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Anchor Bay Press Release: Comedy, Bang! Bang!


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#1 of 1 Ronald Epstein

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Posted October 16 2013 - 10:38 PM

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IT’S TIME FOR THE BIG BANG!

ANCHOR BAY FILMS RELEASES

IFC’S “COMEDY BANG! BANG!”

ON DVD JANUARY 21, 2014

All 10 Episodes Plus Bonus Features!

 

 

Beverly Hills, CA – Anchor Bay Films releases the complete first season of one of the funniest series on TV, IFC’s “Comedy Bang! Bang! on DVD January 21st.  The two-disc set contains all 10 episodes of IFC’s hilarious series that turns the predictable chat show upside down and inside out. With an oddball mix of unique characters, sketches and nonstop absurdity with the biggest names in Hollywood, “CBB” is the most original program out there. The release also features cool new bonus materials including audio commentaries, deleted scenes and interview questions. The SRP is $29.98.

 

Originating from a popular podcast of the same name, “Comedy Bang! Bang!” breaks the traditional late night talk show format by infusing celebrity appearances and comedy sketches with a tinge of the surreal. Host and creator Scott Aukerman (co-creator/director/producer, “Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis;” writer/performer, “Mr. Show”) engages his guests with unfiltered and improvisational lines of questioning, punctuated by banter and beats provided by musical cohort Reggie Watts ("Conan," Jash.com) to reinvent the traditional celebrity interview. Improv and scripted insanity mixed with character cameos, filmed shorts, sketches, games and abrupt dream sequences – all making for the wildest and weirdest thirty minutes you’ve ever spent in the privacy of your own home!

 

 

 

Bonus Features Include:

  • Audio Commentaries                       
  • Deleted Scenes                      
  • Deleted Interview Questions            
  • Insult Supercut From "The Assassin"                   
  • Ultimate Teaser Trailer                   
  • Alternate Title Sequence                 
  • Supercut Of Reggie Watt's Commercial Intros/Outros                
  • Director Ben Berman's Test Shoots For Special Effects              
  • IFC Promos                       

                     

For the first season of “Comedy Bang! Bang!”, Aukerman and Watts are joined by Zach Galifianakis (The Hangover), Amy Poehler (“Parks and Recreation”), Jon Hamm (“Mad Men”), Michael Cera (“Arrested Development”), Seth Rogen (This is the End), Paul Rudd (This is 40), Ed Helms (“The Office”), Elizabeth Banks (The Hunger Games), Andy Samberg (“Brooklyn Nine-Nine”), Aziz Ansari (“Parks and Recreation”), Jack Black and Kyle Gass of Tenacious D and many more!

 

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 70 million homes on every major cable, satellite and telco provider.

 

About Anchor Bay Films

Anchor Bay Films is a division of Anchor Bay Entertainment and provides quality distribution with operations in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and offers distribution capabilities in other key territories.  Anchor Bay Films uniquely offers the creative community a fully integrated distribution capability on all platforms and an international solution extending beyond the United States.  The company focuses on a platform release strategy for its films with an eye toward maximizing their potential across all ancillary distribution platforms.  Upcoming theatrical releases include Billy Bob Thornton’s Jayne Mansfield’s Car starring Robert Duvall, John Hurt, Kevin Bacon and Ray Stevenson and No One Lives with Luke Evans.  Films in its library include the recent theatrical release of Rob Zombie’s The Lords of Salem starring Sheri Moon Zombie, Bruce Davison and genre favorite Ken Foree, 10 Years starring Channing Tatum and Rosario Dawson, the critically-acclaimed comedy City Island starring Andy Garcia and Solitary Man starring Michael Douglas as well as Kill the Irishman starring Ray Stevenson, Vincent D’Onofrio, Val Kilmer and Christopher Walken, Toronto Film Festival award-winner Beautiful Boy with Maria Bello and Michael Sheen and Cannes 2011 premiere Corman’s World.  Anchor Bay Entertainment (www.anchorbayentertainment.com) is a Starz (NASDAQ: STRZA, STRZB) business, www.starz.com.

 

 

 

 

“Comedy Bang! Bang!” DVD

Street Date:                 January 21, 2014        

Pre-book:                     December 25, 2013

Cat. #:                         AF61596

UPC:                           01313261596780

Run Time:                   230 Minutes

Rating:                        N/A

SRP:                            $29.98

Format:                        Anamorphic Widescreen Presentation 1.78:1/16x9

Audio:                         English Dolby Digital 5.1

Subtitles:                     English SDH, Spanish       


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