This Week in Comedy: IFC Made a Lot of Exciting Decisions
In case you missed it, here’s all the big comedy stuff that happened this week:
-IFC renewed The Birthday Boys and Comedy Bang! Bang! for another season each, with The Birthday Boys‘ new season consisting of 10 episodes and Comedy Bang! Bang!‘s consisting of a whopping 40.
-IFC also ordered two new shows, one starring Rob Huebel and another created by Seth Meyers, Bill Hader, and Fred Armisen that will feature Hader and Armisen in recurring roles.
-HBO premiered its newest comedy, Doll & Em, and we reviewed it.
-National Geographic is giving Rifftrax a three-episode show, and FX ordered its pilot The Comedians, starring Billy Crystal and Josh Gad, to series.
And here are your Top Five Web Videos of the Week:
Adult Swim – “Foreign Film: ‘An Buachaill Cé a Ith dá Athair'”
Dead Kevin – “Shirts and Skins”
Comedy Central – “Patton Oswalt Is a ‘True Detective'”
Nerdist – “Mark Wahlberg on Digging Holes”
The Onion – “Teens Migrating From Facebook To Comments Section Of Slow-Motion Deer Video”