballers”), Josh Perilo (“Wedlock”) and Jonathan Stern (“Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of  Camp”).

Corddry, Stern and Becca Kinskey serve as executive producers. The pilot is produced by Abominable Pictures.

Adult Swim last week introduced a new slate of original series and specials including a “Robot Chicken: The Walking Dead” special, “Montana James,” “Mr. Neighbor’s House,” “Brett Gelman’s Dinner in America,” “Dream Corp, LLC,” “Million Dollar Extreme Presents: World Peace,” “Brad Neely’s Harg Nallin’ Sclopio Peepio,” “Decker: Unclassified,” and “FLCL.”

Among the network’s returning series are “Black Jesus,” “Check It Out! with Dr. Steve Brule,” “The Eric Andre Show,” “Infomercials,”  “Mike Tyson Mysteries,” “Mr. Pickles,” “Neon Joe Werewolf Hunter,” “Robot Chicken,” “Rick and Morty,” “Squidbillies,” “Tim & Eric’s Bedtime Stories,” “The Venture Bros.” and “Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell.”

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