The Comedy Things That Happened This Week
-We saw the first trailer for Chris Lilley’s Angry Boys.
-Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s Book of Mormon musical got some pretty insane reviews.
-We dove deep into the story theories that drive Dan Harmon and Community.
–Will Arnett and Maya Rudolph joined Christina Applegate in her new pilot produced by Lorne Michaels for NBC.
-We made the argument that Ellen DeGeneres should replace Jay Leno when he steps down from The Tonight Show.
-In honor of Norm Macdonald’s standup special, which airs tomorrow night, we looked back at his incredible appearances on Conan’s various couches.
-The Lonely Island announced the details of their upcoming album, Turtleneck and Chain.
-We took a look at what the comedy business is like in Japan.
–NBC cancelled Perfect Couples.
–The Onion News Network was picked up for a second season.
-Conan did his version of Rebecca Black’s famous-for-being-terrible song “Friday.”
And, as usual, here are your Top Five Web Videos of the Week:
Sorority Pillow Fight
Falling Apart, with Natasha Leggero and Duncan Trussell
Do You Want to See a Dead Body, with Rob Huebel and Rob Riggle
Julian Assange: Houseguest
The Cat Whisperer, with Martin Starr and Lizzy Caplan