This Week in Comedy: Some Cancellations, Some New Shows Born

-CBS canceled The Millers, AMC passed on its first comedy pilot We Hate Paul Revere, and TV Land’s Hot in Cleveland will end after season six.

-SNL had its best episode of the season so far with host Woody Harrelson, and we broke down the show’s best sketches.

-On WTF this week John Mulaney and Marc Maron talked SNL, standup, and Mulaney.

-Austin Rodrigues thought a lot about bits.

-Rob Riggle will star in the adaptation of German sitcom Braunschlag that Fox is developing, Billy Eichner and Julie Klausner’s Difficult People was ordered to series by Hulu, American Dad! was renewed by TBS for a 12th season, The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore premieres on Comedy Central January 19th, Nick Stoller is writing a Tinkerbell comedy to star Melissa McCarthy, and Will Forte’s Last Man on Earth premieres on Fox on March 1st.

-This week’s Second City archives featured Robin Williams improvising at the Santa Monica theatre in 1989.

-We highlighted the talents of nine SNL players who left us too soon.

-Cecily Strong will headline 2015’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner.

-This week in web videos took a closer look at UCB Comedy’s Gary Saves the Graveyard.

-Due to the multiple rape allegations, Bill Cosby lost his Netflix standup special and NBC sitcom.

-Stephen Merchant shared with us his undying love for the romantic comedy.

-SNL announced its December hosts: James Franco, Martin Freeman, and Amy Adams.

-We took a look at High Maintenance and told you why it’s the web series you should be watching.

-This Week in Comedy Podcasts featured MIchael Ian Black and Greg Proops getting high and we had more of the top podcasts of the week.

-Rashida Jones, Rob Lowe, and Jon Hamm will show up in the final season of Parks and Rec.

-Penelope Cruz joined the cast of Zoolander 2.

-We paid tribute to Mike Nichols’s work in Nichols & May.

-We divulge all there is to know about all video game comedy and why it’s getting easier.

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


Funny or Die: Big with Evan Rachel Wood and Darren Criss

Alec Baldwin’s Love Ride: Corey & Francesca

Pocketwatch: AXE for Long-Term Relationships

Clickhole: What Does It Mean to Be a Man?

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