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Amy Schumer Plays a Hipster Drug Ring Leader in Colin Quinn's 'Cop Show'

Colin Quinn's fantastic new web series Cop Show premiered last week, and the second episode featuring special guest Amy Schumer was released this afternoon. Schumer plays herself, who is in turn playing the leader of a "female hipster drug gang," albeit a little reluctantly. Hopefully Quinn appreciates the favor.

Watch Rainn Wilson and Paul F. Tompkins Have a Chat on 'Speakeasy'

Here's the newest episode of Speakeasy with Paul F. Tompkins and special guest Rainn Wilson, who looks back on how he got his start in acting, landing his Six Feet Under role, and of course his over 200 episodes playing Scranton's favorite beet farmer Dwight Schrute on The Office from 2005-2013. Wilson also shares what he learned after directing his first Office episode ("I was not very…how do I put this…nice?"), his thoughts on fear versus control, and his new TV role on Fox's Backstrom.

Colin Quinn's New Web Series 'Cop Show' Premieres on February 18th

Colin Quinn has a new web series premiering later this month. According to The New York Times, Quinn will star in an eight-episode series called Cop Show, a satire following the production of crime drama shows in New York City. The weekly series will be available starting February 18th on LStudio.com and includes appearances from Jerry Seinfeld, Jim Gaffigan, Michael Che, and Amy Schumer. Longtime Chris Gethard Show writer/director J.D. Amato directed all eight episodes.

'High Maintenance's Next Three Episodes Premiere on Vimeo February 5th

The second half of High Maintenance's second season is coming to Vimeo next month. EW reports that the next round of three episodes will debut on Vimeo On Demand Thursday, February 5th. "In this new batch of episodes, 'The Guy' is poised to deliver to a new set of clients, all who have vastly different motivations — or lack there of — for smoking weed," a Vimeo rep said on the news, which sounds like we can expect business as usual from Brooklyn's favorite weed dealer. The episodes will be available for $1.99 rentals or bundled into a $7.99 purchase on High Maintenance's Vimeo page. For more on [...]

Paul F. Tompkins and Marc Evan Jackson Talk Future Tripping, Improv, and More on 'Speakeasy'

Here's the latest episode of Paul F. Tompkins's web series Speakeasy with Thrilling Adventure Hour, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and Parks and Recreation's Marc Evan Jackson, who chats with Tompkins at length about how he got his start in improv, how he approaches auditions, and how he learned to "lose the embarrassment of failure." It's a great episode full of solid advice for aspiring improvisers and actors alike, especially coming from a guy who grew up with no aspirations to be a TV star.

'Sound Advice' Is Back with Vanessa Bayer and Weird Al Yankovic

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// Above Average's web series Sound Advice now has a new home on IFC's Comedy Crib, and its latest season premiered today with Janessa Slater (Vanessa Bayer) offering some expert music tips to Weird Al Yankovic. More stars set to meet up with Janessa this season include Chromeo, HAIM, Nick Jonas, Jenny Lewis, Leighton Meester, Sleater-Kinney, The Vamps and more.

'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee': The Web Series I Want to Hate but Can't

“This is a slinky, sexy 1969 Jaguar XKE Series 2 E-Type convertible in opalescent blue,” Jerry Seinfeld says. He’s on his way to pick up Sarah Silverman in Los Angeles, for a season two episode of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. “Enzo Ferrari once described this as, ‘The most beautiful car ever designed,’” he continues.

Moments later, Seinfeld pulls up to greet Silverman. “This is the car I picked,” he says, standing proudly next to the shiny antique machinery he’s acquired for the day. He’s wearing a blazer, blue jeans, and sneakers — iconic comedian attire — and he almost appears anxious as he waits for Silverman’s approval. As Silverman [...]

CC:Studios Adds Five New Series from Matt Braunger, Rich Fulcher, and More

Comedy Central's digital production wing CC:Studios just announced five new projects. According to THR, the network has added series from Rich Fulcher, Matt Braunger, David Angelo, Sean O'Connor, Taylor Orci, and Jared Nigro to debut in the near future. "I am sincerely proud of how our team has established CC Studios as an appealing destination for established and emerging comedy content creators,” said Comedy Central president Kent Alterman on the news.

Here's a look at the projects set to debut on CC:Studios:

Paul F. Tompkins and Clark Duke Talk Robin Williams, Directing, and Croissants

A new episode of Paul F. Tompkins's web series Speakeasy arrived today, this time with special guest and current Two and a Half Men regular Clark Duke. Tompkins chats with Duke all about his web series Clark and Michael, his hopes to be a director, working with Robin Williams on A Merry Friggin' Christmas, his love for croissants, and the upcoming sequel to Hot Tub Time Machine.

Sarah Silverman Teaches Kids Some Comedy Basics

Sarah Silverman was recently a guest on the Kevin Nealon-hosted web series Laugh Lessons, where she sits down with impressionable children to answer some of comedy's most important questions: How should a comedian shake hands with people? Is poop or pee funnier? What are some solid comedian names? What is courtesy laughter? Thanks to her years of experience, Silverman leaves no question unanswered. (via The Huffington Post)

Here's the First Episode of Colin Quinn's New Web Series 'Cop Show'

Colin Quinn's new web series Cop Show just premiered its first episode. Directed by The Chris Gethard Show's J.D. Amato and costarring Keith Robinson, Sue Jean Kim, Peter Grosz, and Griffin Newman, Cop Show follows Quinn as he stars in a cheesy Law & Order ripoff that, according to the debut episode, has the reluctant backing of Jerry Seinfeld: "It's not comedy," Quinn reminds him. "This is humor." Jim Gaffigan, Michael Che, and Amy Schumer are all set to show up in future episodes.

Three New Episodes of 'High Maintenance' Premiere on Vimeo Today

Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair's hit web series High Maintenance premiered three brand new episodes on Vimeo today. Titled "Sufjan," "Esme," and "Sabrina," the episodes are currently available on Vimeo On Demand for $1.99 each or $7.99 for all the episodes in the new season. Check out our review of the High Maintenance's last three episodes here.

The Final Eight Episodes of 'Jake and Amir' Debut Next Month

Jake Hurwitz and Amir Blumenfeld's hit CollegeHumor web series Jake and Amir is ending next month. Hurwitz and Blumenfeld revealed the news in a new video posted yesterday, in which they announce that the final eight episodes of Jake and Amir are set to debut on Tuesday, February 17th. Jake and Amir is one of CollegeHumor's longest-running series since it premiered in 2007, and in 2013 it was developed as a potential TBS series with executive producer Ed Helms.

Dave Hill Reflects on Life, Death, and Funeral Parties

IFC's Comedy Crib released the first installment of a new web series today called Funny People Reading Books featuring Dave Hill reading an excerpt from his 2012 book Tasteful Nudes. In the clip, Hill looks back on his understanding and acceptance of death as a child, which included much more enthusiasm than most kids his age.