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This Week In Comedy

  1. This Week in Comedy: Harry Shearer May or May Not Be Leaving ‘The Simpsons’-Harry Shearer announced that he is leaving The Simpsons after 26 seasons, but there’s still a chance he could sign on for another couple […]
  2. This Week in Comedy: Amy Schumer’s ‘12 Angry Men’ Parody Blows Up the […]-We explained why 12 Angry Men Inside Amy Schumer was so perfect. -Check out the list of comedians getting Comedy Central Half Hour specials […]
  3. This Week in Comedy: ‘The Last Man on Earth’ Ends Season 1-We reviewed the somewhat uneven first season of The Last Man on Earth . -We looked into how improv helps television’s best comedy […]
  4. This Week in Comedy: The Next Wave 2015-We talked to the experts and compiled our list of the best up-and-coming comics in New York, Los Angeles, and other cities. -A dozen Native […]
  5. This Week in Comedy: Live Shows for the ‘Mr. Show’ Reunion Bring It Ever […]-We got exclusive photos from the secret rehearsal show of With Bob and David, the Mr. Show reunion coming to Netflix. -With Denver’s thriving […]
  6. This Week in Comedy: RIP Stan Freberg-Comedy legend Stan Freberg died at age 88. -Silicon Valley premieres Sunday on HBO, and Zach Woods talked with us about the intricacies of […]
  7. This Week in Comedy: The ‘Mr. Show’ Reunion Is a Go-Netflix ordered a new sketch series, With Bob and David, from Mr. Show creators Bob Odenkirk and David Cross. It tapes its live portions in LA […]
  8. This Week in Comedy: ‘Super Troopers 2’ Is a Go-Broken Lizard launched an Indiegogo Campaign this week to make Super Troopers 2 and it reached its $2M goal within a day. -We got a behind […]
  9. This Week in Comedy: ‘Community’ Is Back-Dan Harmon spoke with us about the sixth season of Community, which debuted on Yahoo! Screen this week. -Watch Sarah Silverman’s tribute to […]
  10. This Week in Comedy: RIP Sam Simon-The Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon died at 59 this week. A documentary on his life, Rebel with a Cause: The Sam Simon Story, airs Sunday on […]
  11. This Week in Comedy: ‘The Last Man on Earth’ Is Here-We talked to Will Forte about the wonderful Last Man on Earth. -We looked at what it’s like working at SNL in the age of instant, widespread […]
  12. This Week in Comedy: ‘Parks and Rec’ Says Goodbye-Parks and Recreation ended its wonderful run, and we took a look at the idealism that defined the show and how it transcended its mockumentary […]
  13. This Week in Comedy: RIP Harris Wittels-Harris Wittels, standup and writer/co-executive producer of Parks and Recreation, was tragically found dead at age 30. -The stars came home […]
  14. This Week in Comedy: ‘SNL’ Celebrates 40 Years -It’s an end of an era as Jon Stewart announced this week he’s leaving The Daily Show. -The SNL 40th anniversary special added 30 more […]
  15. This Week in Comedy: Louis C.K. Released a New Special and the […]-What do Kristen Wig, Leslie Jones, Kate McKinnon, and Melissa McCarthy all have in common?  Well, they’re reportedly your new […]
  16. This Week in Comedy: The Winter TV Season Gets Into Full Swing-The Birthday Boys was canceled by IFC. -We talked to Simon Rich about his new sitcom, Man Seeking Woman. -We delved into the newly minted […]
  17. This Week in Comedy: ‘Parks and Rec’ and ‘Kroll Show’ Kick Off Their Final […]-We talked with Mike Schur about his thoughts on the end of Parks and Recreation, NBC’s Thursday night comedies, and more. -Nick Kroll spoke […]
  18. This Week in Comedy: ‘Mr. Show’ and ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ Are Coming […]-Netflix confirmed that it’s ordered a limited eight-episode Wet Hot American Summer series. -A Mr. Show reunion will tape in March for HBO, […]
  19. This Week in Comedy: A North Korean-Dictated Week in Comedy-Sony cancelled the release of The Interview after violence was threatened. -We talked to standup Dan Soder aboutthe importance of […]
  20. 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 […]
  21. This Week in Comedy: Bill Burr’s Netflix Special Debuts-We talked to Bill Burr about his standup career and new Netflix special. -We got dark and weird with Amy Sedaris and Scott Adsit from The […]
  22. 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 […]
  23. 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 […]
  24. This Week in Comedy: Paul Scheer’s Wolfpop Arrives-Paul Scheer’s new podcast network Wolfpop launched on Tuesday. -We spoke with Megan Amram about her new book Science…For Her! -Kate Berlant […]
  25. This Week in Comedy: Something Something Spoooooky-Maria Bamford gave us a look inside her weird and wonderful world. -Amy Poehler’s new book Yes Please came out this week and we declared it […]
  26. This Week in Comedy: Leslie Jones Gets Promoted at ‘SNL’-SNL writer Leslie Jones was made a featured player. -We spoke with Wyatt Cenac about standup, writing, and being a puppet aficionado. -Fox […]
