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'Archer' Review: "On the Carpet"

by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 24, 2014 @ 9:30 PM
Archer’ season 5 adds a bit more ‘Vice’ in its latest episode “On the Carpet,” as Archer, Cyril and Ray return to New York to bring Malory up to speed on their latest criminal complication, running afoul of a CIA operation and a South American President along the way.
Previous ‘Archer’ installment “The Rules of Extraction” saw the trio trying desperately to escape their predicament in Columbia, while back stateside Lana attempted to relax Malory about the ordeal, so does “On the Carpet” keep the changes rolling? Is ‘Archer’ season 5 headed right into the danger zone?
Read on for your in-depth recap of everything you need to know about ‘Archer’ season 5 episode 9, “On the Carpet!”

Fred Armisen Reveals He's Been Cast in 'Star Wars: Episode 7' on 'Late Night With Seth Meyers'

by Kate Erbland March 18, 2014 @ 8:55 AM
Casting speculation regarding 'Star Wars: Episode 7' reached a fever pitch about six months ago, but in between all the buzz about who will return and who will play an all-new character, no one thought to ask the most essential question of all: but who will be playing Outer Space itself? Step back, Harrison Ford.

Fred Armisen Shares His Citizen's Arrest Tall Tale With the 'Late Night With Seth Meyers' Crowd

by Kate Erbland February 28, 2014 @ 10:30 AM
While the Seth Meyers take on 'Late Night' is still feeling itself out (hey, they're only four shows in!), one of the seemingly consistent bits -- a post-monologue chat with Meyers and band leader Fred Armisen -- continues to be a highlight.

'Late Night with Seth Meyers' Pays Tribute to Jimmy Fallon, Amy Poehler Seethes Against Fred Armisen

by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 25, 2014 @ 10:03 AM
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Just as Jimmy Fallon finally stepped up to 'The Tonight Show' last week with a star-studded parade of gags, fellow 'SNL' vet Seth Meyers finally made his own way up the ranks with last night's premiere of 'Late Night with Seth Meyers.' The new debut brought not only a spot-on parody of Fallon's "Thank You" sketch, but also some extended animosity between Meyers' first guest Amy Poehler and 8G band leader Fred Armisen.

'Portlandia' Season 4 Sneak Peek: Watch Steve Buscemi's Extended "Celery Incident," and More

by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 21, 2014 @ 10:29 AM
The fourth season of IFC's Fred Armisen- and Carrie Brownstein-fronted 'Portlandia' won't officially premiere until February 27 (don't worry, season 5 is already confirmed), but you needn't wait that long for a fresh dose of weird. Check out 'Boardwalk Empire' star Steve Buscemi taking on an extended noir bit for "The Celery Incident," along with another full sketch from the premiere!

'Late Night with Seth Meyers' Adds 'SNL' Alum Fred Armisen as Band Leader

by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 10, 2014 @ 4:58 PM
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The sweeping changes to the late night landscape have only recently begun, with Jay Leno having said his goodbyes to 'The Tonight Show,' with Jimmy Fallon soon to take his place. Seth Meyers too, has left behind 'SNL' for his impending 'Late Night' gig, which we've now learned to feature fellow alumni Fred Armisen leading the band!

'Archer' Season 5 Adds 'The Walking Dead' Star Lauren Cohan

by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 4, 2014 @ 2:30 PM
First, 'Breaking Bad's Bryan Cranston took the 'Archer' gang into outer space. The next year, 'Mad Men''s Jon Hamm caused mayhem on the ocean floor. We thought for sure 'The Walking Dead''s Andrew Lincoln would next strike from a volcanic base, but we were close! 'Dead' star Lauren Cohan will in fact lend her vocal talents to 'Archer' season 5, opposite 'SNL' alum and 'Portlandia' creator Fred Armisen!

'Portlandia' Season 4 Sets February Premiere, Guest Stars from Kirsten Dunst to Maya Rudolph

by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 10, 2013 @ 12:43 PM
It's been some time since we've heard from the weird world of IFC's 'Portlandia,' but with two more seasons guaranteed, Fred and Carrie are due to make a triumphant return with an official February 2014 premiere date. In addition, season 4 with feature an impressive roster of guest stars from former 'SNL' alum, to iconic music stars, returning guests and Hollywood A-listers.

'SNL' Season 39: Fred Armisen Confirms Series Exit, Is Jason Sudeikis Next?

by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 1, 2013 @ 9:01 PM
By the end of this year's 'SNL' season finale (which was hosted by 'Argo' director Ben Affleck), it was obvious that series veteran Bill Hader would be depart the series. But while it's still unknown if fellow veteran Jason Sudeikis will also be saying goodbye, it's now clear that Fred Armisen's final tribute performance was meant to confirm the 'Portlandia' star's 'SNL' exit.

'Portlandia' Seasons 4 and 5: IFC Renews for Two More Years

by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 12, 2013 @ 10:58 AM
'SNL' vet Fred Armisen may have left the long-running, late-night comedy for good this past season, but he won't be hurting for work any time soon. IFC has granted an additional two seasons to its critically adored sketch comedy series, 'Portlandia,' to air in 2014 and 2015 respectively, but will the series come to a conclusion thereafter?