Fred Armisen

Fred Armisen Can’t Keep Quiet in Portlandia Web Series for Subaru

Portlandia creators and stars Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein have teamed up with longtime partner Subaru for a four-part Web series tied to their hit IFC show. In "Talkative Driver," Armisen plays an unusually chatty car service driver discussing his every thought with increasingly impatient passengers.

How Horatio Sanz and Fred Armisen Are Creating a Digital Hub for Latino Comedy

The Hispanic population is the fastest-growing segment in the United States, accounting for 17 percent of the U.S. population, according to 2014 census estimates. Despite the fact that there are 55 million Latinos, however, the amount of original content targeting the demographic is lagging. And comedy is one of the largest gaps, especially within the digital space.

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. 

These 16 Videos Are Each a Case Study in Nailing the Right Tone for the Right Audience

Only a fool (or a brand with billions to spend on media) tries to be all things to all people. That's why Adweek's Watch Awards honor the year's top online […]

In an Unusual Upfront Pitch, IFC Says Its Viewers ‘Don’t Stink’

For a network that prides itself on comedy with a twist, it's not surprising that IFC also has been shaking up the standard upfront meetings this year.

6 Keys to Conquering SXSW

Austin’s SXSW is never about just one thing, it’s about one more thing. Brands look to outdo each other, startups look to outshine each other and parties look to be more epic than the last. Starting today with the interactive portion of the festival, Austin is a case study in the social media phenomenon of “fear of missing out,” or FOMO.

How Portlandia’s Social Effort Pounced on Lame Super Bowl Game

Super Bowl XLVIII, a bona fide bore, improbably ended up being the most-viewed TV program in American history.

Geico TV Ad Spoofs ‘Portlandia’ Skit

During the season premiere of IFC’s Portlandia on Jan. 4, viewers may have been taken aback by a Geico ad—dubbed “Piglandia”—that looked a lot like the show while also spoofing one of the comedy program’s classic sketches.

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