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Fred Armisen

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  • 'SNL' season finale teases Maya Rudolph's new show

    The season finale of “SNL” is frequently a giddily messy cavalcade of guest stars, and last night’s episode, hosted by Andy Samberg, was no different. Between Martin Short, Paul Rudd, 2 Chainz, Lil Jon, Pharrell Williams and basically...
  • 'Saturday Night Live' Alum Bill Hader to Develop HBO Comedy Series

    "Saturday Night Live" alum Bill Hader has inked a deal to develop a comedy series for HBO. Pact calls for Hader to write and star in a vehicle for the pay cabler, but there's no word yet on specifics. Hader logged eight years on NBC's "SNL," signing off...
  • NBC Takes Ratings Victory Lap In Braggy Upfront Affair

    Here's something you haven't heard from NBC in a while: confidence. In an upfront presentation laced with bragodoccio, the Peacock touted its first-place ranking in the audience demographic most coveted by advertisers, people between the ages of 18 and...
  • TV Creators Warn FCC: Don't Let Internet Become 'Like Cable Television'

    As the FCC prepares new rules of the road for the Internet, more than 240 TV showrunners and creators have signed on to a Writers Guild of America West letter urging the commission to avoid regulations that would allow content companies to pay for...
  • Forget Donny & Marie. Maya Rudolph, NBC Bid To Revive TV's Variety Show

    Maya Rudolph has proven time and again that she can sing and make people laugh out loud. Now the question is whether she can breathe new life into a TV staple once thought part of the cultural flotsam of the 1970s. She will appear on NBC Monday in "The...
  • Season Finale of NBC's 'Saturday Night Live' Down in Rating From Last Year

    NBC's "Saturday Night Live" ended a transitional season -- the show's 39th -- with average numbers for its finale hosted by Andy Samberg. According to national estimates from Nielsen, Saturday's telecast of "Saturday Night Live" averaged a 4.0...
  • Maya Rudolph looks to spice up NBC with a variety show

     Maya Rudolph looks to spice up NBC with a variety show
    During her years on "Saturday Night Live," Maya Rudolph spoofed all kinds of VIPs — Oprah Winfrey, Condoleezza Rice, Donatella Versace. Now Rudolph has another famous woman in her sights: She would like to take a crack at Cher's old job. The 41-...
  • Daniel Craig, Seth Meyers Appear in White House Campaign to Curb Sexual Assaults

    Vice President Joseph Biden has enlisted Daniel Craig, Seth Meyers, Benicio Del Toro, Steve Carell and Dulé Hill for a new series of public service announcements aimed at curbing campus sexual assaults. The PSAs are aimed at men and try to encourage...
  • TV Picks: 'Moone Boy,' Bob Balaban, Larry King, 'Playing House'

    TV Picks: 'Moone Boy,' Bob Balaban, Larry King, 'Playing House'
    "Moone Boy" (Hulu). Tall and shaggy Chris O'Dowd, whom you may have seen in "The IT Crowd," "Bridesmaids," "Girls" or Christopher Guest's dear departed "Family Tree" -- or even possibly on Broadway, where he is now playing opposite James Franco in a...
  • TV This Week: Feb. 23 - March 1: 'Film Independent Spirit Awards'

    TV This Week: Feb. 23 - March 1: 'Film Independent Spirit Awards'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 23 - March 1, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   See latest XXII Winter Olympics TV schedule here.   --------------...
  • TV Picks: 'Portlandia,' Australian mysteries, 'Legit'

    TV Picks: 'Portlandia,' Australian mysteries, 'Legit'
    "Portlandia" (IFC, Thursdays). The sketch-comedy expression of the best-friendship of Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein begins its fourth season this week. Brownstein, formerly of the band Sleater-Kinney and currently of Wild Flag, has long since...