Documentary now! teases “funny as hell” new season
Oh, Helen Mirrenhas jokes.
In the teaser of Documentary now!the upcoming fourth season, premiering this October on AMC and IFC, the legendary Oscar-winning actress and Documentary now! host – teases what’s to come.
“I am Helen Mirren. I am pleased to announce the return of Documentary now! for its 53rd season,” she says. “Now, more than ever, the world needs Documentary now!.”
The series—from the creators Fred Armisen, Bill Hader, Seth Meyers and Rhys Thomas– is, of course, entering its fourth season, not the 53rd. But hey, who matters?
The teaser ends with a laugh from Armisen saying “Funny as hell,” which we’ll choose to interpret as a statement of the hilarity that lies ahead.
Documentary now!which pokes fun at prestige documentaries, with each episode tackling a different fictional subject, welcomes another Oscar winner into the season four mix. Cate Blanchett will appear alongside Succession and Ted Lasso star Harriet Walter in an episode titled “Two Barbers in Bagglyport”.
In the episode, which AMC says is “a comedic take on the documentaries 3 Lounges by the Sea and The September issue, Walter will play a salon owner, with Blanchett playing his employee, as they prepare for their annual lookbook.