This Week in Comedy: Harry Shearer May or May Not Be Leaving ‘The Simpsons’

harryshearerHarry Shearer announced that he is leaving The Simpsons after 26 seasons, but there’s still a chance he could sign on for another couple seasons.

-We went inside The Nightly Show with head writer Robin Thede.

Hulu ordered a 26-episode fourth season of The Mindy Project.

-We watched an early Late Show episode in which Letterman “took the show to Tokyo.”

-Marc Maron took us on set of his IFC show Maron.

We talked to writer Kay Cannon about Pitch Perfect 2.

-We took a look at the new Netflix series Grace and Frankie.

-We went back in time to remember the talent-stacked 90s sketch show The Edge.

-We broke down the best and worst of SNL with host Reese Witherspoon.

-Mindy Kaling’s second book Why Not Me? is out September 29th.

-We unlocked the Hitchcokian claustrophobia of Psychoville’s single-take bottle episode.

-This week in web videos we talked with Betsy Kenney and Dara Katz about their series Bounty Hunters.

-Judd Apatow, Amy Schumer, and more are hitting the road for a Trainwreck tour.

-This week in comedy podcasts, Andy Richter and Andy Daly were on Comedy Bang! Bang! and we reviewed more top podcasts.

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