Adult Swim has ordered quarter-hour live-action comedy The Hindenburg Explodes! from Childrens Hospital creator Rob Corddry, Josh Perilo (Wedlock) and Jonathan Stern (Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp). The project was announced today as part of the Turner upfront presentation in New York.
On May 6, 1937, the infamous Hindenburg zeppelin made its final voyage from Nazi Germany to New Jersey, where it exploded over a landing field. The Hindenburg Explodes! follows that flight and its unusual crew and passengers. Corddry executive produces with, Stern and Becca Kinskey (Adult Swim Late Night Infomercials). Abominable Pictures is the producer.
It joins previously announced Adult Swim pilots Art Prison from Tom Kauffman and Dan Harmon, Lazor Wulf, from Henry Bonsu and Daniel Weidenfeld, and Chuck Deuce from Chioke ‘Stretch’ McCoy and Matt Iles.