This Week in Comedy Aug. 3-9:
As is typically the case, this time of the year sees a surge of news from the stand up comedy world due to the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal.
Plenty of new shows have been given the green light this week, including TBS's Tribeca, an unscripted half-hour of cop comedy created by Steve Carell and wife, Nancy.
Silver screens turn to gold this week as old comedy makes the movie headlines. Johnny Knoxville's Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa tanks Sandra Bullock's Gravity at the box office.
NBC quietly announces unexpected ‘hiatus’ for sitcom Parks & Recreation while simultaneously giving the green light to Community.
Comedy is drowned in controversy this week as Kenan Thompson explains he no longer plans to participate in sketches where featured as a black female icon.
This Week in Comedy highlights the hosts of late-night, Jimmy Kimmel and Johnny Carson. Plus, see which show got the ax this Fall TV season.
This week in comedy: Ellen and the Oscars, Community's new home, gingers and more.
This week in comedy comes with news about fanfiction based stand-up, an update on James Franco’s Comedy Central Roast, Woody Allen and Jim Gaffifgan’s pilot.
For fans of John Oliver, season four of his show, John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show, is returning to Comedy Central on Friday, July 26 at 11 p.m.

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