- It was announced this week that SNL head writer Colin Jost will be replacing Seth Meyers as Weekend Update co-anchor on March 1st. Meyers’s last SNL will be February 1st. To familiarize yourself with Jost’s work, here’s a videolist we made.
- The Greatest Event in Television History aired its last installment, with Adam Scott and Paul Rudd starring in a remake of the opening credits of Bosom Buddies.
- Comedy Central’s new show, Broad City, premiered. We interviewed its stars/creators Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson and reviewed the show.
- We also interviewed the Workaholics guys, and Spoils of Babylon co-creator Matt Piedmont.
- Bill Murray did a Reddit AMA, and it was amazing.
- Bill Cosby is returning to NBC to star in a family sitcom.
- An Ice-T impersonator prank-called Ice-T impressionist Paul F. Tompkins.
- NBC renewed Parks and Recreation for a seventh season and signed a three-year development deal with Amy Poehler.
- Chris Gethard is releasing a standup album.
- We looked back at John Belushi’s lost screenplay Noble Rot, the evolution of SNL’s short films, and Tom Lennon and Ben Garant’s screenwriting tips.
-HBO canceled Stephen Merchant’s Hello Ladies and Christopher Guest’s Family Tree.
-Fred Armisen is releasing 7” singles from all his fake SNL bands.
- We recommended the week’s best podcasts, Tristram Baumber’s web series The Cleanists, and the Twitter feed of Andrew Law.
And here are your Top Five Web Comedy Videos of the Week:
WOMEN - “Edited”
Sneak Thief (UCB Comedy) - “The Godfather: A Look Back”
Funny Or Die - “Boy Search - Chapter 1 - The Auditions”
Dead Kevin - “Credit or Debit”
The Onion - “Laid-Off Man Finally Achieves Perfect Work-Life Balance”