Also, whereas SNL incorporates music by having guests play songs each week, sometime-drummer Armisen and Wild Flag leader Brownstein bring a music-honed sense of timing to the art of sketch, in addition to thrusting guest stars like Aimee Mann and Dinosaur Jr’s J Mascis right into sketches.
Naturally, the creation process for the two shows is rather divergent.“It’s a much smaller group, and we’re primarily writing for just Carrie and me.
So we have a different kind of focus,” Armisen says.
"The lesbian aspect of the story is important, but much more important is the fact that these women are mothers, daughters, girlfriends and working women," the star added.
It has been at the heart of our ‘slightly-off’ comedy programming strategy since its inception.
But all good things must come to an end, and we very much look forward to Season 8 or as Bryce Shivers and Lisa Eversman might say…put a bird on it!
30 Rock, Arrested Development, The Sopranos, The West Wing, Westworld, Mad Men, The Simpsons (1-9), The Wire, Portlandia, IT Crowd.