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Fred Armisen is everywhere – Broad City, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Saturday Night Live, Late Night with Seth Meyers – and now, he can add being on 2014′s Emmy nominations list to his resume.

Armisen was nominated for his acting in IFC sketch comedy Portlandia, as well as his work as part of the show’s writing team. “Even though I’ve heard the expression before, I really do truly mean it when I say it really is an honor,”… Continue reading Fred Armisen talks working with his friends and ‘Portlandia’ Emmy nods

Throw out all your kale and swiss chard, because there’s a new vegetable in town — if your town is Portlandia, that is.

In the current issue of Entertainment Weekly, we asked Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein to give us the lowdown on their favorite sketches and characters from the IFC show’s past three seasons. And with the fourth season premiere coming up next week (Feb. 27 at 10 p.m… Continue reading ‘Portlandia’ first look: ‘The Celery Incident’ — EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

portlandia 510x317 ‘Portlandia’: Juliette Lewis, Roseanne Barr, Bill Hader among season 3 guest stars — EXCLUSIVE

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The Pacific Northwest is about to receive a healthy influx of talent from Hollywood. Season 3 of Portlandia, IFC’s quirky sketch comedy starring Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, will feature guest spots by Roseanne Barr, Juliette Lewis, Patton Oswalt, Rose Byrne, George Wendt, Armisen’s SNL castmates Bill Hader and Bobby Moynihan, Jim Gaffigan, Matt Berry, Matt Lucas… Continue reading ‘Portlandia’: Juliette Lewis, Roseanne Barr, Bill Hader among season 3 guest stars — EXCLUSIVE

Portlandia: The Weirder, The Better

Much like the progressive movements it puts under the Microscope of Comedy, IFC’s Portlandia is simultaneously good for you and a tad bit annoying. Season 2 premiered tonight with more polish than much of Season 1, but “Mixology” still suffered from some of the same problems: It just wasn’t consistent. But that’s not a Portlandia problem, that’s an obstacle that even the best sketch shows face.

It may still be uneven… Continue reading Portlandia: The Weirder, The Better

We did it! We all tumbled through the paper-tape finish line in a million-way tie for first place, then tumbled to the ground in a heap of joy. Our trophy? The weekend. Our spoils? A bunch of good TV:

What to watch on Friday, January 6…

9pm, CWSupernaturalIn “Adventures in Babysitting,” Sam helps a teen girl search for her supernatural-investigator father. Elsewhere, Dean goes on the hunt for Dick Roman (who despite… Continue reading What to Watch This Weekend: Portlandia and the Series Premieres of The Firm and House of Lies