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Friday, September 14th, 2012

An 'SNL' Week in Comedy

- Cecily Strong joins the cast of SNL! Jason Sudeikis is officially returning, but only through December.

- President Obama is set to appear on Letterman next Tuesday.

- Speaking of Obama, Jay Pharoah is taking over the role on SNL.

- Donald Glover is developing his own show for NBC.

- Larry David casts everybody for his movie.

- We talked with SNL's Bill Hader about everything.

- We previewed fall comedies for TV and movies (your guides to everything this season, really).

- We watched a Hitler-based sitcom pilot.

- We found the laughs at Bumbershoot 2012.

- We hit the road with David Cross in Let America Laugh.

- We looked at the history and talent of SNL cast member Laurie Metcalf.

- We examined Siskel and Ebert as film criticism's most underrated comedy duo.

- We proved why Larry David is not the new Woody Allen.

- We discovered the real-life friendships of the Golden Girls.

- We found ten pilots the networks didn't pick up.

- We took a look back at SNL's season openers.

- We thought of some simple ways to improve SNL.

- We watched some vintage Robin Williams.

- We got excited about SNL. Have we mentioned SNL yet?

- We followed @MeganNeuringer on Twitter.

And in case you think we forgot, here are your Top Five Web Comedy Videos of the Week:

Protrait STUdio – "Ray Jackson Book Cover"

Rejected Pitches – "The Sixth Sense"

Funny or Die – "The New Guy on New Girl with Zooey Deschanel"

Myq Kaplan and Micah Sherman - "Comedian's National Anthem"

Connor Ratliff For President – "Vote For Me, Maybe"

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