Why is “Weird Al” Yankovic creeping around the Comedy Bang! Bang! set with an airhorn? Because Nathan Fielder, known for the deadest of deadpans, is the first guest on “Nathan Fielder Wears A Blue And Grey Flannel And Jeans,” and Scott’s determined to get a rise out of him. Show More Summary
You know what’s lame? Selling out. You know what’s cool? The bohemian, starving artist lifestyle. Or at least the rose-colored glasses that come along after experiencing that type of thing. In fact, rose-colored glasses and nostalgia in general are pretty great. Show More Summary
"The sense of fun is something we try to communicate to the audience every single podcast and every single television episode," Aukerman says.
When a visit to the History Of Television exhibit has Scott Aukerman pining for a more prominent place in talk-show history, it’s just a matter of time (you get it) before something magical makes it so. And so it is! The museum guard (Fred Willard) who overhears him isn’t a guard at all. Show More Summary
Comedy Bang! Bang! and Orphan Black are obviously two shows that don’t have a lot in common—other than being Emmy eligible, that is—but the bridge between the two has ended up being shorter than one would assume. Orphan Black stars/Comedy...Show More Summary
Fans of Weird Al Yankovic are smelling nirvana: Not only is the parody-making cult favorite-turned chart-topping Comedy Bang Bang bandleader currently on a worldwide tour, but he also announced that he’s releasing a 15-album compilation, Squeeze Box, next year. The box set, designed to look like a replica of Yankovic’s ... More »
“Weird Al” Yankovic just started his new gig as bandleader of “Comedy Bang! Bang!” and is currently in the middle of a massive world tour. Next year, Al will release Squeeze Box. It's a box set featuring 15 of Yankovic's albums ranging from his 1983 self-titled debut to 2013's Mandatory Fun. The albums will be available on vinyl, CD, and digitally. Show More Summary
The cast and crew of Comedy Bang! Bang! go a little mad (we all go a little mad sometimes) creating “Tegan And Sara Wear Leather Jackets And Skinny Jeans,” and I love it to death. From performances and direction (by frequent Comedy Bang!...Show More Summary
While Comedy Bang! Bang! is able to be weird all within the confines of the talk show set, five seasons of the series have shown that the world in which it exists is endlessly fascinating. That’s not even keeping in mind the fact that...Show More Summary
Softie alert: “The Lonely Island Wear Dark Pants And Eyeglasses” might as well have been custom-engineered in a lab just for me. I love The Lonely Island. I love “Oh, Hello.” I love robot jokes. I love a good font joke almost as I love a dumb Annie Hall joke. Show More Summary
A new season of Comedy Bang! Bang! has arrived, and with it comes another new band leader. Farewell, Kid Cudi—it’s “Weird Al” Yankovic’s time to shine. That’s already two new things to check off the the Comedy Bang! Bang! checklist,Show More Summary
Friday, June 3, 2016 | Comedy Bang! Bang! returns to IFC.
Travelocity's Roaming Gnome has found a new locale to investigate. The travel site has partnered with IFC's Comedy Bang! Bang! to sponsor the fake talk show's upcoming Season 5, which will feature in-show integrations and a variety of...Show More Summary
In 100 Episodes, The A.V. Club examines the shows that made it to that number, considering both how they advanced and reflected the medium and what contributed to their popularity and/or longevity. In this edition: Comedy Bang! Bang! will air its 100th episode as part of its fifth season, which begins Friday, June 3 on IFC. Show More Summary
The stars of Comedy Bang! Bang! talk about the show's upcoming season.
Comedy Bang! Bang! fans worried that the show’s recent casting changes might have disrupted Scott Aukerman and company’s finely honed comedy rhythms can put their minds at ease. Despite the fact that “Weird” Al Yankovic is now the man...Show More Summary
Scott Aukerman was a little bleary eyed when he sat down to discuss the upcoming live tour of his Comedy Bang! Bang! podcast. We were in Los Feliz, on the set of Take My Wife, a forthcoming series for Seeso (NBCUniversal’s new streaming comedy service) starring stand-up comedian Cameron Esposito...
Comedy Bang! Bang! will return to IFC on June 3 for a fifth season of couch interviews and ensemble descriptions, when new bandleader “Weird Al” Yankovic will play host Scott Aukerman onto the set for the first time. But since that leaves...Show More Summary
Caitlin McGee and Eugene Cordero (Comedy Bang! Bang!) have booked series regular roles opposite Craig Ferguson and Andrea Anders in Crunch Time, NBC's hybrid game show/comedy pilot written by Betsy Thomas based on an original idea by veteran game show producer Phil Gurin (Weakest Link). Show More Summary
As one of the stars of HBO’s Silicon Valley, Thomas Middleditch has become synonymous with the bumbling Richard Hendricks, awkward king of the Pied Piper universe. But Middleditch is more than that. He’s also a talented improviser, frequent...Show More Summary