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Friday, November 8th, 2013

This Week in Comedy: A Movie from the 'Workaholics' Guys, and Damon Wayans Jr. Returns to 'New Girl'

-Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg are producing a movie that the guys from Workaholics will write and star in.

-Damon Wayans Jr. returned to New Girl for the first time since the pilot, and he'll be staying for the rest of season three.

-Here's a big old pile of quotes from Tina Fey.

-Adam Scott's latest Greatest Event in Television History special aired, taking on the Too Close for Comfort opening credits this time with help from Catherine O'Hara, Jon Hamm, Kathryn Hahn, and more.

-We looked at Go to Hell, Mike Piazza, the baseball movie from Ben Stiller and Mike Piazza that was never made.

-We interviewed Jason Mantzoukas about The LeagueRob Delaney about his new memoir, Loren Bouchard about Bob's Burgers, and Alex Richanbach about his film We Are Young.

-Stephen Colbert and his writers did an informative, funny panel, and we caught all the best stuff.

-An upcoming episode of How I Met Your Mother will be completely in rhyme.

-The Simpsons gave a special tribute to Marcia Wallace, voice of Mrs. Krabappel, who recently passed away.

-The White House is being forced to investigate a joke from Jimmy Kimmel Live.

-Molly Shannon will star in a Fox comedy created by Bruce McCulloch from Kids in the Hall.

-Kristen Schaal is starring in and co-writing (with her husband and ex-Daily Show writer Rich Blomquist) a comedy for Fox.

-We looked back at Norm Macdonald's time on Saturday Night LiveJay Leno's best appearances on Late Night with David Letterman, Elvira's failed network sitcom, and The John Larroquette Show, the series Mitch Hurwitz ran before Arrested Development.

-A.D. Miles will continue as Jimmy Fallon's head writer on The Tonight Show.

-We reviewed the latest episode of SNL, hosted by Kerry Washington.

-The Onion is ending its print publication.

-Ben Stiller guest stars on tonight's episode of IFC's The Birthday Boys, which is available to view early online.

-We recommended the week's best podcasts, the video "Exciting New Number System" from UCBNY's Sketch Cram, and the Twitter feed of @TheMikeLawrence.


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


WOMEN – "Hour-Long TV Drama"


Brent Weinbach – "Gangster Party Line"


Funny or Die – "Lady Time: 2 Dry 2 Furious"


Nick Thune (via JASH) – "Lighter Trick"


Tremendosaur – "Halloween Injury Lawyers"

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