He may no longer be the “president,” but comedian Fred Armisen is proud to go down in history. The star of “Saturday Night Live” and IFC’s “Portlandia” met with critics on Friday, where he discussed his long-running impersonation of President Barack Obama on the NBC show. After years of playing the Commander-in-Chief, Armisen was replaced […]
Though the 10-episode third season of IFC’s hipster-skewering sketch comedy show “Portlandia” doesn’t premiere until Friday, Jan. 4 at 10/9c, fans eager to revisit the city where “young people go to retire” and Kyle MacLachlan reigns supreme as an enthusiastic mayor/reggae bassist can check out a special “Winter in Portlandia” bonus episode this Friday, Dec. 14, […]
Singer Bruno Mars will be pulling double duty on this weekend’s “Saturday Night Live” when he serves as both host and musical guest, but is he a triple threat?
“Saturday Night Live” opened — inevitably — with its own take on last week’s vice presidential debate. Watch this sketch — and much more from Saturday’s show …
A famous quip by Fred Armisen on the television show “Portlandia” led Portland State University researchers to investigate the reality behind the comment. The quirky IFC network series pokes fun at the Oregon city’s many eccentricities.
NEW YORK — “Saturday Night Live” has elected a new Barack Obama: Jay Pharoah will take over the plum role of impersonating the president. “SNL” creator and executive producer Lorne Michaels announced the casting switch in an interview with The New York Times posted Wednesday. Michaels said it was time “to shake it up.” Veteran […]
Chloe Sevigny is moving from Utah to Portland – and just like on her recent series “Big Love,” her living arrangements will be just a little out of the ordinary.
Jimmy Fallon continued the epic tale of upstairs and downstairs life on the set of “Downton Sixbey,” the “Late Night” spoof of PBS’ popular series “Downton Abbey.” The first installment of the now-ongoing late-night sketch saw the likes of Brooke Shields and Fred Armisen play roles in Fallon’s family. This time around, Whoopi Goldberg and […]
Mick Jagger brought plenty of Rolling Stones music to “SNL” Saturday night, and serenaded Kristen Wiig with two Stones classics as she made her final appearance.
Will Ferrell played George W. Bush, and donned a full-dress “uniform” as a candidate for mayor of Funkytown, as he hosted “Saturday Night Live” on NBC this weekend.