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Friday, September 7th, 2012

A Promising Week in Comedy

- UCB's Neil Casey is hired as a writer at SNL! Chicago's Aidy Bryant and Tim Robinson join the cast!

- Adam Pally and Gil Ozeri are making a movie together.

- NBC, ABC, and Fox buy sitcoms and sitcoms and sitcoms and sitcoms. FX does too.

- Shows announce new castings and such. So many castings!

- We looked into comedians' pre-show rituals.

- We daydreamed about our heroes.

- We unlocked British comedy's weirdest secret.

- We presented the history and talent of SNL cast member Brad Hall.

- We found out it's never too late with comedy's late bloomers.

- We asked some hard-hitting questions about Newsroom.

- We discussed the Ray Romano comedy documentary 95 Miles to Go.

- We connected Samuel Beckett and Adult Swim.

- We talked to Ken Marino about his Lost Roles.

- We dug into the archives to watch Colbert, Sedaris, and Dinello talk about Strangers with Candy.

- We followed @StevenAmiri on Twitter.

Oh and don't forget, here are your Top Five Web Comedy Videos of the Week:

Scraps – "Inside Jose Canseco's Twitter Account"

CollegeHumor – "The Wire RPG"

Funny or Die – "Bane the Telemarketer with Chris Kattan"

Belle & Bernice: Livin' in the City – "Test My Phone"

Rejected Pitches – "Home Alone"

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