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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.

Dave Hill Reflects on Life, Death, and Funeral Parties

IFC's Comedy Crib released the first installment of a new web series today called Funny People Reading Books featuring Dave Hill reading an excerpt from his 2012 book Tasteful Nudes. In the clip, Hill looks back on his understanding and acceptance of death as a child, which included much more enthusiasm than most kids his age.

Sing Along to Classic Thanksgiving Carols with Scott Aukerman, Reggie Watts, and Amber Tamblyn

When it comes to Thanksgiving, the only thing more cherished than turkey are all those classic Thanksgiving carols, and now you can listen to them all on Comedy Bang! Bang!'s latest compilation album. We're talking timeless Thanksgiving tunes like "Football Dads," "Dark Meat," "Let's Hang the Christmas Lights Early," and of course the food-related smash hit "Stuffing (It's Just Bread)."

'Portlandia's Season 5 Trailer Features Paul Reubens, Jeff Goldblum, Olivia Wilde, and More

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brightcove.createExperiences();Portlandia returns for a fifth season on IFC January 8th at 10:00pm, and the network released the first (and super epic) season trailer today. A ton of guests are slated to show up throughout the season, including a bunch of returning stars (Vanessa Bayer, Jeff Goldblum, Kumail Nanjiani, Steve Buscemi, Olivia Wilde, Kyle MacLachlan, Ed Begley Jr.) and some newcomers too (Seth Meyers, Matt Groening, Shepard Fairey, Greta Gerwig, Peter Giles, Paul Reubens, Parker Posey, Paul Simon, Brigitte Nielsen, Natasha Lyonne, Anna Gunn, Justin Long, and even Oscar the Grouch).

IFC Teams Up with UCB and Above Average for New Online Comedy Hub

IFC is getting into the online comedy game. The network announced today that they've launched the IFC Comedy Crib, an online hub for short-form comedy that will feature content from online comedy powerhouses UCB Comedy and Above Average, with four brand new web series premiering today and much more to come. Current web series include UCB's ClickBait Overload and Laurie starring Natasha Vaynblat, John Murray and Geoff Garlock's John and Geoff are Married, and IFC's own impromptu standup-themed web series Comedy Drop. Click through for the full description of IFC Comedy Crib's current lineup, then head over to the site to check them out.

Tony Hale Plays a '70s News Anchor Held at Gunpoint on 'The Birthday Boys'

Here's a sneak peek of tomorrow's episode of The Birthday Boys featuring special guest Tony Hale, who plays a '70s news anchor held at gunpoint by a man who wouldn't seem so insane if social media existed back then. Catch the rest of the episode on IFC tomorrow night at 11:30pm.

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 and Reggie Consult with Comic Book Expert Kevin Smith on 'Comedy Bang! Bang!'

Ahead of this Friday's new episode of Comedy Bang! Bang!, IFC released the above sneak peek featuring Scott Aukerman and Reggie Watts showing guest Kevin Smith the most priceless comic books they own. Who would've thought that a first edition copy of The Adventures of Scotty Man would have a monetary value under $0?

IFC Is Developing a Show Starring David Krumholtz as a Jewish Grandmother

IFC just announced they're developing a new show, and it sounds pretty strange. In a press release today, the network revealed that they've ordered a presentation for a new comedy series called Gigi's Bucket List, which stars David Krumholtz as "72-year-old Jewish grandmother 'Gigi' from Boca Raton, FL pursuing everything she deprived herself of throughout her life after discovering millions in her dead husband’s bank account." No more details on the project have been released yet, but Krumholtz has played Gigi before for the web site Weather From and based the character on his own grandmother. In the meantime Krumholtz has several upcoming projects in the works including a voice [...]

'The Birthday Boys' Explores the Sad World of Classic Movie Reboots

Here's a sneak peek at this Friday's episode of IFC's The Birthday Boys featuring guest star Jack Black as a jaded actor starring in a reboot of a classic animated film he's never even seen. It's the perfect sketch at a time where reboots, remakes, sequels, and film-to-TV adaptations have gone into development overdrive — but don't expect to feel any better about reboots after watching it.

Simon Rich Reads Some Math Problems from His Book 'Ant Farm'

Here's the second installment of IFC's web series Funny People Reading Books, this time featuring former SNL writer and creator of the upcoming FXX series Man Seeking Woman Simon Rich, who reads an excerpt from his 2007 book Ant Farm: And Other Desperate Situations. If you enjoy solving math problems, these ones might be a little too depressing for you to figure out.

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.

Here's a Sneak Peek of Friday's 'The Birthday Boys' Featuring Tim and Eric

The Birthday Boys is back with a brand new episode this Friday at 11:30pm, and IFC just released a sneak peek from the episode starring Mike Hanford as a man who discovers he's really good at playing piano with some jazzy saxophone backup from equally lucky talents Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim.

Chris Hardwick Interviews Celebrated Dumb Person Scott Aukerman

Here's a sneak peek at this Friday's episode of Comedy Bang! Bang! featuring guest Chris Hardwick, who turns the tables on Scott Aukerman by revealing that it's not actually an episode of Comedy Bang! Bang! but a new installment of Hardwick's own series America's Dumbest Talk Show Hosts.