“It’s a magical place”: Kyle MacLachlan and Fred Armisen wax rhapsodic about Portland

IFC’s long-running sketch comedy series Portlandia aired its series finale earlier this year, capping off a seven-year run of bizarre, Portland-loving, hipster-skewering satire. We caught up with co-creator Fred Armisen and the (fictional) mayor of Portland himself, Kyle MacLachlan, to reminisce, talk about their love…

As season 2 wraps, the cast and creator of Brockmire ponder the show’s future

The second season of IFC’s Brockmire took the show to new heights of debauchery and alcohol-fueled meltdowns. The season wraps with the eponymous disgraced baseball announcer going down an epic path of self-destruction. We talked to Hank Azaria and the cast of Brockmire about their expectations for season three.

Documentary Now!'s third season will spoof the moon landing and the world of performance art

One of the fun parts of any season of IFC’s hit comedy anthology Documentary Now! is seeing the slowly growing list of genres and cinematic milestones that Bill Hader, Fred Armisen, Seth Meyers, and Rhys Thomas have decided to apply their gentle-but-insightful spoofing of the documentary format to next. And while…

Ash Vs. Evil Dead dives head first into the past to resolve some "Unfinished Business"

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To say there are skeletons in the closet for Ash Williams (Bruce Campbell) is an understatement. The guy has so many ancient demons lingering around that it’s almost impossible for him to finish a can of Shemp’s without having to reach for his chainsaw. But, the same could be said of Ash Vs. Evil Dead, too, especially…

Fred and Carrie help Rachel Bloom land a date in this exclusive Portlandia clip

Celebrity cameos on Portlandia range from the recurring (think Kyle MacLachlan as “Mayor”) to the kooky and entrepreneurial (Jeff Goldblum hawking actual knots), so multi-hyphenate performer Rachel Bloom’s appearance in the final season could really go anywhere. Does she lead a marching band through the city, or maybe…

IFC calls for another season of Brockmire

IFC has called up a second season of Brockmire, Hank Azaria’s new show about a baseball announcer. Though the series has yet to premiere—it will debut tonight—the network promises eight more episodes come 2018. “This show is the most fun I’ve ever had. Well, the most fun I’ve ever had while working, anyway,” Azaria …