This Week in Comedy: ‘Comedy Bang Bang’ Returns and ‘Drunk History’ Premieres

-Comedy Bang Bang returns for Season 2 on IFC tonight. In honor of this, we interviewed Scott Aukerman and Reggie Watts and ranked the 11 best characters and impersonations from the podcast that inspired the show.

-Speaking of Scott Aukerman, he made a solid Fox News debut.

-Arrested Development producer Brian Grazer says they’re having conversations about a fifth season with Netflix.

-The first season of Comedy Central’s Drunk History premiered, as did the second season of The Jeselnik Offensive. We talked to Drunk History host/co-creator Derek Waters about the show.

-We interviewed Michael Cera and director Sebastian Silva about their upcoming movie, Crystal Fairy.

-James Franco will be the subject of the next Comedy Central Roast.

-Chris Rock announced he’s doing his first standup tour in four years, “maybe with Dave Chappelle, maybe not.”

-We catalogued the best video sketch groups from the Internet and the best pieces from Simpsons writer George Meyer’s classic humor magazine, Army Man.

-Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain had the second-highest-grossing opening weekend for any standup movie, ever.

-Damon Wayans Jr. will be returning to New GirlDonald Glover will only be returning for 5 episodes of Community, and Happy Endings won’t be returning at all.

-CollegeHumor premiered its first feature-length film, Coffee Town, starring It’s Always Sunny’s Glenn Howerton, Parks and Rec’s Ben Schwartz, and Eastbound & Down’s Steve Little.

-We defended Russell Brand, mused on NBC’s late night situation, interviewed Little Horribles creator/star Amy Rubin, and fantasized about Sick in the Head, the Judd Apatow/Amy Poehler series that never was.

-We recommended the week’s best podcasts, the week’s best Vine videos, and we discovered that The Simpsons is slowly merging with our world.

And here are your Top Five Web Comedy Videos of the Week:

Billy Eichner - “Taylor Swift - ‘Glitter and Ribs’ (via Funny or Die)

Superego - “007” (via Adult Swim)

Thingstarter - “Tiny Diapers for the Tip of Your Penis” (via Above Average)

WOMEN - “The Difference Between Men & Women”

Nick Wiger - “3D Printer” (via Funny or Die)

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