Rust Cohle from True Detective is a font of bleak, perplexing wisdom. Just listen to him explain time and dimensions. But man, he looks a little... different here, doesn't he?
For the rest of the week's top comedy videos, head on over to Splitsider. Here's all the big comedy stuff you may have missed 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.
- Phil Lord and Chris Miller (21 Jump Street, The Lego Movie) are in talks to direct Ghostbusters III after Ivan Reitman stepped down.
- HBO premiered its newest comedy, Doll & Em, and we reviewed it.
- Netflix ordered a new series starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin and another created by and starring Rhys Darby, who played Murray on Flight of the Conchords.
- We talked with Brooklyn Nine-Nine co-creator Dan Goor and standup Todd Barry.
- We took a look at the rise of local satire, Andy Samberg's time at SNL, Fuzzies, South Park co-creator Trey Parker's lost screenplay.
- We gave you a guide to the Twitters of late night and sketch show writers.
- National Geographic is giving Rifftrax a three-episode show, and FX ordered its pilot The Comedians, starring Billy Crystal and Josh Gad, to series.
- We recommended the Twitter feed of Karl Hess, the web series 101 Ways to Get Rejected, and the week's best podcasts.