“Weird Al” Yankovic is making his official return to TV.

The infamous musical satirist has signed on as the bandleader and co-host of Scott Aukerman’s Comedy Bang! Bang! Weird Al, a longtime fan and a recurring guest on the quirky IFC late night series, is stepping in for Kid Cudi, who took over from Reggie Watts. Production begins today for a 20-episode fifth season slated to premiere this spring.