-Comedy Central ordered a pilot of The Chris Gethard Show, and we talked to him about this exciting news.
-Monty Python announced they’re reuniting for a stage show.
-We responded to Variety’s godawful, despicable review of Sarah Silverman’s new standup special.
-Joel Hodgson is resurrecting MTS3K’s Turkey Day this year with new interstitials and a curated marathon.
-We interviewed Chris Lilley about his new show Ja’mie: Private School Girl, Jason Woliner and Andrew Weinberg about Eagleheart, Jody Hill about Eastbound & Down, Kyle Kinane about his standup career, The Lucas Brothers about their new Fox ADHD show, and Sarah Silverman about her HBO standup special, which premieres tomorrow.
-We looked at the why it’s so hard for others to duplicate the success of The Onion.
-After two seasons, MTV canceled Nikki & Sara Live. Sara Schaefer gave us a look into her comedy past.
-Paul Rudd, John Goodman, and Jimmy Fallon are hosting the last SNL episodes of the year, with Timberlake as musical guest for Fallon’s Christmas show.
-Steve Martin accepted his honorary Oscar, and Martin Short and Tom Hanks both gave great speeches about him.
-We reviewed the fourth and final season of Eastbound & Down, and the ninth and not-final season of It’s Always Sunny.
-We looked back at Tom Lennon and Ben Garants failed NBC pilot, The Strip, Eddie Murphy’s time on SNL, and made a video list of Chris Elliott’s best appearances on Late Night with David Letterman.
-CBS ordered a pilot of the spinoff How I Met Your Dad.
-We recommended the week’s best podcasts and the Twitter feed of Noah Garfinkel.
And here are your Top Five Web Comedy Videos of the Week:
The Onion - Hunger Games: Catching Fire Review
Rachel Bloom - “Chanukah Honey”
Sarah Silverman - “Diva”
JASH - “The Unhealthiest Man in the World (Podtoons #2)”
Funny Or Die - “XBox One vs. $500 Worth of Rice”