-Comedy Bang Bang returns for Season 2 on IFC tonight. In honor of this, we interviewed Scott Aukerman and Reggie Watts and ranked the 11 best characters and impersonations from the podcast that inspired the show.
-Speaking of Scott Aukerman, he made a solid Fox News debut.
-Arrested Development producer Brian Grazer says they're having conversations about a fifth season with Netflix.
-The first season of Comedy Central's Drunk History premiered, as did the second season of The [...]
One of the funniest new TV shows of last year, Comedy Bang Bang is returning for a second season this Friday on IFC. Even better, it's a super-sized 20-episode season that looks pretty action-packed based on the trailer (embedded below) and the couple of episodes I've gotten to see ahead of time. I had the chance to visit the Comedy Bang Bang set a few months ago while the gang was filming the opening scene of the new season, and I got to sit down with host Scott Aukerman and his faithful bandleader Reggie Watts during a lunch break to talk about what we can expect from Comedy Bang [...]
Here's the first episode of the new season of Reggie Makes Music, Reggie Watts's web series that's a tie-in with IFC's Comedy Bang Bang. Last season, we saw Watts collaborating with Jon Hamm, Michael Cera, and Amy Poehler, and here he is doing a duet about dating and veganism with Parks and Recreation's Aziz Ansari. (via Vulture)
Scott Aukerman's IFC show Comedy Bang Bang is set to return for it's second season in July, and it looks like Season 2 will have even more guest stars than Season 1. If there is a "Most Guest Stars in a TV Show Season" world record, Scott Aukerman is gunning for it. Here's a list of everyone IFC announced will be on the show this morning:
Jessica Alba, Aziz Ansari, David Cross, Jim Gaffigan, Zach Galifianakis, Bill Hader, Pee-wee Herman, Gillian Jacobs, Rashida Jones, Anna Kendrick, Andy Richter, Zoe Saldana, Andy Samberg, Jason Schwartzman, Sarah Silverman, Cobie Smulders, and Casey Wilson. Additional guests include James Adomian, Matt Besser, Michael [...]
The AV Club kicked off a great new feature today, called SketcHistory, and it involves them talking to the people who made a classic comedy sketch to share the story behind it. For the first installment, they tackled Mr. Show's "Dalai Lama" and "Monk Academy" with David Cross, the sketch's directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris (Little Miss Sunshine, Ruby Sparks), and writer Scott Aukerman all reminiscing about the sketch. If you've ever wondered why Flavor Flav never did an episode of Mr. Show, this piece gets to the bottom of it.