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Friday, December 14th, 2012

This Week in Comedy: 'Arrested Development,' Eugene Mirman, Colbert's Super PAC

- Netflix expanded Arrested Development's fourth season to 12-15 episodes.

- Stephen Colbert gave nearly $800,000 his Super PAC earned to charity.

- The Golden Globes handed out nominations to some shows that deserve it and snubbed a lot of other talented people and shows.

- We profiled Eugene Mirman and his unique approach to comedy.

- Wyatt Cenac did his last Daily Show.

- Nell Scovell wrote about the amazing writers' room for The Wilton North Report.

- We talked to Peter Serafinowicz, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon writer Dan Opsal, and Stephen Tobolowsky.

- Daniel Kibblesmith wrote about Verizon stealing one of his Twitter jokes for a viral campaign.

- We examined the relationship between mental illness and comedy.

- We looked back at The Danger TeamRichard Pryor: I Ain't Dead Yet Mother@!#%$!!, Woody Allen's pilot about an improv comedy groupand Martin Short's stint on SNL.

- A talent rep told us the truth about comedy and talent reps.

- We Follow Fridayed @CharStarlene.


And here are your Top Five Web Comedy Videos of the Week:

CollegeHumor – "Gandalf Street Magic"

Above Average Network – "Sugarboy"

Owen Weber – "The Charlie Brown School of Dance (Peanuts)"

Funny or Die – "Kids Songs with Cat Power"

Modern Comedian – "Joe DeRosa"