Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, the cigar-chomping rubber hand-puppet character from "Late Night With
On Friday, Adult Swim unveiled its new and returning series for the 2014-15 season, and with an extra hour of programming -- Adult Swim on
Most prominent is the new, for now untitled, series about Triumph as the washed-up and debauched former star of a wholesome "Lassie"-style series from the 1980s. In modern day, Triumph seeks out his former boy costar, played by "
"Dream Corp LLC" is a live-action/rotoscope animation mix about an experimental facility run by a mad scientist type, played by Jon Gries, who uses virtual reality to stimulate patients' dreams in order to help confront issues in their lives. "The Office's" John Krasinski is one of the show's executive producers, along with creator Daniel Stessen.
Jon Glaser, best known as Councilman Jamm on
Another project is an untitled comedy series inspired by the style and energy of the website WorldstarHipHop.com. It's produced by Q WorldStar and Devon Shepard.
"Black Jesus," the live action series from "Boondocks" creator Aaron McGruder, premieres this summer. The series stars Gerald "Slink" Johnson as modern-day Jesus, living in Compton and attempting to pass along his message of love and kindness. Charlie Murphy,
"Mr. Pickles" is a quarter-hour animated series about a lovable family dog with a secret satanic streak from creators Will Carsola and Dave Stewart. It will debut this fall.
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"The Venture Bros." will get an animated special later this year that Adult Swim promises will "change the Ventureverse as we know it forever."