IFC Unveils New Comedies From Fred Armisen, Seth Meyers & Rob Huebel As Part Of 2015 Slate

By | Thursday March 20, 2014 @ 9:04am PDT

IFC_LogoTagline_1 (1)IFC has unveiled a slate of new and returning comedy projects, along with projects in development,  ahead of its upfront tonight in New York. New programming for 2015 includes American Documentary (working title), a docu-parody created by Saturday Night Live vets Fred Armisen, Bill Hader and Seth Meyers; and American Storage (working title), a scripted half-hour comedy starring Rob Huebel (Childrens Hospital, Human Giant). IFC is also collaborating with CollegeHumor on the first-ever Comedy Music Awards, a satire of traditional awards shows incorporating the best of the comedy and music worlds. Returning for an expanded fourth season is Comedy Bang! Bang! hosted by Scott Aukerman (Between Two Ferns With Zach Galifianakis), and a sophomore season of its original sketch comedy The Birthday Boys, executive produced by Bob Odenkirk (Breaking Bad) and Ben Stiller, featuring the LA comedy troupe of the same name. IFC is also currently developing Westside from Joel McHale (Community), and The Bank from Teri Weinberg (Ugly Betty). The slate comes out a week after Pete Aronson was tapped as IFC’s new head of original programming. Here is the full list: Read More »

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Fred Armisen Says He Left ‘Saturday Night Live’ In May

By | Monday July 1, 2013 @ 1:33pm PDT

Fred Armisen let us know he was leaving Saturday Night Live back in May — we just couldn’t hear him. “I think it’s clear. I didn’t do any kind of official announcements, but I really … Read More »

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‘Portlandia’ Renewed For Seasons 4 & 5

By | Wednesday June 12, 2013 @ 7:25am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

IFC has given flagship series Portlandia a two-season renewal. The 10-episode Season 4 and Season 5 of the off-beat comedy will premiere in early 2014 and early 2015, respectively. The Emmy-nominated series is created and written … Read More »

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Fred Armisen On ‘SNL’ POTUS Transition: TCA

By | Friday January 4, 2013 @ 6:44pm PST

In November, the United States re-elected President Barack Obama, but months earlier, Saturday Night Live introduced its own new “president” when relative newcomer Jay Pharoah replaced Fred Armisen in regularly portraying Obama on the show during the campaign. After … Read More »

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SNL: New Obama Impersonator Cold Open

By | Sunday September 16, 2012 @ 4:14am PDT

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Olivia Wilde And Jason Sudeikis Star In Agoraphobe Meets Anxiety-Prone Hottie In ‘Relanxious’

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EXCLUSIVE: Olivia Wilde, Jason Sudeikis, Brie Larson and Fred Armisen will star in Relanxious, a relationship comedy that marks the directorial debut of writer Christopher Storer. The film will be … Read More »

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IFC Renews ‘Portlandia’ For Second Season

By | Monday February 14, 2011 @ 7:05am PST
Nellie Andreeva

Three episodes into original, short-based comedy series Portlandia, IFC has renewed for a second season. The network has picked up 10 half-hour episodes of the series created, written by and starring Fred Armisen (SNL) and Portland-native Carrie Brownstein for a January 2012 premiere. IFC only released cumed audience for the … Read More »

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IFC Starts Fred Armisen ‘Portlandia’ Series

Nellie Andreeva

IFC has greenlit “Portlandia,” an original short-based comedy series about the people and values of Portland, Ore.  SNL‘s Fred Armisen and singer/guitarist Carrie Brownstein star. Armisen and Brownstein will write the series with Allison Silverman and Jonathan Krisel. The series is executive produced by … Read More »

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