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WATCH: Hosni Mubarak Thanks America On 'SNL'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Fred Armisen returned to Weekend Update as Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on last night's "SNL," and this time the joke was directed as much at the ...

WATCH: Worst House Sitting Gig Ever On 'Portlandia'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Once again, 'Portlandia' proves to be one of the most playful and engaging new shows on TV, with another strong episode complete with iconic character...

WATCH: Aimee Mann, Sarah McLachlan On 'Portlandia'

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

If you are (or were) a comedy, music and women's studies geek, then last night's episode of "Portlandia" was probably the best moment of your life. A...

WATCH: Armisen As Pres. Mubarak On SNL's Weekend Update

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

As always, finding the potential for comedy in the midst of an ongoing tragedy is as difficult as it is dangerous. Fred Armisen, Seth Meyers and the W...

WATCH: Aubrey Plaza Visits A Lesbian Bookstore On 'Portlandia'

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Since its premiere last week, IFC's newest sketch comedy "Portlandia" has been heralded by many as a welcome surprise. The brainchild of Fred Armisen ...

EXCLUSIVE: Fred Armisen Talks 'Portlandia' & Playing Obama On 'SNL'

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Fred Armisen is perhaps best known for playing President Obama on "Saturday Night Live," where he's been in the cast since 2002. But this week, IFC s...

SNL Takes On New York's Real Estate Woes (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

This weekend's Saturday Night Live host may live in LA, but Jim Carrey's got a good ear for how 'authentic' New Yorkers sound. Case in point: this w...

WATCH: The Dream Of The 90s Is Alive In 'Portlandia'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

If the '60s embodied the spirit of revolution and the '70s and '80s carried out those new ideals, the '90s were a period whose central celebratory con...

The Top 5 Funniest Political Comedy Videos of 2010

Matt Wilstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Matt Wilstein

This week, we turn our attention to the funniest political videos of the year, made exclusively for the web.

Betty White & SNL Alum To Honor Tina Fey At Kennedy Center

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

WASHINGTON — Betty White will join "Saturday Night Live" cast members when they toast Tina Fey with the nation's top humor prize at the Kennedy ...

Weiner, Armey Spar At New Yorker Festival

AP | JOCELYN NOVECK | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — "I think this is going well," remarked New Yorker editor David Remnick to his audience at a weekend panel on the tea party movement. ...

Elisabeth Moss Files For Divorce From Fred Armisen - Did Scientology Split Them Up?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Elisabeth Moss has filed for divorce from her husband of 11 months, SNL's Fred Armisen, Entertainment Tonight reports. The 'Mad Men' actress lists t...

Fred Armisen & Abby Elliott DATING? SNL Costars Together Following His Separation

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

UPDATE: People confirmed the news, and was told by an unnamed source that his split from wife Elisabeth Moss is 'totally amicable.' PREVIOUSLY: Les...


Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Elisabeth Moss and Fred Armisen have separated after 10 months of marriage, Life & Style reports. The Scientologist "Mad Men" actress and the "SNL"...

'SNL' Takes On Obama's Latest Attempt For Financial Reform (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

'SNL' opened last night with Obama (Fred Armisen) addressing the nation after his latest attempt to convince Wall Street that reform was needed. Despi...

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SNL 'Presidents' Reunite For Video Pushing Wall Street Reform (WATCH) | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Will Ferrell, Fred Armisen, Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, Dana Carvey and Darrell Hammond, the Saturday Night Live actors who have played every American ...

Fred Armisen's SNL Tribute to Hardcore Punk

Joshua Glazer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Joshua Glazer

I've been a fan of Armisen's for years, dating back to his days as the drummer in early-'90s Chicago punk group Trenchmouth.

Fred Armisen & Elisabeth Moss Tie The Knot | Michael Y. Park | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Her character Peggy Olson might be stifling in a 1960s atmosphere of sexism and repression but Mad Men's Elisabeth Moss has something to crack a big s...

Joy Behar Hosts Fred Armisen, SNL 'Doppelganger' (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Joy Behar comes face-to-face with her SNL "doppelganger" Fred Armisen on her HLN show Wednesday night. In a preview clip, Behar tells Armisen that he...

SNL: Gaga for the YouTube Moments, but God Is in the Details

Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Rachel Sklar

What's more important to SNL, comedy or buzz? When the parade of cameos is over, at the end of the day there's got to be something else there to keep viewers giving a damn.

'Daily Show' Destroys CNN For Fact-Checking 'SNL' Instead Of Their Guests (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Jon Stewart began his show last night by skewering CNN for fact-checking a "Saturday Night Live" skit in which Fred Armisen (playing Barack Obama) cla...

On Armisen's Obama Impression

Lynda Obst | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lynda Obst

I can't believe no one has written about how terrible Fred Armisen's impression is of Barack Obama on SNL. It makes me cringe in horror.

SNL Vs. Obama: Sketch Details All The President's Failures Since Taking Office (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

"Saturday Night Live" opened its show with a particularly harsh send-up of President Obama last night. The critique focused on failed promises, as a c...

SNL Takes On Obama's Peace Prize: "I Won It For Not Being Bush" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

"Saturday Night Live" opened last night with a sketch mocking the president's good fortune, starting with his Nobel Peace Prize win: "This prize best...

Bladdivan: Say Goodbye To Shy Bladder Syndrome With SNL's First Commercial Parody Of The Season (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Do you have a shy bladder? Problems peeing in front of other men? If so, Bladdivan is for you if you don't mind seriously embarrassing side effects an...