This Week in Comedy: ‘Jeselnik Offensive’ and ‘Totally Biased’ Got the Axe, and Judd Apatow is Making a Movie with Key & Peele
–The Jeselnik Offensive and Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell were both canceled this week following low ratings.
-NBC has ordered a pilot for a new variety show starring Maya Rudolph, and they’re airing it as a primetime special in February after the Winter Olympics.
-There was another “Andy Kaufman is alive” hoax, apparently organized by his brother, Michael Kaufman.
–Comedy Central renewed @midnight for 40 more weeks.
–FXX bought the rights to rerun The Simpsons in the most expensive syndication deal ever.
-David Cross is guest starring in Community‘s second Dungeons & Dragons episode.
And here are your Top Five Web Comedy Videos of the Week:
Small Men – “Security Questions” (UCB Comedy)
Brent Weinbach and Josh Fadem – “Soft Pianist” (JASH)
Alex J. Mann – “Dope Headphones”
Lady Time – “Pyramid Pyramid Scheme” (Funny or Die)
Commentary On – “Running Into an Ex” (Above Average Network)