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[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.

[via press release from IFC]

"COMEDY BANG! BANG!" RETURNS WITH MORE STARS, MORE SPOOFS AND MORE MEANINGLESS BANTER

Third Season with Host Scott Aukerman and Musical Cohort Reggie Watts Premieres Thursday, May 8 at 10:30PM

Guest Stars Include Fred Armisen, Zach Galifianakis, Josh Groban, Bob Odenkirk, Nick Offerman, Patton Oswalt, Craig Robinson, and Many More

New York, NY - March 31, 2014 - Scott Aukerman (Between Two Ferns, Mr. Show) and Reggie Watts (Conan, Jash.com) return for an all-new 20 episode third season of the unconventionally entertaining scripted late night talk show, Comedy Bang! Bang! Thursday, May 8 at 10:30PM ET/PT on IFC, immediately following the season two premiere of Maron. The only talk show on television where space, time, reason and laws of physics need not apply.

This season Scott resumes his role as host to A-list celebrities partaking in random lines of questioning, surreal filmed shorts and absurd character cameos. Reggie, the show's stalwart musical cohort, will create his signature music and join Scott on all-new adventures. Sir Couchley and Bookie, Comedy Bang! Bang!'s resident talking couch and book also return to join in this season's off the wall antics. Special features not to be missed by comedy fans include holiday-themed episodes, a turtle expert, home renovation makeovers, time travel, plate spinning, catfishing, an unexpected natural disaster and much more.

Celebrity guests joining in the fun for the first ten episodes of this season include Fred Armisen (Portlandia, Late Night with Seth Meyers), Vanessa Bayer (Saturday Night Live), Alison Brie (Community, Mad Men), Paul Brittain (Saturday Night Live), Lizzy Caplan (Masters of Sex, Party Down), Jenna Fischer (The Office), Zach Galifianakis (Hangover I, II, III, Between Two Ferns), singer Josh Groban, pro skater Tony Hawk, Taran Killam (Saturday Night Live), Kate McKinnon (Saturday Night Live), Bob Odenkirk (Breaking Bad, The Birthday Boys), Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation, Childrens Hospital), Patton Oswalt (The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Young Adult), Adam Pally (The Mindy Project, Happy Endings), Craig Robinson (Hot Tub Time Machine, This Is the End), Tim Robinson (Saturday Night Live), Paul Scheer (The League, NTSF:SD:SUV), Ben Schwartz (House of Lies, Parks and Recreation), Lynne Marie Stewart (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Pee-wee's Playhouse), Dave Thomas (Arrested Development) and Paul F. Tompkins (Curb Your Enthusiasm, Community). With special appearances by James Adomian (@midnight, Childrens Hospital), Jason Alexander (Seinfeld, Curb Your Enthusiasm), Mary Elizabeth Ellis (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia), David Alan Grier (Crank Yankers, In Living Color), singer-songwriter Jenny Lewis (Acid Tongue), Steve Little (Eastbound and Down), singer-songwriter Aimee Mann (Charmer), Kevin McDonald (Kids in the Hall), Larry Miller (Best In Show, Waiting for Guffman), Jerry Minor (Community, Eastbound & Down), Kyle Mooney (Saturday Night Live), Kevin Pollak (Kevin Pollak's Chat Show), Richard Riehle (Mob City, The Mindy Project), Michael Showalter (Super Fun Night, The State), French Stewart (3rd Rock from the Sun, Mom), Maria Thayer (Eagleheart, Cougar Town), Lucas Till (X-Men: Days of Future Past, The Hannah Montana Movie), Matt Walsh (Veep), Fred Willard (Modern Family, Waiting For Guffman) and 'Weird Al' Yankovic (White & Nerdy, Face to Face, UHF).

The series is produced for IFC by Abso Lutely Productions; Scott Aukerman, Dave Kneebone, Ben Berman and Neil Campbell serve as executive producers. The third season's first ten episodes air through July 10; the remaining ten episodes return October 16 - December 18.

As previously announced, Comedy Bang! Bang! will return to IFC for an expanded fourth season in 2015 with 40 episodes.

Comedy Bang! Bang!'s popular companion webseries "Reggie Makes Music" will return this season to IFC.com for weekly webisodes. Don't miss Reggie's musical collaborations with guests Patton Oswalt, Craig Robinson and more: http://www.ifc.com/shows/comedy-bang-bang/reggie-makes-music.

To catch up on past seasons, Comedy Bang! Bang! season one and two are available now on Netflix.

For continued updates on Comedy Bang! Bang!, please check out: Twitter: @ifctv/#cbbtv and @scottaukerman Facebook: facebook.com/ifccomedybangbang Online: www.ifc.com/comedy-bang-bang

About IFC

IFC creates and champions authentic, original comedies that are "Always On. Slightly Off," which air alongside an extraordinary collection of films and comedic cult TV shows. IFC.com features exclusive video, web series, podcasts, blogs and additional content that engages fans with IFC originals. The network's On Demand offering, IFC Free, gives viewers the opportunity to watch select content from IFC whenever they want. Established in 1994, IFC is owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc. and is available in over 72 million homes on every major cable, satellite and telco provider.





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