Fred Armisen is known for his roles on Saturday Night Live along with numerous movies and television series.

He is staring in a new future hit comedy on IFC starting January 21st at 10:30 p.m. entitled “Portlandia”.

Tuesday, January 4th, Fred called The Backstage Beat and told us about the show, his roles on SNL, and what he wants out of 2011.

Have a listen and make sure you watch Portlandia![audio: TBBFredArmisen.mp3]