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Reggie Watts and Tears for Fears Team Up for a Song Against Bombs

Here's a new clip from Comedy Bang! Bang! featuring Reggie Watts and Tears for Fears, who team up for a beautiful music video for their new song "Bomb Song." Watch the full episode on IFC this Friday at 11:00pm.

Kid Cudi Will Replace Reggie Watts on 'Comedy Bang! Bang!' This Summer

IFC has revealed who will take over for Reggie Watts after leaves his post at Comedy Bang! Bang! for The Late Late Show next month. In a press release today, the network announced that Grammy-winning recording artist and actor Kid Cudi will become the next Comedy Bang! Bang! musical co-star: "I can't wait to start this new chapter of Comedy Bang! Bang! with Kid Cudi," Scott Aukerman said on the news. "When he was on the couch, I knew he had charisma and star quality, but I thought he should move slightly camera right. Plus, my wife and I have been trying to have a kid for several [...]

Scott Aukerman on 'Comedy Bang! Bang!' Season 4 and Saying Goodbye to Reggie

The one thing we do know about Reggie Watts’ replacement on IFC’s Comedy Bang! Bang! is the new sidekick will be a human being.

That is all the offbeat talk show’s host and creator Scott Aukerman is willing to divulge in the wake of news that Watts, Comedy Bang! Bang!’s bandleader for the past three seasons, is leaving in March to become bandleader of the new Late Late Show with James Corden on CBS.

We’ll still have plenty of Watts and Aukerman’s hilariously awkward banter to enjoy in the first half of Comedy Bang! Bang! season 4, which premiered last week. And Aukerman promises a remarkable mid-season sendoff.

After that, [...]

Check Out the Star-Studded Season 4 'Comedy Bang! Bang!' Trailer

Comedy Bang! Bang! returns to IFC this Friday at 11:00pm, and the network just released a season trailer packed with tons of guest stars including Nick Kroll, Jack McBrayer, Maria Bamford, Creed Bratton, Noël Wells, Oscar Nunez, Matt Besser, Jessica St. Clair, Chris Parnell, Horatio Sanz, Henry Winkler, Maya Rudolph, Todd Barry, and tons more.

Rob Corddry Has Some Strong Words for 'Childrens Hospital' Critics

Here's a sneak peek of tonight's Comedy Bang! Bang! featuring guest Rob Corddry, who finally gets the opportunity to address all the haters of his Adult Swim show Childrens Hospital who have long criticized its unrealistic depiction of both children's hospitals and medical practices. He's still working out his full response, but so far so good.

'Scott Through the Heart' Is Scott Aukerman's Brand New Family Sitcom

Here's a sneak peek of tonight's Comedy Bang! Bang!, where we are treated to a special look at a brand new multi-cam family sitcom starring Scott Aukerman and "Cheryl DuPont" (Beth Dover) as television's next smash hit parents. Looks like Scott Through the Heart is gonna be one wild ride full of fun, family, and humor! Catch the rest on IFC tonight at 11:00pm.

The Wompler Files: A Guide to the Expanding Universe of Marissa Wompler and Friends

Many a character has been born and honed in the hallowed halls of Scott Aukerman’s Comedy Bang! Bang! podcast. Among the best are Don DiMello, Mike the Janitor, Cuban crooner Victor Diamond and his manager, Tiny. And of course who can forget the incest-prone music moguls knows as the Bachelor Brothers?

Hell, it’s quite clear that one of the most appealing aspects of the podcast, and to a larger degree, Scott Aukerman’s career, is his ability to nurture the inclinations of his comedian friends. Zach Galifianakis was quoted in The New York Times as saying Scott has been “kind of a den mother to comics for years.” But chief among [...]

Scott Aukerman "Interbrews" Twin Shadow on 'Comedy Bang! Bang!'

Here's a sneak peek at Friday's episode of Comedy Bang! Bang! featuring special guest Twin Shadow, who Aukerman interviews in a new segment called "Interbrews." It's just buds, brews, informative voiceovers, chicken skewers, a tired server (played perfectly by Cameron Esposito), and loads of rock star coolness — so much rock star coolness that even Twin Shadow can't handle it.

The Lonely Island Takes Turns on the Mic with Reggie Watts

Here's the latest installment of Comedy Bang! Bang!'s web series Reggie Makes Music featuring Friday's guests The Lonely Island, who all seem a little reluctant to take their turn on the mic but make the best of their very awkward situation. Bonus points to Reggie Watts for wearing the most adorable Christmas sweater of all time.

Chris Hardwick and Reggie Watts Sing a Song About a Lonely Pony

IFC just released the latest installment of Reggie Watts's web series Reggie Makes Music featuring guest Chris Hardwick, who embarks on a two-minute jam with Watts about the one thing in the world that makes everyone happy — ponies. It's clear from watching Hardwick pour out these soulful lyrics that ponies hold a very special place in his heart.

Listen to the Final 'Comedy Bang! Bang!' with Harris Wittels

Scott Aukerman originally hadn't planned to release the latest episode of Comedy Bang! Bang! featuring Adam Scott, Chelsea Peretti, and Harris Wittels, but with the encouragement of his friends and those who knew Wittels before his tragic death last week, Aukerman ultimately decided to share the final Wittels CBB today. Aukerman's intro to the episode is an especially tough listen; here's an excerpt from it:

So a few days ago I didn't know if I wanted to even put out a show this week or put out a show next week, or, you know, even why continue? Why keep doing this stupid show? But in the conversation [...]

Noël Wells and Reggie Watts Sing an Inspirational Song About Princesses

Here's a particularly adorable installment of Reggie Makes Music featuring SNL alum Noël Wells disguised as a six-year old boy who joins Watts on the Comedy Bang! Bang! stage to sing a beautiful song about princesses stuck in castles. Wells is absolutely right — all princesses should know their limits.

Nick Kroll and Reggie Watts Freestyle About Beats, Ambien, and Elmo

Here's the latest installment of Reggie Makes Music with special guest Nick Kroll disguised as his craft services character Fabrice Fabrice. It turns out that Kroll has some Amy Poehler-level freestyle skills, and he covers everything from putting beats to sleep (metaphorically) to killing Elmo (literally). Watch a preview from Kroll's appearance on tomorrow night's Comedy Bang! Bang! below:

The Lonely Island Sings About Hustlin' on 'Comedy Bang! Bang!'

The third season finale of IFC's Comedy Bang! Bang! airs this Friday at 11:00pm, and Scott and Reggie close out 2014 with the above very special performance by The Lonely Island singing about life as a hustler. Thankfully we won't have to wait very long after the season finale — Comedy Bang! Bang! season 4 is just around the corner on Friday, January 9th at 11:00pm.