  27. This Week in Comedy: ‘Comedy Bang! Bang!’ and ‘The Birthday Boys’ Return-We took a look at the TV networks’ comedy depth charts; we examined which network offers the most in quantity, which offer the most in […]
  28. This Week in Comedy: An ‘SNL’ Great Passes On-SNL alum Jan Hooks died at 57 and we paid tribute to the late star in Remember Jan Hooks. -The Daily Show hired Hasan Minhaj and Trevor Noah […]
  29. This Week in Comedy: ‘SNL’ Returns, Yvette Nicole Brown Leaves ‘Community’-We ran through the 20 greatest standup specials of all time. -We took an inside look at Louis C.K.’s weird and wild three-hour radio show […]
  30. This Week in Comedy: The Return of ‘Key and Peele,’ ‘SNL,’ ‘Brooklyn […] -Chicago comedy and theater great Sheldon Patinkin died at 79. -We broke down the economics of internet comedy videos. -We debated whether […]
  31. This Week in Comedy: ‘SNL’ Adds a New Announcer and Featured Player -SNL hired Darrell Hammond as its new announcer and new featured player Pete Davidson. -SNL’s October 11th host is Bill Hader, and Jim […]
  32. This Week in Comedy: ‘SNL’ Gets a New Weekend Update Anchor and Its First […]-Michael Che and Colin Jost will anchor SNL’s Weekend Update next season. -SNL’s first hosts of season 40 will be Chris Pratt and Sarah […]
  33. This Week in Comedy: Saying Goodbye to Joan Rivers - Legendary comedian Joan Rivers died at 81. -We showed you the late night tributes to Joan Rivers from David Letterman, Conan O’Brien, Jimmy […]
  34. This Week in Comedy: Summer’s End-Louis C.K., Sarah Silverman, and The Colbert Report won Emmys while Amy Poehler was snubbed for the 11th time. -We had an inside look at the […]
  35. This Week in Comedy: The ‘Simpsons’ Marathon Begins-The Simpsons marathon kicked off this week on FXX and we had the full schedule. -We looked at why The Richard Pryor Special deserves a […]
  36. This Week in Comedy: Losing a Legend-The world tragically lost a comedy legend in Robin Williams. -Jimmy Fallon, Conan O’Brien, and Seth Meyers paid tribute to Robin […]
  37. This Week in Comedy: ‘The Late Late Show’ Gets a New Host-James Corden was revealed to be the new host of The Late Late Show, and we put together a video guide to introduce you to him. -T.J. Miller […]
  38. This Week in Comedy: Successes and Failures-Mike Birbiglia talked about the importance and power of jokes. -We broke down Comedy Central’s one-season wonders. -We highlighted memorable […]
  39. This Week in Comedy: Weird Al Hits #1 and ‘The Meltdown’ Premieres-Former SNL cast member Gary Kroeger wrote about what it’s like to be hired and then fired by the show. -Seinfeld writer Andy Cowan told us […]
  40. This Week in Comedy: Weird Al’s Still Got It In case you missed it, here’s all the big comedy stuff that happened this week: -Broadway great and 30 Rock scene stealer Elaine Stritch […]
  41. The Week In Comedy: The 2014 Emmy NominationsIn case you missed it, here’s all the big comedy stuff that happened this week: -Here are this year’s comedy Emmy nominations. -Homestar […]
  42. This Week in Comedy: Yahoo Saves ‘Community’; ‘Drunk History’ and ‘Nathan […] In case you missed it, here’s all the big comedy stuff that happened this week: -Yahoo! resurrected Community at the last minute, ordering a […]
  43. This Week in Comedy: North Korea Declares War on ComedyIn case you missed it, here’s all the big comedy stuff that happened this week: -North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un declares Seth Rogen and […]
  44. This Week in Comedy: ‘Louie’ and ‘Playing House’ Wrap Up Their SeasonsIn case you missed it, here’s all the big comedy stuff that happened this week: -Playing House and Louie both aired their season finales. We […]
  45. This Week in Comedy: ‘The Onion’ Unveils Clickhole.comIn case you missed it, here’s all the big comedy stuff that happened this week: -We take a look inside The Onion’s new click-bait-satirizing […]
  46. This Week in Comedy: ‘Silicon Valley’ and ‘Inside Amy Schumer’s Wrapped Up […]In case you missed it, here’s all the big comedy stuff that happened this week: -Silicon Valley and Inside Amy Schumer eached aired their […]
  47. This Week in Comedy: ‘Community’ May Return, New Danny McBride Show […]In case you missed it, here’s all the big comedy stuff that happened this week: -Hulu is in talks with Sony to produce a sixth season […]
  48. This Week in Comedy: HBO Is Developing a Show Created by and Starring Bill […] In case you missed it, here’s all the big comedy stuff that happened this week: -After the SNL season 39 finale, we created a bunch of […]
  49. This Week In Comedy: Networks Unveil Their New Fall SchedulesIn case you missed it, here’s all the big comedy stuff that happened this week: -After a massive week of cancellations, the networks announced […]
  50. This Week in Comedy: A Sitcom Cancellation BloodbathIn case you missed it, here’s all the big comedy stuff that happened this week: -The major networks started putting together their fall […]
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