"I’m a combination of Andy Richter and Paul Shaffer in a way," says the musician-comedian. read more
Dream sequences often play on the familiar, skewing mundane settings and gestures just enough to render them unfamiliar, creating uncanny distance from that blend of ordinary and outlandish. Maybe it was just a matter of time beforeShow More Summary
Comedy Bang! Bang! puts together an explosive collaboration.
Later this month, the comedian and LCD Soundsystem collaborator Reggie Watts will take over bandleader duties on new host James Corden’s version of The Late Late Show. For now, he’s still holding down bandleader duties on IFC’s Comedy Bang! Bang!. And in a new sketch he teams up with ’80s synthpop kings for “Bomb Song,” […]
Catch Dax Shepard on Comedy Bang! Bang! Friday 11p.
Comedy Bang! Bang! is unique in both its origin (the podcast that beget a network that beget a television show) and its execution. Aukerman and gang are just as happy with a roulette of random sketches as they are with a heavily-themed episode. Show More Summary
I’m not sure if you’ve heard, but it takes a lot to make a multi-camera family sitcom. It also takes a lot to make a “talk show slash sketch-comedy hybrid.” Now if you’re doing both of those at the same time, then that’s sure to lead to some wacky, hijinks-filled scenarios. Show More Summary
NBC's Parks and Recreation says goodbye tonight with a series finale that already would have been bittersweet to its cast, crew and viewers; made much more so with the death last week of one of its own, 30-year-old writer, co-executive producer and Pawnee Animal Control's "Harris," Harris Wittels. The show will go dark tonight with […]
And that's not all! Pee-Wee's Big Holiday, as it's been titled, will be produced by Judd Apatow, directed by Broad City's John Lee, written by Paul Reubens and Comedy Bang Bang's Paul Rust, and begin produced in just a few months. So not only is a new Pee-Wee movie finally happening, it's already on its way! Read more...
The "Comedy Bang Bang!" host hesitated before publishing this podcast featuring a late Harris Wittels
Whoa! With this week’s announcement that Kid Cudi will step into Reggie Watt’s spot mid-season, when Watts leaves to take over as The Late Late Show’s bandleader, the stakes for his first guest appearance on Comedy Bang! Bang! got higher. Show More Summary
With Reggie Watts headed for the bandleader chair on The Late Late Show with James Corden starting March 23,… Read More
The MC will replace Reggie Watts come this July.
With Reggie Watts soon to take over as bandleader for James Corden’s new Late Late Show, Comedy Bang! Bang! will now have to look to the sad duty of replacing him, lest the show leave Scott Aukerman lonely and adrift to have conversations with his talking furniture. Show More Summary
KiD CuDi will make an appearance on IFC’s Comedy Bang! Bang! tomorrow night, but as it turns out, he’ll be sticking around a bit longer than the typical celebrity guest. Entertainment Weekly reveals that CuDi will be replacing longtime co-host and DJ Reggie Watts come July. Reggie will be moving on to the Late Late […]
Kid Cudi (Man on the Moon III, Need for Speed,) has worked with the likes of Jay-Z, Kanye West and Mary J. Blige and he is gearing up for his biggest collaboration yet… with Scott Aukerman.
“All is fair in love and war,” someone famous said. Host Scott Ackerman and melodic sidekick Reggie Watts put that adage to the test in “Mark Duplass Wears A Striped Sweater And Jeans,” the Valentine’s-themed episode of Comedy Bang! Bang!. Show More Summary
Finally, Comedy Big Bang Theory meets The Big Bang Theory. As far as episodes of Comedy Bang! Bang! go, this one is certainly the most recent. “Simon Helberg Wears A Sky Blue Button Down And Jeans” is an episode of Comedy Bang! Bang! that really benefits from not just being an out-right parody of a movie and instead relying more on the humor within. Show More Summary
In “Schoolboy Q Wears A Patterned Bucket Hat And Glasses,” LaToya Ferguson ponders the qualities that help a guest match Comedy Bang! Bang!’s peculiar cadences, pointing out that it’s an uphill battle for a guest from outside the world of comedy. Show More Summary
Okay, this one will take a bit of explanation. First, as many listeners of the Comedy Bang! Bang! podcast know, Scott Aukerman loves him some good song riffing. Paul F. Tompkins, frequent guest on Comedy Bang! Bang!, is also a fan of riffing and warbling. Show More Summary