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[01/25/16 - 07:45 AM]
"Weird Al" Yankovic to Join "Comedy Bang! Bang!" as New Bandleader and Co-Host
Production starts today on the upcoming season with 20 half-hour episodes beginning this spring on IFC.

[05/05/15 - 09:06 AM]
Get Ready for More "Comedy Bang! Bang!"
The talk show will continue on IFC with a fresh batch of 20, half-hour episodes in 2016.

[02/19/15 - 07:06 AM]
"Comedy Bang! Bang!" Passes the Mic to Kid Cudi
Cudi will bring his unique beats and musical skills to the set of "Comedy Bang! Bang!" as Scott's new co-star starting Friday, July 10 at 11:00/10:00c.

[12/10/14 - 06:53 AM]
"Comedy Bang! Bang!" - IFC Unveils New Season's Couch Guests AND How They're Connected in Real Life - Premieres Friday, January 9 at 11PM ET/PT
Season four of the series premieres Friday, January 9 at 11:00/10:00c.

[09/30/14 - 07:38 AM]
IFC's "Comedy Bang! Bang!" Season 3 Returns Friday, October 17 at 11pm ET/PT - New Night & Time - New Guest Stars
Scott Aukerman and Reggie Watts return for the second half of season three of the unconventional scripted late night talk show.

[09/04/14 - 08:18 AM]
"The Birthday Boys" Are Back! Premieres Friday, October 17 at 11:30PM ET/PT on IFC
The new season will follow the return of "Comedy Bang! Bang!" that same night at 11:00/10:00c.

[04/17/14 - 10:30 AM]
Video: First Look Clips at New Seasons of "Maron" & "Comedy Bang! Bang!" - Premieres May 8 on IFC
Today IFC released first look clips from both show's premiere episodes.

[03/31/14 - 10:07 AM]
"Comedy Bang! Bang!" Returns with More Stars, More Spoofs & More Meaningless Banter - New Season Premieres on IFC Thursday, May 8 at 10:30pm ET
Guest stars this season include Fred Armisen, Zach Galifianakis, Josh Groban, Bob Odenkirk, Nick Offerman, Patton Oswalt and Craig Robinson.

[03/20/14 - 08:58 AM]
IFC Expands Comedy Slate with New Series from Fred Armisen, Bill Hader & Seth Meyers
Returning series include "Comedy Bang! Bang!" and "The Birthday Boys."

[10/14/13 - 06:52 AM]
IFC Renews "Comedy Bang! Bang!" for a Third Season
The fan favorite comedy series was renewed today for a third season with 20 half-hour episodes, scheduled to air in two ten episode installments, in 2014.

[10/07/13 - 07:36 AM]
Video: Aziz Ansari, Anna Kendrick, Rashida Jones & More Make the Set Shine On IFC's "Comedy Bang! Bang!"
The series returns with an all-new episode Friday, October 18 at 10:00/9:00c featuring guest star Rainn Wilson.

[08/05/13 - 06:55 AM]
Scott Aukerman & IFC Present "Comedy Bang! Bang! LIVE!" Tour - Featuring Paul F. Tompkins & The Birthday Boys
The tour kicks off on September 28 in Los Angeles and stops in 11 other major markets before ending in Washington D.C. on October 15.

[07/09/13 - 09:29 AM]
Video: New Star-Studded Trailer for 2nd Season of IFC's "Comedy Bang! Bang!" Premieres July 12 @ 10PM
Upcoming guests include David Cross, Rashida Jones, Anna Kendrick, Zoe Saldana, Adam Scott and Rainn Wilson.

[05/20/13 - 07:13 AM]
"Comedy Bang! Bang!" Returns July 12 with an Amazing Lineup of Guest Stars
Selma Blair, Will Forte, Chris Hardwick, Nick Kroll, Jack McBrayer, Christopher Meloni, Bobby Moynihan, Kristen Schaal and Adam Scott are among those set to appear.

