This Week in Comedy: New Shows from John Mulaney and James Adomian

-Fox orders John Mulaney’s pilot, Mulaney, to series after NBC passed on it. Elliott Gould, from the original pilot, won’t be returning, but Martin Short and Nasim Pedrad are confirmed to join the cast.

-IFC and Earwolf are developing a show starring James Adomian as multiple characters, co-created by Adomian and Scott Aukerman. IFC additionally ordered a show from the musical comedy duo Garfunkel and Oates.

-We interviewed Chelsea Peretti about Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Scott Aukerman and Jeff Ullrich about Earwolf’s new TV production arm, Eric Andre about The Eric Andre Show, Adam Scott about A.C.O.D. and Parks and Rec, Jim O’Heir about Parks and Rec, Clark Duke about A.C.O.D, and Derrick Beckles about his Adult Swim show, Hot Package.

-Here are the amazing credits Guillermo Del Toro made for the Halloween episode of The Simpsons.

-We looked at the Canadian Fringe Circuit, which is the coolest comedy scene you’ve never heard of.

-Now in the third week of fall TV season, we saw the premieres of Sean Saves the World, Super Fun NightBob’s BurgersEastbound & Down, and Hello Ladies.

-The Arrested Development soundtrack is in the works, and thankfully, it will include Franklin and the full version of “Getaway.”

-Louis C.K. talked about season four of Louie and abandoned movie plans at the Paley Center.

-We reviewed the season premiere of Saturday Night LiveFans can complete their SNL-related book collection with Saturday Night Live and American TV, a collection of academic essays about the show.

-Amazon bought a pilot from Roman Coppola and Jason Schwartzman.

-Watch the first episode of IFC’s new sketch show The Birthday Boys before it premieres.

-Funny Or Die released their second movie, We Are Young.

-SNLer Jay Pharoah spoke about the show’s diversity problem.

-We recommended the week’s best podcasts and the Twitter feed of Dan Gagliardi.

And here are your Top Five Web Comedy Videos of the Week:

WOMEN - “Missed Call”

Tubbin with Tash - Episode 1

Bestie X Bestie - “Episode 4.04”

The Onion - “Hostages Freed After Tense 7-Minute Standup Set”

Horse + Horse - “This Isn’t Margaritaville”

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