IFC upgrades Comedy Bang Bang to half-hour series, also orders game-show parody starring Kurt Braunohler

Making news at last week’s TV Critics Association winter tour, IFC announced it had ordered two new series for the summer. The first is actually a promotion for Scott Aukerman — Aukerman already has been appearing for the past year in interstitial interview segments on the cable channel under his old Comedy Death Ray and Comedy Bang! Bang! banners. Now he’ll be able to unfurl a full half-hour version of his long-running comedy podcast, with Reggie Watts serving as his one-man bandleader. Comedy Bang! Bang! will debut in June as a 10-episode, half-hour series. It’ll appear in the same...

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