-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