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Robert Smigel

  1. midterms
    Triumph the Insult Comic Dog Reports Live From the Beto-Cruz Midterms Race“You can’t ignore me, Ted! I’m not overwhelming scientific evidence of global warming!”
  2. from the archives
    Looking Back at Robert Smigel’s Saturday TV Funhouse PilotFeaturing a young Stephen Colbert as Grimy the Talking Outhouse.
  3. anniversaries
    Conan’s 25th Anniversary: O’Brien’s Writers on Their Favorite Moments“Only the writers knew how funny he was back then.”
  4. Here’s Your First Look at Netflix’s ‘The Week Of’ Starring Adam Sandler […]The fourth movie from Adam Sandler’s original four-movie deal with Netflix now has a teaser trailer and release date. Originally announced last […]
  5. ‘Too Funny to Fail’ Is the ‘Dana Carvey Show’ Doc the World NeededIt is a rare From the Archives article that covers something that not only was made in the last fifteen years, but something that was released […]
  6. tv review
    Too Funny to Fail Captures the Legacy of the Audacious Dana Carvey ShowIf you know very little about the button-pushing comedy series, the 90-minute film will be a revelation.
  7. Two Unearthed Videos: Robert Smigel’s ‘All You Can Eat and the Temple of […]Recently, a YouTube account named Robot Pilot unearthed two great clips of shows by Mindy Kaling and Robert Smigel, and they’re a perfectly […]
  8. Conan O’Brien and Robert Smigel Look Back on Their ‘Lookwell’ Pilot […]In honor of the late Adam West, Entertainment Weekly recently released an interview with Conan O’Brien and Robert Smigel, where they look back […]
  9. vulture festival
    Al Franken Won Respect From Jeff Sessions and Senate Republicans With Name-DropJudiciary-committee members are huge fans of Dragnet.
  10. Adam Sandler and Chris Rock Will Star in a Netflix Movie Directed by […]Adam Sandler is working on his next movie for Netflix, and a rumor about the project that Sandler would star alongside Chris Rock has been […]
  11. Triumph the Insult Comic Dog Reports from Trump’s Presidential […]If you’re curious what it was like on the ground at Donald Trump’s inauguration in DC last week, look no further than this brand new report […]
  12. Triumph the Insult Comic Dog Is Back with a New Hulu Election SpecialSome of the very best coverage of this year’s presidential race has come from Robert Smigel as Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, and thankfully […]
  13. Triumph the Insult Comic Dog’s ‘Bonus Poop’ Premieres on Hulu TomorrowRobert Smigel’s Triumph the Insult Comic Dog has already given us extensive election coverage from the RNC and DNC for Hulu, but thankfully the […]
  14. Robert Smigel and Triumph Are the Real Winners of This Insane Election During an election as absurd as the 2016 Presidential race, it only makes sense that one of our strongest political satirists could be a […]
  15. Triumph the Insult Comic Dog Harasses Anderson Cooper, Jake Tapper, and […]Pretty much every late night show is covering the Republican convention this week, but if you’re looking for a more unique take than the […]
  16. Hulu Renews ‘The Mindy Project’ and Orders Another Triumph Election SpecialGood things are in store over at Hulu including more The Mindy Project and Triumph the Insult Comic Dog. According to Deadline, the streaming […]
  17. Triumph Tells Stephen Colbert About His New Life as a Political JournalistHere’s a clip from Triumph the Insult Comic Dog’s visit to last night’s Late Show, where he tells Stephen Colbert all about his warmly reviewed […]
  18. Check Out ‘Triumph’s Election Special 2016’ Featuring Tim Meadows, Mike […]At long last, Hulu and Funny or Die’s Triumph’s Election Special 2016 debuted online today, and as expected, it’s some of the best presidential […]
  19. Watch a Sneak Peek from Hulu and Funny or Die’s ‘Triumph’s Election […]Hulu and Funny or Die have teamed up with Robert Smigel as Triumph the Insult Comic Dog for an hourlong election special premiering on Monday, […]
  20. Triumph the Insult Comic Dog to Host an Hourlong Election Special on HuluFunny or Die and Hulu have teamed up to create the ultimate election coverage special, and they’ve got the ultimate host to make it happen: […]
  21. Triumph Gets Some Valuable Stalking Tips from the PaparazziIf you haven’t been watching Adult Swim’s The Jack and Triumph Show, here’s a perfect example of what you’ve been missing. In this clip, […]
  22. Robert Smigel Looks Back on His ‘Hans and Franz’ Movie That Never Got MadeHere’s a backstage clip of Robert Smigel at Late Night looking back on one of his SNL movies that never came to be – a “Hans and Franz” […]
  23. Triumph the Insult Comic Dog Roasts Shaq and Charles Barkley on ‘Inside […]Triumph the Insult Comic Dog has a new Adult Swim show to promote this week, so he appeared on last night’s Inside the NBA on TNT to spend a […]
  24. Jack McBrayer and Triumph the Insult Comic Dog Give Some Unqualified AdviceAhead of the premiere of their new Adult Swim show this Friday, Jack McBrayer and Triumph the Insult Comic Dog paid a visit to The Tonight Show […]
