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”

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