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Watch the Comedy Bang Bang trailer with Amy Poehler, Zach Galifianakis, Andy Samberg and more

Watch the Comedy Bang Bang trailer with Amy Poehler, Zach Galifianakis, Andy Samberg and more

By | May 21, 2012 at 1:42 pm | No comments

Since 2009, Scott Aukerman (Mr. Show, Between Two Ferns) has hosted the Comedy Bang! Bang! (originally Comedy Death-Ray) podcast. The show features Scott and his comedy friends (guests range from lower-profile comedy nerd favorites such as Andy Daly and Harris Wittels to the...

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IFC picks up comedy flick with Alison Brie, Lizzy Caplan and Martin Starr

IFC picks up comedy flick with Alison Brie, Lizzy Caplan and Martin Starr

By | May 15, 2012 at 12:53 pm | No comments

The first we heard about indie flick Save the Date, it was way back in early June of last year. Casting was done and pre-production had begun. But it was in its early stages, so the chance of it even seeing the light, was slim. But, now it's officially a go. Months after its...

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IFC confirms Portlandia’s third season and promises two specials

IFC confirms Portlandia’s third season and promises two specials

By | March 20, 2012 at 10:46 pm | No comments

We kind of already knew Portlandia was coming back to IFC for a third season, since Carrie Brownstein let it slip during an interview on an Australian radio station last week. But tonight, it became official in New York, as the network confirmed the news at their upfront...

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IFC greenlights Marc Maron show straight to series (Exclusive)

IFC greenlights Marc Maron show straight to series (Exclusive)

By | March 17, 2012 at 10:39 am | 18 comments

UPDATE: March 20, 8:30 pm EST: IFC confirms at the network's up-front presentation in New York that Marc Maron's show -- tentatively titled Maron -- has been picked up as a full series. IFC's description of the show is below: Marc Maron has been a comedian for 25 years. He’s...

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Carrie Brownstein confirms Portlandia will be back for season 3

Carrie Brownstein confirms Portlandia will be back for season 3

By | March 13, 2012 at 4:29 pm | 2 comments

In an interview today with Australian radio show The Doctor hosted by Lindsay McDougall on the Triple J radio station, Carrie Brownstein confirmed that IFC has picked up Portlandia for a third season. As she's currently on tour with her band Wild Flag, filming has not yet begun,...

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SXSW Comedy: Day 3, feat. Tim Heidecker, Reggie Watts, T.J. Miller and more!

SXSW Comedy: Day 3, feat. Tim Heidecker, Reggie Watts, T.J. Miller and more!

By | March 13, 2012 at 3:58 pm | One comment

Day 3 did not go as planned. I began my comedy day at IFC’s Crossroads House at the Vice Bar on 6th Street, which would feature a live performance of Scott Aukerman's popular podcast (and now television show on IFC) Comedy Bang Bang. The bar quickly filled to capacity,...

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Thank you, Seth Rogen for having balls about the Chris Brown and Rihanna thing (Video)

Thank you, Seth Rogen for having balls about the Chris Brown and Rihanna thing (Video)

By | February 27, 2012 at 4:11 pm | One comment

The night before the Oscars went down, Seth Rogen hosted the Independent Spirit Awards on IFC, held annually to honor movies made by independently-run studios. It's sort of the anti-Oscars in a lot of ways; the most glaring difference is in the general presentation. Rogen freely...

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Comedian Juston McKinney inks development deal with Denis Leary’s Apostle and IFC

Comedian Juston McKinney inks development deal with Denis Leary’s Apostle and IFC

By | February 9, 2012 at 11:47 am | No comments

Stand-up comedian Juston McKinney may be taking his web series Hosed to a new, cable television audience if all goes according to plan. McKinney signed a deal with Denis Leary’s production company Apostle, in which his Web series Hosed would be developed for IFC, which is...

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Comedy Bang Bang will become a television show on IFC

Comedy Bang Bang will become a television show on IFC

By | January 9, 2012 at 4:14 pm | 2 comments

IFC has started their comedy programming in 2012 off with a "bang." There has been an incredible amount of hype surrounding the second season of Portlandia (and for good reason) with Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, not to mention their live tour that's touring the...

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