Comedy Bang! Bang! Live! will feature a mix of live stand-up, character cameos, and improvisational games along with sneak peek clips from the series. Also, parts of each performance will be taped for Scott’s popular Comedy Bang! Bang! podcast. Joining Scott will be a rotating cast of Comedy Bang! Bang! regulars.
Scott Aukerman [skot ok-ur-muhn] is a chap from Los Angeles. He got his start as a writer and performer on the HBO cult classic Mr. Show with Bob and David, for which he was Emmy-nominated. Aukerman is also the co-creator of Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis & co-founder of the Earwolf podcast network.
Paul F. Tompkins has been a staple of the Los Angeles comedy scene for years. He is known for his work in television on such programs as Mr. Show with Bob and David, Real Time with Bill Maher, and Best Week Ever. He boasts a unique voice, mixing absurdist commentary with deadpan delivery while combining an old-school sensibility with a modern alternative comedy edge.
The Birthday Boys are a Los Angeles comedy group and their new IFC sketch show will premiere this October! The comedy group includes Jefferson Dutton, Dave Ferguson, Mike Hanford, Tim Kalpakis, Matt Kowalick, Mike Mitchell and Chris VanArtsdalen—whose combined credits include Parks and Recreation, The Office, Conan, Comedy Bang! Bang!, and Portlandia.