• Mike Tyson, Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, Black Jesus part of Adult Swim’s new comedy slate

    After renewing Children’s Hospital for a sixth season, Adult Swim has announced its full programming slate for the 2014-2015 season. It’s filled with many new faces and returning favorites. In addition to Rob Corddry’s hospital satire, The Eric Andre Show, Robot Chicken, The Venture Bros. (including a separate half-hour special), Black Dynamite and The Boondocks (sans creator Aaron McGruder) are among the returning comedies. Also renewed are: Aqua TV Show

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    Watch Louis C.K. host ‘ShortCuts’ from 1999 and his film ‘Ice Cream’

    In 1999, Louis C.K. hosting a show on PBS called ShortCuts, which featured indie films made by up-and-coming filmmakers. In the episode below, C.K. shows his own 1993 film Ice Cream to a trio of well-known movie critics, who are played by comedian William Stephenson, Robert Smigel (Triumph the Insult Comic Dog) and Valerie Kenet. Check out the scene below. And after that, watch Ice Cream in its entirety! Here’s

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    Louis C.K. and Jim Gaffigan help raise $42,000 for autism school

    Comedians Louis C.K., Jim Gaffigan and Keith Robinson performed tonight at the Wilbur Theatre in Boston in an effort to raise money for the New England Center for Children, a school for autism. By the end of the night, the NECC realized a $42,000 contribution thanks to the comedians and hundreds of enthusiastic comedy fans. The show came together quickly, as we reported late Friday, with C.K. agreeing to do

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    Louis C.K. surprises Boston with a charity show for autism awareness

    Louis C.K. has just made Boston-area comedy fans’ Monday a lot less crappy. We’re told he decided to perform at the Wilbur Theater this Monday to raise money for the New England Center For Children, whose mission is “to transform the lives of children with autism worldwide through education, research, and technology.” The organization has been long-supported by C.K.’s friend, Robert Smigel, famous comedy writer and creator and voice of

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    Robert Smigel cast in new Judd Apatow flick

    Robert Smigel, the creator and voice of Triumph the Comic Insult Dog, has been cast in Judd Apatow’s next comedy. Apatow’s Bridesmaids writer Annie Mumolo has also signed on to co-star in the flick, a Universal picture starring Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann and Bridesmaids scene stealer Melissa McCarthy. In the film, formerly known as This is Forty, Rudd and Mann reprise their roles as married characters from Apatow’s 2007 hit

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    Robert Smigel turns 51 today; our love for him turns infinity, or something

    Robert Smigel, the creator and man behind (or partially inside) Triumph the Insult Comic Dog as well as the creator of TV Funhouse and so much more, turns 51 today. To celebrate we’re employing the power of embedding; below is one of our fave Triumph dispatches. If you don’t laugh at least three dozen times during the course of this video, you are dead inside. Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog

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    Rob Riggle, Robert Smigel develop comedy for CBS

    Stand-up favorite and former Daily Show correspondent, Rob Riggle is in development with CBS for a new half-hour comedy. According to Deadline, this marks the third consecutive holding deal between Riggle and CBS. Why all the fuss over this Marine Corps Captain turned funny man? From a subjective point of view, perhaps it’s because he’s totally awesome. Robert Smigel, the Saturday Night Live veteran responsible for bringing us the likes

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    Exclusive photos from Comedy Central's 'Night of Too Many Stars'

    Photos by TRACI GILLAND Robert Smigel and Triumph Sarah Silverman Blue Man Group Amy Poehler and Will Arnett Richard Belzer and his pooch Rosie O’Donnell Kelsey Grammer and wife Camille Jonah Hill Susie Essman Tina Fey  

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