This Week in Comedy: ‘Arrested Development’ Episode Titles, Paul F. Tompkins Sings, and More
– A Fox press site accidentally posted all the episode titles for the new season of Arrested Development.
– Paul F. Tompkins released a video of himself performing one hell of a cover of Adele’s “Skyfall.”
– We talked to Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein about the new season of Portlandia.
– We crunched the numbers on SNL ‘s current season since we’re now midway through.
– Wes Anderson announced the full cast for his next movie The Grand Budapest Hotel: Ralph Fiennes, Tilda Swinton, Jeff Goldblum, Willem Dafoe, Jude Law, Adrien Brody, Edward Norton, Harvey Keitel, Jason Schwartzman, and of course, Bill Murray and Owen Wilson.
– We previewed the upcoming batch of winter comedy movies. Some of them look good!
– Beloved Community writer Megan Ganz left the show for Modern Family.
– Podcast juggernaut Earwolf is moving into TV.
– There’s going to be a documentary about Dan Harmon’s tour of his live show Harmontown.
– We recommended the week’s best podcasts.
– A Martin Lawrence/Kelsey Grammer buddy sitcom might become a thing.
– Jordan Jesse Go‘s Jordan Morris posted video of a live staged reading of his sitcom pilot Freelance Beatdown.
And here are your Top Five Web Comedy Videos of the Week:
Dead Kevin – “New Years Eve”
5 Second Films – “Sex Toy”
Puddin’ – “Bubbly”
Levinson Brothers – “Girl Meets Boy/Droid”
The Onion – “Onion Talks – Your Brain-Gun: Turn The Safety Off”