  25. Triumph Humps a Cat and Promotes ‘The Jack and Triumph Show’Ahead of The Jack and Triumph Show’s premiere next Friday, Adult Swim released a new promo over the weekend, and it’s a pretty solid indicator […]
  26. Behold the First Promo for ‘The Jack and Triumph Show’The series premiere of The Jack and Triumph Show is just around the corner, and to get you excited Adult Swim just released the first promo […]
  27. ‘The Jack and Triumph Show’ Premieres on Adult Swim February 20thJack McBrayer and Triumph the Insult Comic Dog’s new Adult Swim show now has a premiere date. At TCA over the weekend, Adult Swim announced […]
  28. Triumph the Insult Comic Dog Roasts the Nerds of Comic-ConBack in May, Adult Swim announced that they had ordered an untitled half-hour series starring 30 Rock’s Jack McBrayer and Robert Smigel’s […]
  29. The Complete Triumph the Insult Comic Dog CollectionEarlier today, Adult Swim announced that it has picked up a new half-hour comedy series starring Jack McBrayer and Triumph the Insult Comic […]
  30. Jack McBrayer and Triumph the Insult Comic Dog to Buddy Up for Adult Swim […]In one of the most inspired TV pairings in a while, Adult Swim has ordered a buddy comedy series starring Jack McBrayer and Triumph the Insult […]
  31. The Original Writers of Conan’s ‘Late Night’ on WritingThe Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. […]
  32. Robert Smigel Talks About How Triumph the Insult Comic Dog Got That Accent Former SNL and Late Night With Conan O’Brien writer Robert Smigel sat down with Bill Simmons over at Grantland to talk about the origins of […]
  33. 90s nostalgia
    Watch 1993 Louis C.K. Talk Like a Dog for ConanWe all gotta start somewhere.
  34. A Look Back at the Filmmakers and Short Films of ‘Saturday Night Live’The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. […]
  35. Triumph the Insult Comic Dog Is Suing Carnival Cruise Lines Conan regular Triumph the Insult Comic Dog used the show last night as a platform to announce he’s suing Carnival Cruise Lines for stealing […]
  36. Watch Triumph the Insult Comic Dog Ruin the World’s Most Expensive Dog […] Robert Smigel’s creation Triumph the Insult Comic Dog returned to Conan last night in this clip of Triumph officiating a dog wedding that was […]
  37. The Short, Beautiful Life of ‘Lookwell’, One of the Funniest Pilots of All […]Normally, Brilliantly Canceled brings you the worst in TV, but with the spirit of giving quickly escaping the earth, only to lay dormant for […]
  38. Triumph the Insult Comic Dog Bothers People on the Set of ‘This Is 40’ Robert Smigel has a supporting role in Judd Apatow’s new movie This Is 40, and while on the set one day, he slapped on his Triumph the Insult […]
  39. C.K. and ‘SNL’: Louie’s 19-Year Backstory with the NBC Sketch ShowNBC just announced that Louis C.K. will be hosting Saturday Night Live on November 3rd. It’ll mark C.K.’s first appearance on the long-running […]
  40. The Lost Roles of Dana CarveyOne of the most popular SNL cast members of all time, Dana Carvey became one of only three people to win an Emmy for his tenure on the show in […]
  41. snl
    Watch a Shelved, Controversial SNL Cartoon From 1998Twelve years ago, SNL ended up shelving this cartoon about media monopolies.
  42. Watch the Media-Conspiracy TV Funhouse Segment SNL Banned in 1998 Marc Maron just Tweeted the link to this video, a Robert Smigel-written TV Funhouse segment in which the educational program Conspiracy Theory […]
  43. A Prerecorded Sit-Down with Robert Smigel Unearths the Lost Triumph Movie […]The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. […]
  44. The SNL Movies That Never HappenedEver since the first Wayne’s World movie became a surprise hit, making $183 million from of a scant $20 million budget, releasing a sea of […]
  45. Curb Your Enthusiasm Recap: ‘Mister Softee’Those of us wondering what Larry David’s youth was like were given a rare glimpse of his childhood on this week’s Curb, which involved a […]
  46. Annie Mumolo, Robert Smigel Join Apatow’s Knocked Up Spin-OffNo longer able to hide behind their laptops and filthy dog puppets respectively, Annie Mumolo and Robert Smigel join Judd Apatow’s newest film, […]
  47. The Story of Robert Smigel’s Comedic Version of The Green Lantern, […]Did you know that before moving forward with the Ryan Reynolds/underperforming version of The Green Lantern, Warner Bros. hired SNL/Triumph the […]
  48. Looking Back at The Dana Carvey ShowSince its short run 15 years ago, quite a bit of myth and mystique has developed around the Dana Carvey Show. For years the show has been […]
  49. Rob Riggle and Robert Smigel Teaming Up for New CBS ComedyRob Riggle, formerly of The Daily Show and SNL, is attached to a new show for CBS written by legendary SNL and Triumph the Insult Comic Dog […]
  50. Supercult: Looking Back at What Lookwell Might Have BeenSupercult profiles the obscure, the offbeat, and the feverishly celebrated pieces of comedy which deserve more recognition. Through sheer […]
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