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Emmy predictions: Outstanding supporting actor/actress in a comedy

The 66th annual Emmy Awards air Monday on NBC, so it's time for the Feed to weigh in on who might be taking home some gold.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Modern Family, Tony Hale

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Oregonian

2014 Emmy Countdown: Supporting actor, actress in a comedy series

Will Fred Armisen take home an Emmy for his work in "Portlandia"? Our 2014 Emmy Countdown continues -- hey, I'm not the one who came up with all these bazillion categories -- with a "Portlandia" nominee.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Comedy, Saturday Night Live, Emmy Awards, Fred Armisen, Modern Family, Girls, Movies

Wed Aug 13, 2014


Fred Armisen, multifaceted star of 'Portlandia,' to visit S.F.

Fred Armisen is being a little cagey. The "Saturday Night Live" veteran had a career resurgence in 2011 when he and Carrie Brownstein launched the IFC series "Portlandia."


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Comedy, Saturday Night Live, Fred Armisen, Emmy Awards

Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Oregonian

'Portlandia' nominations; my 3 favorite low-profile categories: 2014 Emmy Countdown begins

Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen in "Portlandia" Season 4. Both are among the 2014 Emmy nominees for their work on the show.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Emmy Awards, Modern Family, Portland, OR, Piedmont (Portland, OR), Movies

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Cinema Blend News

Carrie Brownstein Takes Over Lost In Austen For Nora Ephron

Riot grrrl turned comedienne Carrie Brownstein has been winning frenzied praise for her sketch show with Fred Armisen, Portlandia .


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Comedy Movies, Sleepless in Seattle, Drama Movies, Europress, Koch Media, Pride & Prejudice, Pride and Prejudice, Drama, Video Games, Vocal, Jane Austen


EMMYS: First Creative Arts Presenters Set

Patrick Adams , Carrie Brownstein , Fred Armisen , Morgan Freeman , and Tony Goldwyn are among the first presenters for the 2014 Creative Arts Emmy Awards announced today by the Television Academy.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Suits, Patrick J. Adams, Scandal, Tony Goldwyn

Thu Aug 07, 2014

WJLA-TV Arlington

Celebrity Buzz: KISS front man Gene Simmons latest to rip 'Redskins' name

Today's pop-culture roundup includes a long tongue, Beyonce and a big award, Larry David and Broadway, a high-flying Priince Willian, our mystery music video and much more.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Kiss, Pop/Rock, Soap Opera, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Larry David, MTV Video Music Awards, Music!

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Dallas Morning News

St. Vincent to fill in for 'Portlandia' pal Fred Armisen as 'Late Night' bandleader next week

Annie Clark's officially part of the Portlandia family, having appeared on several episodes of the terrific IFC series.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television


Carrie Brownstein Set to Finish Incomplete Nora Ephron Screenplay

Sleater-Kinney's Carrie Brownstein, known more recently for brandishing her comic chops on Portlandia , will tackle film screenwriting for the first time when she completes an unfinished Nora Ephron screenplay later this year.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Jane Austen, Vocal

Charleston City Paper

Twee Child of Mine: Mark Spitz explores the cultural phenomenon of Twee-dom in new book

Twee by definition means affectedly or excessively dainty, delicate, cute, or quaint, but in society it's come to mean much more than that.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Pop/Rock, Belle & Sebastian, New Girl

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Portlandia's Carrie Brownstein to Pen Lost in Austen Remake

According to Deadline, PORTLANDIA's Carrie Brownstein has signed on to finish writing Columbia Pictures ' new version of LOST IN AUSTEN .


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Jane Austen, Vocal

Sun Aug 03, 2014

New York Daily News

Dangerous Minds website is a pop-world treasure-trove

A website called Dangerous Minds delivers a daily gift bag of hidden brilliance and absurdity from the worlds of music, literature, advertising, leftist politics and hipster culture.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Frank Zappa, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Fred Armisen, New York

Wed Jul 30, 2014

First Lady Michelle Obama to Appear on The Hub's Kid President: Declaration of Awesome, 8/9

First Lady Michelle Obama discusses the importance of kids staying active and eating healthy every day as part of her Let's Move! Initiative in the season finale of "Kid President: Declaration of Awesome," airing Saturday, August 9 at 7 p.m. ET/ 4 p.m. PT on the HUB Network, champions of family fun and the only network dedicated to providing kids ... (more)


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Need to Know, Entertainment, Television, Christina Applegate, Celebrities, The Office, Comedy, Extra

Back Stage

Emmys 2014: Fred Armisen on - Portlandia' and His First Acting Nom

Despite "Portlandia's" two Emmy wins and additional four nominations prior to 2014, Fred Armisen still didn't expect his nomination for outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series this year.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Comedy, Saturday Night Live, Fred Armisen

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Daily Mail

Want to see Downton Abbey's flapper dresses up-close? New...

Father and son, 17, attempting to break around-the-world flying record are killed after their plane crashes off American Samoa Girl, 16, is arrested for 'hiding her pregnancy from her parents and burying her newborn daughter's body in the backyard after botched home birth' Amazon tribe who had never met other humans now have FLU after they were ... (more)


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television