Documentary Now! is an American mockumentary television series on IFC, created by Saturday Night Live alumni Fred Armisen, Bill Hader, Seth Meyers, and director Rhys Thomas, with Armisen and Hader starring in the series and Thomas co-directing. The series spoofs celebrated documentary films by parodying the style. Comedy · Documentary Now parodies the current obsession with documentaries. Season one features six different stories and stylistic approaches paying tribute to the doc format. About. Documentary Now! lovingly parodies some of the world's best-known documentaries. Starring Fred Armisen and Bill Hader, each episode is shot in a different style of documentary filmmaking and honors some of the most important stories that didn't actually happen.
Elevating the art of parody, this sharply comic series spoofs high-profile documentaries such as "Grey Gardens" and "The Thin Blue Line." Watch trailers & learn more. Pop culture obsessives writing for the pop culture obsessed. One of the fun parts of any season of IFC's hit comedy anthology Documentary Now! is seeing the slowly growing list of genres and cinematic milestones that Bill Hader, Fred Armisen, Seth Meyers, and Rhys Thomas have decided to apply their gentle-but-insightful spoofing of the documentary format to next. And while.
The latest Tweets from Documentary Now! (@DocumentaryNow). Watch # DocumentaryNow! Season 51 on the @IFC app. Returns in Metacritic TV Reviews, Documentary Now!, Fred Armisen and Bill Hader put a comedic spin to documentaries in this six-episodes series created with Seth Meyers. 16 Sep The most impressive thing about “Documentary Now,” the Bill Hader/Fred Armisen/Seth Meyers collaboration that's just launched its second season on IFC, is the attention to detail. In creating these stand-alone tributes to iconic docs like “ Jiro Dreams of Sushi” and “Grey Gardens,” the team prides itself on.