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.

– Comedy Central’s new show, Broad City, premiered. We interviewed its stars/creators Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson and reviewed the show.

– We also interviewed the Workaholics guys, and Spoils of Babylon co-creator Matt Piedmont.

– 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.

– NBC renewed Parks and Recreation for a seventh season and signed a three-year development deal with Amy Poehler.

– Chris Gethard is releasing a standup album.

– We looked back at John Belushi’s lost screenplay Noble Rot, the evolution of SNL‘s short films, and Tom Lennon and Ben Garant’s screenwriting tips.

-HBO canceled Stephen Merchant’s Hello Ladies and Christopher Guest’s Family Tree.

-Fred Armisen is releasing 7″ singles from all his fake SNL bands.

– We recommended the week’s best podcasts, Tristram Baumber’s web series The Cleanists, and the Twitter feed of Andrew Law.

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”

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