[02/08/13 - 06:55 AM]
IFC Renews Scott Aukerman's "Comedy Bang! Bang!" for a Second Season
IFC has ordered 20 episodes, double the first season's order, to air in 10 episode arcs.

[11/14/12 - 07:46 AM]
IFC Presents the "2012 Comedy Bang! Bang! Nativity" Pageant on Dec 4 - Benefiting the LA Regional Food Bank
Tickets range from $45-$75 (all ticket sales go to charity) and include free cocktail reception.

[06/18/12 - 07:31 AM]
Scott Aukerman and IFC Present "Comedy Bang! Bang! Live!"
Stops include New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Boston, Minneapolis, Chicago, Seattle, Portland, San Diego and Vancouver.

[06/06/12 - 07:03 AM]
Video: Epic New "Comedy Bang! Bang!" Trailer - Series Premieres Friday, June 8
Upcoming guests on the IFC series include Jon Hamm, Zach Galifianakis, Michael Cera, David Cross, Ed Helms and Seth Rogen.

[05/22/12 - 08:00 AM]
IFC's New Comedies "Bunk" and "Comedy Bang! Bang!" - Special Online Sneak Peek
IFC.com, Hulu and iTunes will offer said previews beginning this Thursday in advance of their June 8 premieres.

[05/08/12 - 07:06 AM]
Video: Jon Hamm Riffs on Classic TV Series Theme Song with Reggie Watts
"Reggie Makes Music" is an online companion series to IFC's upcoming comedy series "Comedy Bang! Bang!"

[04/30/12 - 08:18 AM]
AMC Networks Names Jennifer Caserta President of IFC
She was previously executive vice president and general manager.

[03/20/12 - 03:35 PM]
"Comedy Bang! Bang!" Welcomes to the Couch Elizabeth Banks, Michael Cera, Zach Galifianakis, Jon Hamm, Ed Helms, Amy Poehler, Seth Rogen, Paul Rudd, Adam Scott & "Weird Al" Yankovic
The series, hosted by Scott Aukerman, launches Friday, June 8 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/20/12 - 03:34 PM]
IFC Unveils "Slightly Off" Originals for 2012/2013 Season
Highlights include new seasons of "Portlandia" and "Whisker Wars," plus new scripted entries "Out There" and "Maron."

[01/09/12 - 07:31 AM]
IFC Greenlights "Comedy Bang! Bang!" and "Bunk" for 2012 Original Programming Slate
The network has ordered 10, half-hour episodes of each series to premiere back-to-back in June as a one-hour original comedy block.

[03/22/11 - 12:22 PM]
IFC Announces 2011/2012 Original Programming Slate
Said lineup includes a 16-episode renewal of "Onion News Network."







COMEDY BANG! BANG! (IFC)
Returns in Spring 2016 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
3/9/12 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2016/2017 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
5 (20 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2015-16 season (the show's fifth of 20 episodes) on 5/5/15
DESCRIPTION:
(from IFC's press release, January 2016) IFC announced today that the iconic musical satirist "Weird Al" Yankovic will make his historic return to television as bandleader and co-host on Scott Aukerman's Comedy Bang! Bang! Taking the reins from Kid Cudi, Weird Al brings his twisted humor and famous hair to the set of the surreal IFC talker. A long time fan and recurring guest of the show, Weird Al will now join Scott center stage to banter with the weekly guests, create unforgettable music and lend his signature brand of comedy to the show's "weirdest" season yet. Production starts today on the upcoming season with 20 half-hour episodes beginning this Spring on IFC.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· "Weird Al" Yankovic as Co-Host
· Scott Aukerman as Host
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Kid Cudi as Co-Host
· Reggie Watts as Co-Host
CREW INFORMATION:
· Dave Kneebone as EP
· Neil Campbell as EP
· Scott Aukerman as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Abso Lutely Productions