-Scott Aukerman revealed that Mr. Show’s David Cross and Bob Odenkirk will be reuniting to perform a sketch on the new season of his hit IFC show, Comedy Bang! Bang!. In honor of this, we ranked the 24 Best Mr. Show Sketches Ever.
-Comedy Central ordered a new stand-up series, The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail; FX ordered both a new sitcom starring Kelsey Grammar and Martin Lawrence as lawyers and Man Seeking Women, a pilot created by ex-SNL writer Simon Rich and produced by Lorne Michaels; David Cross sold a show to Showtime; and Chris Hardwick revealed details regarding his new Comedy Central late night game show, @Midnight.
-We interviewed Jenny Slate about her web series Catherine; Vernon Chatman, founding member of production company PFFR (Wonder Showzen, Delocated) about his crazy new book; newly-minted Comedy Central stand-ups Sean Patton and Baron Vaughn; and Beijing-resident and cross-cultural comedian Jesse Appell.
-In comedy music: Rick Moranis’ new album, My Mother’s Brisket & Other Love Songs, is out now and the team behind popular comedy podcast Superego is releasing a country rock album, Mount Us More, due out July 2.
-The trailer for Anchorman 2 dropped.
And here are your Top Five Web Comedy Videos of the Week:
Josh Fadem - “Josh Fadem Wants the News”
Edmond Hawkins - “Charades”
Jenny Slate and Dean Fleischer-Camp - Catherine, Episode 4 (via JASH)
Dr. Patient - “Poker Night”
briTANicK - “Totally Real ‘Much Ado’ Cast Interviews”