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45 Comedy Things We're Looking Forward to in 2014

2014 is poised to be an especially exciting year in comedy with a whole shit-ton of high-profile movies, shows, standup specials, books, web series, and podcasts set to debut in the next twelve months. We rounded up all the most exciting comedy things that are coming your way in 2014 in this handy guide, from NBC's new Fallon/Meyers late night lineup to the long-awaited return of FX's Louie, from Tina Fey's post-30 Rock series to John Oliver finally getting his own Daily Show-esque show.

More Sources Say NBC Is Looking to Replace Leno with Fallon in 2014

Late last year, The NY Daily News reported that NBC was exploring the option of replacing Jay Leno with Jimmy Fallon as host of The Tonight Show as soon as 2014, and now, The Hollywood Reporter is citing more anonymous sources who say the same thing. "Two high-level industry sources" have told the entertainment publication that the network is looking to announce Jay Leno's retirement from The Tonight Show in May of this year, with his run expected to wrap up in May of 2014. According to the plan, Fallon would take over the 11:35 slot "with a soft launch during the summer of 2014 before [...]