This Week in Comedy: Colin Jost Joins ‘Weekend Update’ and ‘Broad City’ Premieres
– It was announced this week that SNL head writer Colin Jost will be replacing Seth Meyers as Weekend Update co-anchor on March 1st. Meyers’s last SNL will be February 1st. To familiarize yourself with Jost’s work, here’s a videolist we made.
– The Greatest Event in Television History aired its last installment, with Adam Scott and Paul Rudd starring in a remake of the opening credits of Bosom Buddies.
– Bill Murray did a Reddit AMA, and it was amazing.
– Bill Cosby is returning to NBC to star in a family sitcom.
– An Ice-T impersonator prank-called Ice-T impressionist Paul F. Tompkins.
– Chris Gethard is releasing a standup album.
-Fred Armisen is releasing 7″ singles from all his fake SNL bands.
And here are your Top Five Web Comedy Videos of the Week:
WOMEN – “Edited”
Sneak Thief (UCB Comedy) – “The Godfather: A Look Back”
Funny Or Die – “Boy Search – Chapter 1 – The Auditions”
Dead Kevin – “Credit or Debit”
The Onion – “Laid-Off Man Finally Achieves Perfect Work-Life Balance”