'Weird Al' Yankovic Joins Comedy Bang! Bang! as Bandleader and Co-Host

Norman Weiss
TV Tattle

“Weird Al” Yankovic joins Comedy Bang! Bang! as bandleader and co-host

Weird Al, who’s often appeared on Scott Aukerman’s IFC series, will replace Kid Cudi, who last year replaced Reggie Watts.


The X-Files revival is looking good in early ratings

Because The X-Files didn’t premiere until 10:24 pm ET last night, only partial date is available at the moment. But so far, the ratings look good. PLUS: Fox fumbles the transition from NFL to X-Files.


Report: Oscars seeking a famous black person to award Best Picture

Amid calls for a boycott, the Academy is reportedly seeking a famous big name who is black such as Oprah Winfrey and Morgan Freeman.


After last year's depressing dead kid ad, Nationwide won’t advertise on this year's Super Bowl

Nationwide isn’t even taking advantage of its pitchman, Peyton Manning, playing in Super Bowl 50.


Making a Murderer’s Ken Kratz is working on a book about the Steve Avery case

“There are parts of this case that no one else knows,” says Kratz. PLUS: Kratz reportedly wanted Steven Avery to confess so he can write a book on it.


Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will honor Carol Burnett at this weekend’s SAG Awards

Burnett will be presented with the Life Achievement Award on Saturday.


Jason Mantzoukas is coming to Brooklyn Nine-Nine

The League alum will recur as a cop who returns to Nine-Nine after a 10-year undercover mission.


Jon Hamm’s Golden Globe award spells his name wrong

“Guys, there’s no H,” says the former Mad Men star.


Friends meets The Big Bang Theory

Check out the casts of the two hit comedies together at the tribute taping for legendary TV director James Burrows. PLUS: Matthew Perry can’t remember three seasons of Friends because he was so “out of it."


John Oliver rounds up his best unused graphics

Ahead of his Season 3 premiere on Feb. 14, the Last Week Tonight host presents the Lost Graphics of Season 2.