This Week in Comedy: Reggie Watts Is Headed to ‘Late Late Show’

-Reggie Watts was named the bandleader for James Corden’s Late Late Show.

-Tom Scharpling talked with us about the new Best Show.

-We dove deep into PFFR’s insane trilogy of ignorance, which just wrapped up with the season finale of The Heart, She Holler.

-Cameron Crowe’s Showtime pilot Roadies adds Luke Wilson and more to the cast, Amy Schumer is producing a Comedy Central pilot starring Rachel Feinstein, Showtime is developing a corporate espionage comedy, Sony is reportedly developing an animated Spider-Man comedy and 23 Jump Street/Men in Black crossover, ABC cast Justin Long in a semi-improvised comedy Irreversible, and Dan Fogelman is producing an NBA-set comedy for ABC.

-FX renewed The League for a seventh and final season, USA renewed Playing House for a second season, truTV renewed Friends of the People for a second season, and Adult Swim renewed Black Jesus, Mike Tyson Mysteries, and Mr. Pickles.

-We rounded up ten weird and wonderful recently cut SNL sketches.

-We took a look at Brooklyn’s Red Hot Video Fun Time, a quasi-bimonthly video showcase of sketches by members of New York’s comedy community.

-We weren’t wild about the James Franco-hosted episode of SNL.

-Evan Jones shared what it’s like to do standup in jail.

-David Letterman’s final Late Show is May 20th, Nahnatchka Khan’s Fresh Off the Boat premieres on ABC February 10th, Paul Tompkins-hosted No, You Shut Up! premiered on Fusion this week, and The Colbert Report announced its final guests.

-We took a look at how the latest season of South Park experimented with serialized storytelling.

-In The Second City archives, we featured a video of Jon Glaser and Scott Adsit in bonding wheelchairs from the 1995 revue.

-This week in web videos featured Alexandra Kern’s SingleDumb, a show not only worth watching but is also brave.

-Jesse David Fox wrote about his Bubbe and her greatest joke ever.

-Amy Schumer is set to host the 2015 MTV Movie Awards.

-Silicon Valley, Transparent, Girls, and more earned Golden Globe nominations.

-We a talked to Pauly Shore about standup and his new documentary.

-Sketch anatomy went behind the scenes of Above Average’s Ghost Tits with writer/director Lucia Aniello.

-This week in comedy podcasts, Chris Rock and John Cleese hit the Bullseye and we broke down the best podcasts of the week.

-We took you inside the unaired Sgt. Bilko pilot.

-We talked to Dana Bell about her tweets.

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

Funny or Die: Buddy Cole Starts His Own Film Festival

Speakeasy: Two and a Half Men’s Clark Duke Has an Existential Crisis

Seriously Distracted: The Fault in Our YouTube Stars

The Season of ForGiftness

John and Geoff Are Married: Lost BBQ

This Week in Comedy: Reggie Watts Is Headed to ‘Late […]