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Bill Hader is leaving Saturday Night Live

Bill Hader is leaving Saturday Night Live

By | May 14, 2013 at 9:40 pm | No comments

After eight years and the creation of what seems like an endless list of characters Bill Hader will be leaving Saturday Night Live. This weekend's season finale will be his last episode. "It was a hard decision, but it has to happen at some point. It got to a point where I said,...

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Kristen Wiig and Fred Armisen deliver rollercoaster of emotions in SNL promo (Video)

Kristen Wiig and Fred Armisen deliver rollercoaster of emotions in SNL promo (Video)

By | May 8, 2013 at 3:19 pm | One comment

As if you don't know this already, Kristen Wiig is returning to Saturday Night Live for the first time since her emotional farewell almost exactly one year ago. She'll be hosting the show this weekend with musical guest Vampire Weekend. And so, here's a series of promos, wherein...

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SXSW Comedy, day 4: Marc Maron, Fred Armisen, Nasty Show and more!

SXSW Comedy, day 4: Marc Maron, Fred Armisen, Nasty Show and more!

By | March 13, 2013 at 11:07 am | 2 comments

AUSTIN -- Sweet fancy Moses, we’re halfway into SXSW! This whole week is a marathon of networking, alcohol and hearing the words “innovation” and “creative flow” so many times you’ll probably have an aneurysm, so think happy thoughts for those of us who continue...

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Fred Armisen, Megan Mullally, Kate Micucci join cast for IFC’s animated series ‘Out There’

Fred Armisen, Megan Mullally, Kate Micucci join cast for IFC’s animated series ‘Out There’

By | January 3, 2013 at 4:53 pm | One comment

As if he wasn’t busy enough with the current season of Saturday Night Live and the third season of Portlandia (premiering tomorrow!), Fred Armisen has added another project to his schedule-- the animated IFC series Out There. Megan Mullally, John DiMaggio (Futurama), Kate...

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First trailer for Smurfs 2 with Neil Patrick Harris, Hank Azaria is here (Video)

First trailer for Smurfs 2 with Neil Patrick Harris, Hank Azaria is here (Video)

By | December 18, 2012 at 2:06 pm | No comments

You wouldn’t guess it from watching the mostly shlocky trailer below, but Smurfs 2 -- in theaters July 31, 2013 -- is cast full of well-respected comedy types: Fred Armisen is the voice of Brainy, Jonathan Winters voices Papa Smurf and George Lopez plays Grouchy. As for the...

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‘Winter in Portlandia’ will feature Jim Gaffigan, Bobby Moynihan and more! (Video preview)

‘Winter in Portlandia’ will feature Jim Gaffigan, Bobby Moynihan and more! (Video preview)

By | December 11, 2012 at 12:02 pm | No comments

Before the proper third season of Portlandia premieres Jan. 4 at 10 pm on IFC with two back-to-back episodes, we'll be treated to a special, never-before-seen episode called "Winter in Portlandia!" It goes down this Friday at 10:30 pm ET and will feature guest stars Jim Gaffigan...

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Portlandia guest stars will include Patton Oswalt, Jim Gaffigan, Roseanne and many more!

Portlandia guest stars will include Patton Oswalt, Jim Gaffigan, Roseanne and many more!

By | November 27, 2012 at 1:07 pm | No comments

As I said on the latest episode of the Laughspin Podcast, writers, producers and directors are, more and more, utilizing the it-takes-a-village approach to creating quality comedy television. In other words, there’s seems to be an increasingly inflated number of guest stars,...

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Watch Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein in a first look at season three of Portlandia (Video)

Watch Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein in a first look at season three of Portlandia (Video)

By | November 8, 2012 at 3:50 pm | No comments

We'll have to wait until Jan. 4 to bask in the glory of Portlandia's absurd sketch comedy, but today we get our first look at season three! In the clip below, we find our heroes Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein playing yoga devotees enjoying a peaceful session, wherein they're...

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Portlandia sets a date for ‘The Brunch Special’

Portlandia sets a date for ‘The Brunch Special’

By | July 2, 2012 at 2:16 pm | No comments

We've got a long wait until Portlandia returns for season three in January, but in the meantime we can look forward to the hour-long Brunch Special, airing Friday, July 20 at 11 pm ET. The special consists of a director's cut of “Brunch Village,” the season two finale, as...

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