The “Community” creator will host “Great Minds,” a planned panel show in which comedians tackle the issues of the day as history’s “greatest minds.”
IFC will run the first two seasons in their entirety in preparation for the Season 3 premiere.
IFC’s The Birthday Boys talk bringing their show from the stage to the screen, working with Fabio and the current state of sketch comedy.
The comedian talks with Spinoff about the new season of his IFC series, diverging from the podcast and his Amazing Spider-Man 2 apprehension.
Scott Aukerman, host of Comedy Bang Bang, talks with Spinoff Online about his IFC talk show, the freedom allowed by podcasting, and the state of sketch comedy and late-night television.
Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein talk about joining Patton Oswalt and The Decemberists to bring a little bit of Portlandia to Springfield in Sunday’s episode of The Simpsons.
IFC seems to be setting itself up as the home for classic television comedy, with the news that it has acquired full runs of The Larry Sanders Show, The Ben Stiller Show, Action and Mr. Show.
Viewers who planned to watch AMC’s Mad Men – or, for that matter, next year’s The Walking Dead – on AT&T’s U-Verse service may want to start thinking about changing their provider pretty soon; AMC is one of three channels about to disappear from the service.