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- Andy Daly's new show Review premiered on Comedy Central. We reviewed the show and interviewed Daly about it.
- The Daily Show hired comedian Jordan Klepper as its first new correspondent in two years.
- FX renewed Archer for two more Seasons 6 and 7, and Comedy Central renewed Kroll Show for Season 3.
- Bob's Burgers is putting out a music album.
- We interviewed Cole Bolton about being The Onion's new editor and Joe Mande about his new standup mixtape, writing for Parks and Rec, and buying a million Twitter followers.
- We looked back at Chris Elliott's failed stab at a mainstream family sitcom and prolific SNL writer Jim Downey's short stint as a cast member on the show.
- TruTV ordered 10 episodes of a sketch show called Friends of the People, starring The Lucas Brothers, Kevin Barnett, Josh Rabinowitz, Jermaine Fowler, Jennifer Bartels, and Lil Rel Howery,
- We dissected Late Night with Seth Meyers's first week on the air.
- Conan O'Brien is hosting the 2014 MTV Movie Awards, and we made a videolist of his best non-late night hosting gigs from years past.
- We made a wishlist for How I Met Your Mother's final episodes.
- We gathered up a big fat pile of Bill Murray quotes in The Collected Wisdom of Bill Murray.
- Lena Dunham is writing a four-part Archie comics series.
- NBC is pressuring guests to only appear on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and not other talk shows.
- We recommended the week's best podcasts and the Twitter feed of comedy writer Frank Lesser.