Fred Armisen Recent News



Amy Schumer and Tina Fey Show Lady PDA at the 74th Annual Peabody Awards

Some celebs make out well at the Peabody Awards. Others just simply make out.

Mia Lardiere | June 1, 2015 - 2:11 pm

Let Lil Jon, (Lil) Lena Dunham and Other Celebs Convince You to Rock The Vote

If Lil Lena votes, why shouldn’t you?

With just weeks to go before the midterm elections, the folks at Rock The Vote have recruited Lil Jon and his famous friends to encourage all of us to register and vote.

Peggy Truong | October 7, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Fred Armisen and Natasha Lyonne Might Be Dating

There is a hipster God.

Portlandia star Fred Armisen and Orange is The New Black actress Natasha Lyonne could be a quirky new couple. …

Barbara DeFranco | August 27, 2014 - 9:45 am

Watch Fred Armisen Call Strangers and Freak Them Out

I would definitely accept a call from Portlandia star Fred Armisen. Would you?

The Emmy-nominated actor and former SNL star decided to see if people on the street would step outside their comfort zone and allow their curiosity to overrule their skepticism.

Fred, in a social experiment sponsored by Heineken, called…

Barbara DeFranco | July 23, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Emmys Countdown: A Chat About Best Supporting Actor

In the lead-up to the announcement on Emmy nominations on July 10, Celebuzz will be looking at the past year in outstanding television and analyzing what will be recognized and what, what should be recognized and what should not. Today, Robert Kessler and Barbara DeFranco discuss the Best Supporting Actor categories.

Robert Kessler | July 2, 2014 - 3:00 pm

New Details About Maya Rudolph’s NBC Variety Special

Back in November we told you that Maya Rudolph was shooting a variety special for NBC, to be potentially picked up as a series. Well that special finally has a premiere date, and it’s just about a month away.

Robert Kessler | April 15, 2014 - 9:00 pm

Elisabeth Moss Shows Major Sideboob, Talks ‘Traumatic and Awful’ Marriage to Fred Armisen

Well hello there Elisabeth Moss!

The Mad Men actress is giving us an eyeful of sideboob in the latest issue of New York magazine, in which she talks about her “traumatic and awful” marriage to Portlandia star Fred Armisen and how she deals with tabloid drama.

Michael Prieve | March 10, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Fred Armisen Will Be the Bandleader on ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’

Every night on Late Night with Seth Meyers will be an SNL reunion. That’s because Fred Armisen will serve as the permanent bandleader for the show, as NBC confirmed today.

Robert Kessler | February 10, 2014 - 9:00 pm

Fred Armisen And Jason Sudeikis Leaving ‘Saturday Night Live’: Report

Saturday Night Live may be losing more of its biggest players.
Following news that seasoned veteran Bill Hader was exiting the NBC sketch show after eight years, word has it that his castmates, Fred Armisen and Jason Sudeikis, are jumping ship too.
According to a report by the New York Post, the two men —…

Gabrielle Chung | May 16, 2013 - 5:45 pm

Hollywood Goes To Washington

The famous have taken over Washington, D.C.
On Friday, the nation’s capital welcomed the first batch of White House Correspondents Dinner pre-parties, including one hosted by The New Yorker’s David Remnick.

fashion hits and misses from the 2012 WHCA Dinner

Peggy Truong | April 27, 2013 - 10:30 am

‘SNL’ Recap: Christoph Waltz Loves Fred Armisen…In Drag (VIDEOS)

Christoph Waltz celebrated his home country of Austria and played a man in love with Fred Armisen in a skirt on the latest installment of Saturday Night Live.

In his opening monologue, Waltz addressed a common misconception about Austrians and Germans.

“I’ve wanted to host for a long time but they…

Peggy Truong | February 17, 2013 - 10:30 am

Courteney Cox, Heidi Klum, Mariah Carey: Top 10 Celebrity Quotes of the Week (PHOTOS)

“Some people are more experimental in bed and others are more boring. If you are wild and crazy, bring it on so the other person is well aware that you have little devil horns that come out every once in a while.”

Which hot mama let her wild side fly free in a…

Alexa Kravitz | January 12, 2013 - 9:00 am

‘Saturday Night Live’ Promos, Minus Host Gwyneth Paltrow

Thanks to the snowstorm that’s rocking the east coast, Gwyneth Paltrow got stuck overseas and couldn’t make it to New York in time to shoot this week’s promos for Saturday Night Live. Hopefully she’ll get there in time for the actual show!

But fear not, because Andy Samberg and Fred Armisen were on…

Celebuzz | January 12, 2011 - 10:55 am

Emma Stone Spoofs Lindsay Lohan on ‘SNL’ (VIDEO)

Emma Stone’s lifelong dream of hosting Saturday Night Live came true over the weekend and the It girl used her debut to impersonate troubled starlet and fellow redhead Lindsay Lohan in the show’s recurring View skit.
With Kenan Thompson playing Whoopi and Fred Armisen reprising his hilarious Joy Behar character, Emma busted out her best…

| October 25, 2010 - 3:45 am

Jane Lynch Creates ‘Glee’ Theme on ‘SNL’ (VIDEO)

Glee scene-stealer Jane Lynch finally made her Saturday Night Live hosting debut over the weekend, giving fans something they’ve never heard before: a Glee theme song!
With help from SNL star Fred Armisen, Jane dedicated her first-ever monologue to the creation of a Glee opening theme song. In true Sue Sylvester form, the ditty was…

| October 11, 2010 - 5:12 am

Jane Lynch Prepares for ‘SNL’ Takeover (VIDEO)

Glee star and comedic genius Jane Lynch makes her Saturday Night Live debut on Saturday and if the anticipation is simply killing you, get your fix by checking out her promo spots (courtesy of Zap2it.)
Jane pulls out some mild Sue Sylvester-style intimidation tactics on castmember Fred Armisen, who claims he’s not put off by…

| October 7, 2010 - 5:01 am

Elisabeth Moss Files for Divorce From Fred Armisen

Mad Men beauty Elisabeth Moss has officially filed for divorce from husband and Saturday Night Live star Fred Armisen.
There had been whisperings about the pair’s split since August, but it wasn’t made official until this week. The 28-year-old actress cited “irreconcilable differences” as the cause behind the split.
The two met in October 2008…

| September 21, 2010 - 6:22 am

Report: Fred Armisen and Abby Elliott Dating

Just as quickly as the surprising news of the split between Saturday Night Live stalwart Fred Armisen and Mad Men starlet Elisabeth Moss spread, a new report claims that Armisen is now dating fellow SNL cast member Abby Elliott.
Life & Style, who broke the news of the Armisen-Moss split, now reports that Armisen —…

| August 19, 2010 - 5:39 am