SXSW Comedy: IFC presents Comedy Bang! Bang! Standup Showcase
IFC hit series Comedy Bang! Bang! (recently renewed for a second season) hosts an all-star showcase with Scott Aukerman, Reggie Watts and friends, promising a night of offbeat, amazing comedy - and maybe even a few previews of the show’s upcoming second season.
Scott Aukerman [skot ok-ur-muhn] is a chap from Los Angeles, and the host and creator of both the TV show and podcast
versions of Comedy Bang! Bang! The television version, on IFC, has appeared on many critics "Best Of TV" lists, and the AV Club said there "wasn't another show like it on television." The podcast has been downloaded over 30 million times and is consistently named as one of the best examples of the medium.
Scott 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. He is the producer and director of the acclaimed web series Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis, the episodes of which been viewed over 100 million times. He is the co-founder of Earwolf - one of the world's most prominent podcasting networks and also a television production company.