One of the most exciting parts of today’s comedy boom is seeing comedians of different generations become friends and collaborators. And there is no better place to see that than Comedy Bang! Bang!, the popular podcast hosted by Scott Aukerman, which often features a very established comedian interacting with more... More »
Photo via "Comedy Bang! Bang!"'s Twitter "Weird Al" Yankovic has been named the new bandleader and co-host of IFC's TV series "Comedy Bang! Bang!" He will replace Kid Cudi, who served in the roles for the show's fourth season. PriorShow More Summary
What's so good? Words by Dalton Hughes Your funniest middle school jams are coming to a TV near you. Beloved musical parody artist "Weird Al" Yankovic has just been announced as the newest cohost and bandleader for the hit IFC show,Show More Summary
IFC's Comedy Bang Bang! has announced that Wierd Al Yankovic will be taking over for Kid Cudi as the bandleader/sidekick to host Scott Aukerman. Weird Al is no stranger to the show, having appeared on the show a few...
The childhood dream Scott Aukerman never knew he had is coming true.
Weird Al Yankovic will join the cast of IFC’s Comedy Bang! Bang! as the show’s new co-host and bandleader, the network announced Monday. …Read More
"Weird Al" Yankovic has signed on as the new bandleader/co-host of Comedy Bang! Bang!, Scott Aukerman's absurdist IFC talk show. The parody master will follow rapper Kid Cudi, who held the position for 20 episodes, and musical improv-comic Reggie Watts (now James Corden's side-kick at The Late Late Show), who appeared in...
First a Grammy Award, now this? Comedy Bang! Bang! indeed! IFC announced today that "Weird Al" Yankovic, the king of all musical satire and parody, reigning to this day as current holder of the Grammy Award of Comedy Album of the Year, has joined Scott Aukerman as the bandleader and co-host for Comedy Bang! Bang! […]
Weird Al Yankovic is heading to IFC as the new bandleader and co-host of Scott Aukerman’s Comedy Bang! Bang! He’ll be taking the reins from Kid Cudi, who appeared in his final Comedy Bang! Bang! episode as bandleader in December. OnShow More Summary
“Weird Al” Yankovic will be the new bandleader on Scott Aukerman’s IFC show Comedy Bang! Bang!, taking over for Kid Cudi, who took over for Reggie Watts last year when he left to become the bandleader for The Late Late Show with James Corden. Yankovic has been a guest on the show and podcast a […]
From childhood, when you embarrassed yourself in front of your first-grade class by insisting the song was called "Eat It" because you had never heard the original, to adulthood, when you purposely taught your kids "Eat It" first and then giggled behind their backs, there has been one constant in... More »
Bringing the world one step closer to making UHF’s Channel 62 a reality, IFC has announced that “Weird Al” Yankovic has joined Comedy Bang! Bang! as bandleader and co-host of the show. Yankovic takes over for Kid Cudi, who took overShow More Summary
He replaced Kid Cudi, and will appear opposite Scott Aukerman. read more
Right up front: Ben Schwartz technically didn't voice BB-8. When he appeared on Comedy Bang Bang and talked about his contributions to The Force Awakens, he mentioned that while J.J. Abrams had him (and Bill Hader) record lines to be chopped up and digitized, his reading still sounded way too human.
This month Vulture will be publishing our critics’ year-end lists. Last week's lists included movies, albums, art, and video games. Today's all about comedy: the best sketches, specials, and podcasts.1. “Comedy Bang! Bang!”“Comedy Bang! Bang!” has come a long way in the six years since it started on internet radio as a spinoff of a weekly live... More »
Comedy Bang! Bang! didn’t use up the whole green-screen budget last week after all, and they didn’t use up all their early-’60s references in Josh Groban’s previous appearance. In the season finale, “Josh Groban Wears A Blue Blazer And...Show More Summary
Comedy Bang! Bang! is the definition of a show where the synopsis barely scratches the surface of what an episode is actualy going to be like. Take, for example, this week’s episode synopsis: “Kathryn Hahn stops by and swears like a sailor. Show More Summary
In last week’s “Jake Johnson Wears A Light Blue Button-up Shirt And Brown Shoes,” Comedy Bang! Bang! upends itself, turning the whole world topsy-turvy. “Adam Pally Wears A Navy Blazer And Bright Blue Shoes” brings the show back down to earth without missing a beat, and—like the unflappable Adam Pally—I can’t say I’m surprised. Show More Summary
Chances are something that made you laugh in the past year was probably written by Scott Auckerman. From The Emmys to COMEDY BANG BANG and BETWEEN TWO FERNS, Scott is on the edge of creating comedy that generates buzz. We talk about how he got started, what The Emmys were really like and how it […]
“The film is certainly impressive, but ‘impressive’ and ‘great’ (or even ‘good’) aren’t remotely the same thing.” In an instance of A.V. Club synergy, my initial viewing of this week’s Comedy Bang! Bang!, “Jake Johnson Wears A Light Blue Button-Up Shirt And Brown Shoes,” reminded me of this quote from Mike D’Angelo’s review of the movie Victoria. Show More Summary