-Bill Hader is leaving SNL after eight years, and we made a videolist of his best sketches. Fred Armisen is leaving, too (and Jason Sudeikis “probably”) so we made a list for Armisen as well.
-Seth Meyers is officially taking over Late Night in 2014.
-USA ordered Jessica St. Clair and Lennon Parham’s pilot to series.
-In honor of The Office ending, we remembered our favorite moments from the show.
-Netflix unveiled the first trailer for the new Arrested Development and a Tobias-themed website.
-Adam Scott’s next Greatest Event in Television History will be Hart to Hart with Amy Poehler.
-ABC canceled Happy Endings, and USA is in negotiations to pick it up.
-We gave you a guide to the 2013-2014 TV season’s new comedies and wrote about why NBC will regret not picking up Mulaney.
-We talked to Broken Lizard’s Jay Chandrasekhar about his new movie and directing episodes of Community and Arrested Development, Armen Weitzman about his role on MTV’s Zach Stone’s Gonna Be Famous, and stand-ups Sean O’Connor and Dan St. Germain about Comedy Central’s The Half Hour.
-We organized a bunch of Amy Poehler’s wisdom into one convenient pile of quotes.
-We looked at the controversy behind Benny Hill, comedians’ responses to the tragedies of war and terrorism, and the unsuccessful spinoff that was That 80’s Show.
-We recommended the week’s best comedy podcasts, which featured the staffs of New Girl and Parks & Rec and a show from a former Mr. Show writer, and the week’s funniest Vines, which included Ryan Gosling refusing spoonfuls of cereal. We also recommended some of Vine’s most consistently funny users.
And here are your Top Five Web Comedy Videos of the Week:
Josh Fadem - “Josh Fadem Tries to Read”
Sketchzord - “Transformers 4 Kickstarter with Michael Bay”
Magic Eye Shark Movie - “The Script” (Above Average Network)
Rob Delaney and Erin Gibson - “Rob Delaney’s New Boardgame” (Funny or Die)
The Kids Table - “Vine Tries to Make a Commercial for Vine in Vine”