Bill Hader

IFC’s ‘Documentary Now’ Goes Where Other Parodies Won’t

Though it features hilarious send-ups of some of the most influential documentaries of the last 30 years, Documentary Now—the new IFC series Seth Meyers created with fellow SNL alums Bill Hader and Fred Armisen—means no harm, Meyers says. 

Hulu’s Renewal of The Awesomes Promises Stability

Seth Meyers' offbeat superhero cartoon The Awesomes has lived up to its name as far as the brass at Hulu are concerned: the show has been renewed for a second season on the I-can't-believe-it's-not-a-traditional-network, marking Hulu's first co-produced scripted original renewal, and certainly one of its quickest.

Bill Hader Can’t Catch a Break in T-Mobile Ads, His First Post-SNL Gig

Saturday Night Live alumnus Bill Hader has teamed up with T-Mobile to become the brand's first spokesperson in several years not to wear a bright pink dress. The spots, directed by Adam & Dave of Arts & Sciences, advertise a new program called Jump, which does away with the crazy multi-year wait times for phone upgrades—a $10-a-month fee lets you upgrade twice a year. The spots, created by Publicis, show Hader in unfortunate but familiar situations like dropping his phone in a urinal, trying to dry it out in some rice, getting one-upped by someone with a better phone, having it squished by a large mustachioed man, and getting stuck with a phone that won't hold a charge. Hader is funny, but even funnier is Brian Huskey of Swagger Wagon and Sonic commercial fame, who delivers his usual awkward deadpan brilliance.

It’s Official: Seth Meyers Named Late Night Host

NBC on Sunday locked in the final piece of its late-night schedule, naming Seth Meyers the host of Late Night.