This Week in Comedy: ‘High Maintenance’ Returns

-Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair talked to us about their wonderful web series High Maintenance, which started its new season this week.

-We had a guide for students on how to start their comedy career in college.

-Thomas Lennon and Ben Garant talked to us about the lasting legacy of Reno 911!

-The Community cast added Paget Brewster and Keith David to season 6; Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart will star in the buddy comedy Central Intelligence; Brooks Wheelan and Kurt Braunohler were cast in The Out of Town Wedding; Fred Armisen, Judy Greer, Selma Blair, and Billie Joe Armstrong will star in Geezer; and Nick Kroll, Tim Heidecker, Kaitlin Olson, and Michael Pena joined the Vacation reboot.

-Both Funny or Die and The Onion are for sale.

-Amazon Studios added another round of original pilots to be considered for early 2015, IFC is developing a show starring David Krumholtz as a Jewish grandmother, and you can now spy on the Netflix viewing histories of Arrested Development characters.

-IFC has teamed up with UCB and Above Average for a new online comedy hub.

-We reviewed Rosewater, Jon Stewart’s directorial debut.

-UCB’s Kristen Bartlett told her story about confronting grief with humor.

-We took a closer look at Ken Finkleman and the art of being derivative.

-The Second City archives had Debra Downing and a shirtless Jack McBrayer arguing in 2000.

-Clair Phillips broke down for us the making of BedHead, a web series that took two long years to make.

-We talked to Big Jay Oakerson about his new album.

-Tim & Eric have mastered the art of the non-interview and we took a closer look.

-This week in comedy podcasts Wolfpop premiered more new shows and we broke them down for you along with other notable podcasts of the week.

-The Onion’s senior editor Jason Roeder shared with us his favorite tweets and more.

-We delved into what horror and comedy have in common.

And here are your top five web videos of the week:

Clickhole: If Black People Said the Things My Doctor Says

IFC: John and Geoff Are Married - War Stories

Funny or Die: What’s Eating Steven Yeun

LA Digital: Oh, So You’re From New York?

Above Average: Seriously Distracted - Ladies, Start Your Montage!

This Week in Comedy: ‘High Maintenance’ Returns