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Friday, January 4th, 2013

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.

- We examined Albert Brooks's excellent series of '70s short films.

- Podcast juggernaut Earwolf is moving into TV.

- We recommended you follow Colbert Report writer @DanGuterman on Twitter.

- 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"