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Seth Meyers Chooses Fellow SNL Alum Fred Armisen as Late Night Bandleader


Seth Meyers won’t have to look far for a partner in punch lines when he takes over Late Night hosting duties later this month. READ MORE

TVLine Items: Seth Meyers' SNL Status, Sherlock Ratings, Amazon's Barbarella Pilot and More

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We may have already seen Seth Meyers‘ next-to-next-to-last appearance behind Saturday Night Live‘s Weekend Update desk. READ MORE

TVLine Items: Kate Walsh Plots TV Return, Fred Armisen Plans a Super Fun Night and More!

PRIVATE PRACTICE - ABC's "Private Practice" stars Kate Walsh as Dr. Addison Forbes Montgomery. (ABC/ANDREW MACPHERSON)

Kate Walsh is making her way back to TV in NBC’s comedy pilot Bad Judge.

From both Will Ferrell and Adam McKay’s Gary Sanchez Productions and Anne Heche (Save Me), the single-camera project stars the Private Practice alumna as …READ MORE

What to Watch: 5 Web Series Worth Checking Out

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Fred Armisen (Portlandia) gesticulates wildly while attempting to check into a hotel, Yelp reviews go viral, Jerry Seinfeld (Seinfeld) takes Ricky Gervais (The Office) on a fear-filled joy ride, and Marvel All Winners Squad makes its debut. READ MORE

What to Watch: 5 Web Series Worth Checking Out

I Hate Being Single

This week, I Hate Being Single concludes its stellar first season, SNL‘s Fred Armisen proves he’s a decent drummer, expensive tech gadgets go up in flames for no particular reason, and much more! READ MORE

TVLine Items: Up All Night Nabs SNL's Fred Armisen, Revenge, TSC Casting News and More!


Up All Night is staging another Saturday Night Live reunion, and this one might be its best yet!

Fan fave Fred Armisen is set to pay a visit to the freshman NBC comedy as …READ MORE

Exclusive: The Simpsons Travels to Portlandia, Taps Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein


The Simpsons is jumping on the fast-moving Portlandia bandwagon.

The Fox ‘toon has tapped Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein — the stars of IFC’s Portland-influenced comedy series — to lend their voices to an episode set to air next fall (during the show’s 24th season).

The duo will play …READ MORE

Portlandia Season 2 Scoop: Expect Pickling, a BSG Spoof and a Very Special House Guest


When Portlandia premiered, no one expected it to be a success, much less one of the overnight variety. But danged if the show — a series of sketch-comedy vignettes starring real-life BFFs Fred Armisen (SNL) and newcomer Carrie Brownstein — didn’t break out. Set in a dreamy, romanticized version of Portland, Ore., it pokes fun at the city’s hipster-hippie residents, who seem to want to “pickle everything” (and we mean everything). What — and who — can you expect from the upcoming season, premiering tonight, Jan. 6, at 10 pm on IFC? Read on and find out! …READ MORE