Fred Armisen has confirmed he has left “Saturday Night Live” after 11 years. Armisen dispelled any doubt about his exit in an interview posted Monday by comedy website Splitsider.
In the last season of “Portlandia,” the mayor of this sustainability-obsessed city vanished in shame after he was singled out as Portland’s “No. 1 electricity hog,” Portland went into a blackout, cats barked, creepy music played, and a bizarre Australian who calls himself “Birdman” told guests at a bed and breakfast “there is no civilization.”
You may not have delved into “The Mindy Project” yet. Many viewers are reluctant to invest time in first season shows which might get cancelled. Fortunately, the comedy was renewed for a second season, making XFINITY’s Watchathon Week the perfect opportunity to catch up on what has developed into a very funny show. Reading the […]
“Twin Peaks” star Kyle MacLachlan, fresh from playing the mayor on “Portlandia,” has found a new offbeat role on J.J. Abrams’ NBC drama pilot “Believe.
After Kristen Wiig and Andy Samberg left “Saturday Night Live” last year, Fred Armisen also considered bidding the show adieu. “It’s something we all think about,” he says. “It’s the group you came in with.” But he’s not making any moves right now. Why? For starters, Armisen claims to lack the ability to plan ahead. […]
Where once the post-holiday schedule was a blizzard of chilly reruns, January is aburst with premieres and finales. Already, the much-adored British miniseries “Downton Abbey” has made its much-awaited season return Sundays on PBS.
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 […]
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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, […]
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.