Weird Al Yankovic News

Top Tracks & Albums: Weird Al Yankovic's MANDATORY FUN Holds Spot on iTunes Top Albums, Week Ending 7/27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2014

iTunes has become the most comprehensive, streamlined way to purchase music, and BWW Music has rounded up the most popular tracks and albums on the digital marketplace for the week ending July 27, 2014 (more...)

Weird Al Yankovic's MANDATORY FUN is First Comedy Album to Hit #1 Since 1963
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Weird Al Yankovic's latest album Mandatory Fun was announced as the new number one album in the country for the week ending July 20. Billboard confirmed the news after a about a week of speculation about who would claim the top spot. (more...)

Weird Al Yankovic Lands First No. 1 Album with 'Mandatory Fun'; Watch Videos!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

According to NYDailyNews.com, 'Weird Al' Yankovic will chart his first No. 1 album with “Mandatory Fun,” according to preliminary figures from HitsDailydouble.com. Yankovic's sales of just over 104,700 will beat numbers for Jason Mraz, a star with a far younger, and seemingly more active, consuming fanbase. (more...)

Top Tracks & Albums: Jason Mraz's YES! Jumps to #1 on iTunes Top Albums, Week Ending 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2014

iTunes has become the most comprehensive, streamlined way to purchase music, and BWW Music has rounded up the most popular tracks and albums on the digital marketplace for the week ending July 20, 2014 (more...)

VIDEO: 'Weird Al' Yankovic Parodies Robin Thicke with 'Word Crimes' Video
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

'Weird Al' Yankovic released his new album 'Mandatory Fun' today and shared a clip from his 'Blurred Lines' parody titled 'Word Crimes'. (more...)

Comedy Central Premieres Season Two of DRUNK HISTORY
by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Time to crack open the history books, because America's favorite inebriated storytellers are returning for a second season! (more...)

Scoop: THE VIEW on CBS - Monday, July 14, 2014
by - Jul 11, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE VIEW, airing on CBS on Monday, July 14, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: THE VIEW on ABC - Week of July 14, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 10, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE VIEW, airing on ABC for the week of July 14, 2014! (more...)

Comedy Central to Premiere New Series THE MELTDOWN WITH JONAH AND KUMAIL, 7/23
by TV News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

Comedy Central is giving you a backstage pass to the show The Hollywood Reporter calls "the epicenter of LA's alt-comedy scene" when "The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail" premieres Wednesday, July 23 at 12:30 a.m. (more...)

KID PRESIDENT: DECLARATION OF AWESOME Premieres 6/7 on Hub Network
by TV News Desk - May 06, 2014

his summer, YouTube sensation Robby Novak (aka, Kid President) makes his television debut with the series premiere of 'Kid President: Declaration of Awesome' Saturday, June 7 at 7 p.m. ET/ 4 p.m. PT on the Hub Network, champions of family fun and the only network dedicated to providing kids and their families entertainment they can watch together. The series is executive produced by actor Rainn Wilson ('The Office') and Novak's brother-in-law and show creator, Brad Montague, for SoulPancake Television, LLC. Each episode also features interactions between Kid President and a variety of guest stars, including Kevin Costner ('Draft Day'), Gene Simmons (KISS), Jamie Foxx ('The Amazing Spiderman 2'), Craig Robinson ('Get On Up'), Mario Lopez (Host, 'Extra'), 'Weird Al' Yankovic (Musician), and plenty of other surprises. (more...)

12 YEARS A SLAVE, DALLAS BUYERS CLUB and NEBRASKA Top 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards; Winners Announced!
by Movies News Desk - Mar 01, 2014

Film Independent, the nonprofit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, handed out top honors to 12 Years a Slave, Dallas Buyers Club and Nebraska at this afternoon's 29th Film Independent Spirit Awards. Blue Jasmine, Fruitvale Station, Blue is the Warmest Color, Short Term 12, This is Martin Bonner and 20 Feet From Stardom also received awards at the ceremony, which is held in a tent on the beach in Santa Monica. (more...)

Nickelodeon Debuts New Animated Literacy Series WALLYKAZAM Today
by TV News Desk - Feb 03, 2014

Nickelodeon invites preschoolers to discover the magic of words as the network debuts the brand-new animated literacy series Wallykazam! (26 eps) today, Feb. 3, at 1 p.m. (ET/PT). (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Tonight's Episode of KROLL SHOW on Comedy Central
by TV News Desk - Jan 21, 2014

Tonight on Comedy Central, watch all new episodes of 'Kroll Show,' 'The Daily Show,' 'The Colbert Report,' and '@midnight' PLUS Steve Rannazzisi and Special Guests on 'This Is Not Happening'. (more...)

KROLL SHOW Among Comedy Central's 'Best Bets' - Week of 1/19
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

Comedy Central announces its Best Bets for the week of January 19! (more...)

Nickelodeon to Debut New Animated Literacy Series WALLYKAZAM, 2/3
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

Nickelodeon invites preschoolers to discover the magic of words as the network debuts the brand-new animated literacy series Wallykazam! (26 eps) on Monday, Feb. 3, at 1 p.m. (ET/PT). (more...)

Hulu Presents 2014 Slate of Originals
by BWW News Desk - Jan 08, 2014

'Originals are a rapidly expanding part of Hulu's business. We're excited to offer our users an exclusive variety of distinctive, smart, and entertaining shows in 2014 that showcase some of the best talent making television today, both in the U.S. and around the world,' said Charlotte Koh, head of development, Hulu Originals. (more...)

Showdown at Shinagawa Reveals Tales of Filming on the Road
by BWW News Desk - Dec 04, 2013

Part armchair travel book, part personal memoir, Bill Zarchy's Showdown at Shinagawa: Tales of Filming from Bombay to Brazil takes readers inside the international adventures of working film crews making a living in the fascinating, unpredictable, sometimes dark, often comical world of the film and video business. (more...)

Table 8 Presents THE COWBOY MASHUP HOLIDAY-ISH SHOW!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2013

Just in time for the Rodeo Finals, Table 8 Productions is excited to present THE COWBOY MASHUP HOLIDAY-ISH SHOW! featuring the musical stylings of Eric "Travis" Wilson. (more...)

Mike Burger Hosts A&O's Celebrity 'Best In Show Pet Competition' Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2013

Actors and Others for Animals, one of Los Angeles longest-standing animal welfare organizations, will celebrate the pets that share our homes and our hearts at their upcoming fundraising event. (more...)

Scoop: THE TODAY SHOW on NBC - Week of September 23, 2013
by TV Scoop - Sep 13, 2013

Get all the scoop on THE TODAY SHOW, airing on NBC for the week of September 23, 2013! (more...)

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